Governor Mike Parson | Governor Laura Kelly | Truman Medical Center | Kansas City Mime
Segment 1, beginning at 2:09: Missouri governor on slowing the spread and lifting restrictions
Governor Mike Parson announced that some businesses could begin reopening on May 4th. Parson acknowledged there are still challenges ahead, including the production of materials for adequate testing throughout the state.
- Mike Parson, Governor of Missouri
Segment 2, beginning at 23:51: Kansas governor on unemployment claims and coronavirus testing
Governor Laura Kelly said the state's outdated computer system has complicated processing of unemployment claims for out-of-work Kansans. Kelly said she hasn't made up her mind about extending her stay-at-home order past May 3rd, pointing out that testing must be more readily available.
- Laura Kelly, Governor of Kansas
Segment 3, beginning at 36:21: Medical center executive says hospitals can adapt to meet a potential surge of COVID-19 cases
It seems as though Kansas Citians have done their part to flatten the curve, as the city's hospital bed capacity has not yet been maxed out. The CEO of Truman Medical Center says if an increase, or even a second wave, of COVID-19 cases materializes, his facility is ready.
- Charlie Shields, CEO of Truman Medical Centers
Segment 4, beginning at 51:42: Kansas City entertainer is finding new ways to delight.
The coronavirus lockdown made Beth Byrd-Lonski realize that if audiences couldn't come to her then she would have to go to them. She described her latest performance.