Cases of COVID-19 are rising again around Kansas City, marking what some local doctors are calling a new wave. But unlike the winter’s omicron wave, hospitals in the area are not overcrowded, and overall numbers are generally lower.

Your mind may also be playing tricks on you as the weather changes. Asking, “Is it a cold, is it allergies or is it COVID-19?” has been a discussion topic at a time when more people also have their guard down and are enjoying the warm weather.

COVID-19 isn’t going anywhere, so what are some things you should look for during the summer?

The Kansas City Star spoke to Dr. Sarah Boyd, an infectious disease physician on Saint Luke’s COVID-19 Response Team, for tips.

Read the full Kansas City Star article: Is it Allergies or COVID? With Cases Rising Around Kansas City, Doctors Urge Testing


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