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Each month, Nurture KC distributes an update with news highlights to help our members and friends of the organization stay informed. Read our March 2020 Update to learn about: • How we are operating, and still serving families, during COVID-19. • Our immunization billboard campaign that appeared around KC. • A new Coronavirus Resources Page […]

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Even though Coronavirus (COVID-19) has shut down businesses, schools and life as we know it, Nurture KC is still assisting the families we serve through our Healthy Start program. Appointments between our Community Health Workers and program participants are still taking place as scheduled, but now mainly via phone and video conferencing (very limited in-person […]

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Governor Mike Parson has announced several concrete commitments to Missourians dependent on government aid to help them through the Coronavirus pandemic. For example, Missouri will waive work requirements for food stamps for 90 days, extend child-care subsidy benefits for 90 days, relax prescription refill requirements and not terminate Medicaid participants’ eligibility. “My administration and I […]

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Kansas Lieutenant Governor Lynn Rogers stopped in for a conversation with community residents and partners, including Nurture KC, in Wyandotte County, to discuss the need for Medicaid expansion and the great impact it would have on moms and babies. Two mothers shared their struggles in navigating a health care system that removes coverage for many […]

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Each month, Nurture KC distributes an update with news highlights to help our members and friends of the organization stay informed. Read our February 2020 Update to learn about: • A new MEMBERS tab on our web site, allowing members to access legislative content for Kansas and Missouri. • Heart disease during pregnancy, and how […]

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The Alliance for a Healthy Kansas is planning a Medicaid Expansion Rally for Thursday, Feb. 13, at 11 a.m. at the Kansas State Capitol (2nd Floor Rotunda), located at 300 SW 10th Ave. Topeka, Kan. The goal? To let our legislators know we need to pass Medicaid expansion NOW instead of using it as a […]

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Each month, Nurture KC distributes an update with news highlights to help our members and friends of the organization stay informed. Starting this month, we are housing these newsletters on our web site for anyone to access. Read the January 2020 Update to learn about: • Our key priorities in the upcoming legislative session • […]

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Today Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly and GOP Senate Majority Leader, Republican Jim Denning together revealed a plan for expanding Medicaid in Kansas. “We’re excited to see this bipartisan solution to expand Medicaid health insurance coverage to 130,000 deserving Kansans,” says Tracy Russell, Executive Director of Nurture KC.

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This Giving Tuesday, support vulnerable KC metro families who need it most. Giving to Nurture KC this holiday season has never been easier! Simply text DONATE to 816-203-1489. Then, click on the response link to give online. It’s quick, easy and hassle-free.

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Learn what policies will positively impact the health of KC metro families Kansas City, Mo. Join us as coalition partners develop our legislative policy agenda for 2020. We will hear from players in the Medicaid expansion campaigns in both Kansas and Missouri. Along with access to care, immunization, tobacco prevention and early care wellness standards will be examined. Don’t miss this opportunity to see the politics firsthand and gain inside knowledge into policies to improve families’ health for generations to come.

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