With rapidly rising coronavirus cases and increasingly full hospitals, most of the Kansas City metro is tightening COVID-19 restrictions.

Some counties have reduced the maximum capacity allowed at restaurants, bars, and gyms. But doctors warn eating out or exercising at a gym still comes with a higher risk.

The Beacon talked to Dr. Marc Larsen, an emergency physician and director of operations for Saint Luke's COVID-19 Response Team, about best strategies to protect you and your family.

Read the full Beacon article: How Kansas City metro COVID-19 restrictions compare to each other

Read more >

Related Content

Apparel, Clothing, Coat, Lab Coat, Person, Doctor
Danielle's story

"You get those rare moments that you're reminded why you went into this field, and it makes everything so much better." Danielle Hammontree, Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Saint Luke’s East Hospital

Read more >
Person, Doctor, Clothing, Apparel, Lab Coat, Coat, Face, Nurse
Deb's story

Deb Day, Registered Nurse · Anderson County Hospital "I am a Saint Luke's Nurse.  Nurses are the lifeblood of Saint Luke’s compassionate care, and the life-changing work they do is...

Read more >
Person, Hair, Nurse, Face, Female, Word
Nicole's story

"What we do is so vital. We have so much power as nurses." Nicole Roberson, Registered Nurse, Neuroscience ICU, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City

Read more >