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COVID-19 Newsroom

What we know about the novel coronavirus is evolving every day. Whether discussing the highly contagious Delta and Omicron variants or COVID-19 vaccine for kids, it can be hard to keep track. At The University of Kansas Health System, our infectious disease experts are working hard to better understand this emerging virus and provide valuable, trustworthy, science-based information about COVID-19.

On this page, you'll find the latest news, updates, blogs, press releases, videos and more regarding COVID-19. For media inquiries, please contact Jill Chadwick, news director, by calling 913-588-5246.

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COVID-19 news and blogs

Get the latest COVID-19 news and blogs from The University of Kansas Health System.

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Morning Medical Update

To provide information and education to help our communities stay safe, infectious disease specialist Dana Hawkinson, MD, and chief medical officer Steve Stites, MD, host live discussions on weekdays at 8 a.m. Visit our Facebook Page or YouTube channel to tune in.

Pillars of Infection Prevention Control

If you think you have COVID-19, call your primary care provider or set up an urgent care video visit.

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