KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jackson County, Missouri, opened an isolation center for COVID-19 patients Monday.
The center has 40 beds and is available to anyone over 18 in the Kansas City metro with a positive COVID-19 test.
The goal of the center is to allow people to isolate and recover while protecting other people in their lives.
Jackson County partnered with the Salvation Army and the Greater Kansas City Coalition to End Homeless in order to open the center.
Guests will get three meals a day and snacks. They will also have access to showers and restrooms as well as outdoor spaces.
A referral process is required to secure a spot at the center. Anyone interested should call 816-296-6005.