From food safety to immunizations, violence prevention to economic mobility, the Kansas City, Missouri Health Department (KCHD) addresses core public health needs and the root causes of diseases to increase the health, wellbeing, and longevity of everyone in the region.
Nationally recognized and accredited, KCHD works to promote, preserve, and protect the health of Kansas City residents, visitors, and workers through a variety of leading programs and services.
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Health Equity Tool
Together with Human Impact Partners, we created an Equity Lens Tool for health officials and their staffs to use in the context of COVID-related decision making.View Tool
2020 Transition Paper
The next Administration and 117th Congress must implement policies to address COVID-19, substance use, systemic racism, and other health threats.Read Paper