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Latest COVID-19 News and Information
We may be isolated, but we don’t have to be alone. AARP Community Connections is a new website that offers steps to find help – or give it – during the coronavirus pandemic. At a time when people are self-isolating, the website connects you to support in your community. It also enables you to join or organize your own online mutual aid group to stay connected, share ideas and help your family, neighbors and those most affected by COVID-19.
The following are issues that AARP Kansas staff and volunteers will be advocating for during the 2021 legislative session which begins on Monday, January 11, 2021.
AARP in Kansas City is hosting a virtual support drive to help Harvesters - The Community Food Network fight hunger. If you are lucky enough to be able to work from home or shelter in place without losing income, you are among the fortunate. Some of our friends and neighbors are not as fortunate and may need food assistance for the first time.
AARP Kansas Thanks Governor Kelly for Extending Capacity of the State’s Health Care Workforce during Covid-19 Pandemic
AARP Kansas State Director Dr. Maren Turner, commended Governor Laura Kelly for issuing Executive Order No. 20-26 that allows for the relief from certain restrictions relating to the provision of healthcare services in light of the public health emergency of the COVID-19 pandemic. In particular, Dr. Turner thanked the Governor for permitting nurse practitioners and advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) to provide healthcare without written physician contracts.
AARP will host a live Coronavirus Information Tele-Town Hall every Thursday at 12 p.m. (CST). Experts at this week’s live Q&A event will address your questions related to protecting yourself and loved ones from the virus, staying healthy and reducing social isolation.