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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Jackson County releases community survey results and interactive dashboard

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 11, 2020

 

Jackson County releases community survey results and interactive dashboard


KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County today has released results from a COVID-19 survey asking residents how they feel about reopening our community’s workplaces, businesses and venues. The survey resulted in 9,500 responses between May 1 and May 8.


Highlights of the survey include:

  • 83% of respondents would wear a mask if required by an establishment.

community survey chart 1

  • “Parks and Outdoor Spaces” is the only venue/activity that most respondents said they currently felt safe going without any additional conditions being in place.

  • A majority of all respondents felt safe doing every activity if one or more of the following conditions was in place:

    1. Strict social distancing protocols
    2. Mask requirements
    3. Layout changes
    4. Staggered usage

 community survey chart 2


  • A majority of respondents need some condition modifications to feel safe before they take advantage of both personal services and retail businesses.

  • If a few changes are made to their workplace, over 91% of respondents would feel safe going back to work now.


The complete dashboard, with interactive features including a breakdown by municipality, county legislative districts and the top 100 words given in responses, is available at www.jacksongov.org.

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