City of Independence, Missouri

City of Independence issues COVID-19 exposure warning to all who attended Aug. 16 Council Meeting

The City of Independence Health and Animal Services Department was made aware of at least one positive COVID-19 case associated with individuals in attendance during the Aug. 16 City Council Meeting today. All individuals in attendance at this meeting who were in the Chamber were likely exposed and should get tested, especially if showing any symptoms of COVID-19.


Testing is available at most local pharmacies, urgent care centers and doctor’s offices. Other regional options can be found at