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KC Workplace Mental Health Assessment Results


Healthy KC · Healthcare · Workplace Development

About six months ago the KC Chamber and Healthy KC launched the KC Workplace Mental Health Assessment -- a key tool in learning about and sharing what mental health resources businesses and organizations in Greater KC are providing their employees. Who knew that within just a few months of starting the conversation at our kickoff event in November, the COVID-19 crisis would hit? Read Article
KC Chamber

Your Chamber at Work - March 30, 2020


COVID · Healthy KC · Public Policy · Financial Services · Healthcare · Workplace Development · Economic Development · Newsletters

FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO A few important items for you this morning. Read Article
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KC Chamber Update - Health Provider Conditions/Needs in KC Area


COVID · Healthy KC · Healthcare

Congressional offices have contacted the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce to request updated information on what KC regional health care providers are encountering relative to COVID-19. Following is the Chamber’s request for financial relief for the health care industry and a bullet point summary of the information we have gathered from many area providers who voluntarily replied to our request for information. This has been shared with all four of our region’s US Senate offices and the offices of Rep. Cleaver, Rep. Davids, Rep. Watkins, Rep. Graves, and Rep. Read Article
City of Kansas City, MO

Mayor Lucas Issues Citywide “Stay at Home” Order, Extends School Closures


COVID · Healthy KC · Public Policy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas – in consultation with Health Department Director Dr. Rex Archer and Emergency Medical Services Medical Director Dr. Erica Carney – today issued a “Stay at Home” Order, requiring Kansas Citians to stay at home except for “essential activities” as our community continues working to slow the spread of COVID-19. Grocery stores, pharmacies, gas stations, and healthcare facilities will remain open. This order will take effect at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, March 24. Read Article
KC Chamber

A message from the KC Chamber President and CEO on COVID-19


COVID · KC Chamber · Healthy KC · Healthcare

The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s commitment to leading the way to the best KC region means taking action during extraordinary times. The Chamber’s leadership team has been meeting to establish protocol to keep our staff, Chamber members, and the general public safe and minimize the risk of exposure to COVID-19 while continuing our important mission. Read Article
KC Chamber

Your Chamber at Work - February 24, 2020


Small Business Celebration · KC Chamber · Diversity, Equity & Inclusion · Healthy KC · Economic Development · World Trade Center · Newsletters

FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO Good news for one of Kansas City’s major employers, now that a federal judge cleared the last major hurdle to the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile. Though a few more approvals are necessary, T-Mobile says it expects to close on the deal as early as April 1. Read Article
KC Chamber

Your Chamber at Work - February 4, 2020


Small Business · Diversity, Equity & Inclusion · Healthy KC · Newsletters

FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO WOW! A Super – and superb – Bowl win for our Kansas City Chiefs! And what a game! The first three quarters kept me on the edge of my seat, but the knowledge that Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs can come back from behind helped slow my heartbeat. And come back they did. Fifty years in the making, and victory feels very sweet. Read Article
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In Partnership with AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, KC Chefs Create Heart-Healthy Dishes Honoring American Heart Month


Member News · Healthy KC · Healthcare

MERRIAM, Kan. – Back by popular demand, Kansas City diners can enjoy dining out and eating heart-healthy at participating metro restaurants throughout the month of February. AdventHealth Shawnee Mission is sponsoring its sixth-annual Heart Month Restaurant Partnership in honor of American Heart Month, featuring chef-created heart-healthy meals at 12 metro eateries.  Read Article