City of Independence, Missouri

City of Independence issues COVID-19 exposure warning to all who attended April 18 Council Meeting

Today, 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 April 18 City Council Meeting. All individuals in attendance at this meeting who were in the Chamber were likely exposed and are encouraged to 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