COVID-19 Vaccination Info; Public Health Recommendations; COVID-19 Testing; Case Counts; and More!


Platte County Health Department COVID-19 Testing
Appointments will be offered Monday - Friday at our Parkville office. Testing is free and results are available within two hours. Appointments can be made at:

CDC Updates and Shortens Recommended Isolation and Quarantine Period for General Population -
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Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Reported in Platte County Since Beginning of Pandemic
Total Platte Platte not in KC Platte in KC
17,242 8,291 8,951
COVID-19 Deaths Reported in Platte County Since Beginning of Pandemic 
Total Platte   Platte not in KC Platte in KC 
190  90  100

Platte County Health Department COVID-19 Dashboard (Hover the mouse cursor over the bars on the graphs below to view numbers of cases.)

Note:This data does not include the portion of Platte County located in the city limits of Kansas City, Missouri. To see Kansas City, Missouri's COVID-19 Data Dashboard,click here.

MARC's Kansas City Region COVID-19 Data Hub

Compare Platte County to other jurisdictions in case count, positivity rate, and more.

School District COVID-19 Dashboards
North Platte R1 School District
Park Hill School District
Platte County R3 School District
West Platte School District

Dashboards of Our Partners

Kansas City, Missouri's COVID-19 Data Dashboard

Missouri's COVID-19 Dashboard

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center

Hospital Situational Awareness Report - KC Region

Platte County Public Health Recommendations 2021 08 05
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CDC Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People
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Guidance for K-12 Schools
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
American Academy of Pediatrics
Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City
Missouri Departments of Elementary & Secondary Education and Health & Senior Services

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Myths and Facts About COVID-19 Vaccines
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Platte County Health Department’s Vaccination Clinic Schedule


PCHD offers all COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer and Moderna) at our Parkville location.

1st doses and 2nd doses and boosters are available each day. Updated CDC COVID-19 booster shot guidance

Clinic Hours: Monday thru Friday, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM.
Clinic Location: 1201 East Street, Parkville, MO 64152

To schedule an appointment, call the Parkville office at (816) 587-5998, then press 1.


How Missourians can get a free COVID-19 test

1. Walk in or schedule an appointment for a test at one of the state’s free community testing sites: COVID-19 Community Testing Sites.
Order a test through the state’s free at-home COVID-19 testing program.
Find a free testing option near you through the federal pharmacy locations.
4. Appointments will be offered on Mondays and Fridays from 9 to 11 a.m. at our Parkville office. Testing is free and results are available within two hours. Appointments can be made at:

Are you a contact of someone diagnosed with COVID-19? If yes, wait 5 days after exposure to get tested.

Testing Sites in the Kansas City Area
Every Monday - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm  Heavy Construction Laborers, Parking Lot Local #663 7820 Prospect Kansas City, MO 64132
Every Thursday - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm  Heavy Construction Laborers, Parking Lot Local #663 7820 Prospect Kansas City, MO 64132
Every Friday - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm  Heavy Construction Laborers, Parking Lot Local #663 7820 Prospect Kansas City, MO 64132
Every Saturday - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm  Teamsters Local #955, Parking Lot 4501 Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd Kansas City, MO 64130
Saturday (February 12) 8:00 am - 5:30 pm West Peculiar Fire Station 2 20523 S. School Rd. Peculiar MO 64078 Pre-registration with appointments required

Other testing sites in the KC area

Questions about COVID-19?

Get answers to your questions here.
Call this hotline between the hours of 7:00 AM and 9:00 PM, 7 days a week: 877-435-8411.

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IMHE COVID-19 Projections - Missouri

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Identifying airborne transmission as the dominant route for the spread of COVID-19

Physical distancing, face masks and eye protection to prevent person-to-person transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis

A modelling framework to assess the likely effectiveness of facemasks in combination with ‘lock-down’ in managing the COVID-19 pandemic

Community Use of Face Masks and COVID-19: Evidence from a Natural Experiment of State Mandates in the US

Yes, Wearing Masks Helps. Here's Why

What are the different face coverings and which is most effective

People This Age Are More Infectious, COVID-19 Study Finds

Mask Demonstration

This striking science experiment shows the effectiveness of masks and social distancing

Articles Regarding Efficacy of Masks

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  • Aydin O, Emon B, Saif MTA. Performance of fabrics for home-made masks against spread of respiratory infection through droplets: a quantitative mechanistic study. medRxiv preprint doi:, posted April 24, 2020.
  • Ma QX, Shan H, Zhang HL, Li GM, Yang RM, Chen JM. Potential utilities of mask-wearing and instant hand hygiene for fighting SARS-CoV-2. J Med Virol. 2020. PMID: 32232986external icon
  • Leung, N.H.L., Chu, D.K.W., Shiu, E.Y.C. et al.Respiratory virus shedding in exhaled breath and efficacy of face masks. Nat Med. 2020. PMID: 32371934external icon
  • Johnson DF, Druce JD, Birch C, Grayson ML. A quantitative assessment of the efficacy of surgical and N95 masks to filter influenza virus in patients with acute influenza infection. Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Jul 15;49(2):275-7. PMID: 19522650external icon
  • Green CF, Davidson CS, Panlilio AL, et al. Effectiveness of selected surgical masks in arresting vegetative cells and endospores when worn by simulated contagious patients. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012;33(5):487-494. PMID: 22476275external icon
More Helpful Resources:

Prepare Metro KC includes a collection of COVID-19 information from local health departments throughout the Kansas City Area.

Protect Yourself by following CDC recommendations.

 Travel recommendations for your specific destination.