COVID filling Kansas hospitals to capacity
December 23, 2021
Kansas City metro area health leaders are warning hospitals are overwhelmed as the coronavirus pandemic continues to worsen.
“Folks, this is what you have to understand: As the weather got cold, masks came off. We still have a lot of unvaccinated folks. We set ourselves up for danger,” said Steve Stites, chief medical officer at The University of Kansas Health System. ”That danger is real, it’s present and it’s at our doorstep. This is a warning to all of you: We
are in trouble.”
Stites and the KU health system hosted a Friday news conference featuring chief medical offic...