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


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, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson) at our Parkville location.

1st doses and 2nd doses are available each day

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.


The Platte County Health Department is offering COVID vaccines every other Friday for area residents age 12 and over.
Next clinic: October 1, 2021

212 Marshall Road | Platte City, MO 64079
Back of building, lower level

The clinic will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. and is available as a walk in. Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson vaccines will be offered for first, second and booster doses. If coming for second or booster dose, bring immunization card. Vaccines are offered at no cost. 

Registration can be completed ahead of time by clicking here or at the clinic and insurance card can be uploaded here.


Cash or credit card payment of $100 is required prior to testing.

Appointments are required and may be made by calling (816) 587-5998, extension 'hashtag 204'.

Testing has been expanded to include Platte County residents with or without symptoms of COVID-19.

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

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.

COVID-19 Cases Reported in Platte County Since Beginning of Pandemic
Total Platte Platte not in KC Platte in KC
8,979 4,342 4,637
COVID-19 Deaths Reported in Platte County Since Beginning of Pandemic 
Total Platte   Platte not in KC Platte in KC 
147  58  89

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 rolling-average case count, positivity rate, data for schools, and more.

Information from Our Partners

Missouri's COVID-19 Dashboard

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center

Hospital Situational Awareness Report - KC Region

SEMA DAILY BRIEF - Hospital utilization data is usually found between pages 6-10.

IMHE COVID-19 Projections - Missouri

IMHE COVID-19 Projections - Kansas

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Physical Activity Recommendations During the Coronavirus Disease-2019 Virus Outbreak

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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

  • Young Joon Park, Young June Choe, Ok Park, et al Contact Tracing during Coronavirus Disease Outbreak, South Korea, 2020
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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
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  • 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

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.