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Where Wyandotte County Health Officials Are In Keeping Up With The COVID-19 Caseload

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Julie Denesha
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KCUR 89.3
Tasting capacity has increased in Kansas City, Kansas, and Wyandotte County, said Dr. Allan Greiner, but contact tracers struggle to keep up with all the known cases.

Only Ford County in southwest Kansas has more known cases of COVID-19 than Wyandotte County. We asked the county's top health official what the county is doing to check transmission of the coronavirus.

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