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The CDC and the City of Kansas City, Missouri have announced that all vaccinated persons are not required to wear a mask in outdoor or indoor settings.

We will continue to follow the CDC recommendations, as well as the requirements for Kansas City and will update our policies accordingly.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.

Warm Regards,

The Staff at Platte Woods Animal Hospital

 

 

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