Cass County Health Department Weekly Update

Harrisonville, MO (June 7, 2021) – 

Cass County has released its weekly report documenting COVID-19 impacts and vaccination efforts to combat the pandemic.

There were 28 confirmed (PCR tests) cases in Cass County in the last week, as compared to 29 cases the week prior. In addition, there were 29 probable cases (antigen tests and other cases), up slightly from 22 cases the week prior. Only 20 individuals were notified of a potential COVID-19 contact, down from 115 such notifications the week prior.

Overall, Cass County has reported 7,733 cases, about 7,322 cases per 100,000 residents. The county has reported 88 deaths with no new deaths in several weeks.  Cass County has the fewest deaths for 100,000 residents (83.4) of any Kansas City metropolitan county in Missouri.

The Cass County Health Department administered 186 vaccine doses last week and has administered 9,601 first doses and 8,949 second doses of COVID-19 vaccines through June 5th. The department uses the Pfizer (age 12 and up) and Moderna (age 18 and up) vaccines.

In addition to Health Department administered vaccines, other entities are offering vaccines to county residents. According to the state of Missouri’s dashboard, the total number of Cass County residents fully vaccinated is 30,571 (28.9%) with 35,218 (33.3%) having received at least their first dose. Overall, 943 doses were administered in Cass County in the last seven days.

The Health Department will continue to offer vaccinations by appointment from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at their clinic, 300 S. Main Street, Harrisonville, MO 64701. For an appointment, residents can call 816-380-8425.

The Health Department is looking for businesses or organizations who would like to sponsor an on-site vaccination clinic for their employees or members. Anyone interested can call 816-380-8425.