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March 26, 2020 - 3:59 pm
Coronavirus cases jump to 168 in Kansas.
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March 25, 2020 - 2:16 pm
Wednesday: coronavirus update from KDHE
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March 18, 2020 - 8:22 pm
KDHE issues new mandates for quarantine and isolation of travelers, close contacts, and those being tested.
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March 14, 2020 - 5:26 pm
The number of COVID-19 cases in Kansas has risen to eight after health officials confirmed a person in Franklin County tested positive for the virus.
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November 27, 2019 - 9:34 pm
A Shawnee County judge has appointed a state agency to seize control of human remains stored by a Kansas man who is temporarily banned from conducting autopsies. Attorney General Derek Schmidt said in a statement Tuesday that the Kansas Department of Health and Environment will conduct an inventory...
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October 05, 2019 - 1:50 pm
A national outbreak of a vaping-related lung illness is increasing pressure in Kansas to consider new regulations for vaping and tobacco products. One of the suggestions getting attention is raising the age for purchasing nicotine products from 18 to 21, in part because federal officials say 40...
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July 19, 2019 - 7:01 pm
Students in certain grades at Kansas public and private schools will be required to have two new vaccinations this year. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment announced Thursday that students entering kindergarten and first grade will need two doses of a hepatitis A vaccine. Students...
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May 12, 2019 - 9:56 am
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the City of Wellington located in Sumner County. The advisory was issued because of a line break resulting in a loss of pressure in the system. Failure to maintain adequate pressure may result in a loss...
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May 10, 2019 - 10:46 am
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued a boil water advisory for the City of Augusta and Sumner County Rural Water District 3, which includes Wellington. Officials issued Augusta the advisory because of a line break resulting in a loss of pressure and Sumner County because of a...
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May 04, 2019 - 11:11 am
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the City of Zenda located in Kingman County. The department says customers should observe the following precautions until further notice: • If tap water appears dirty, flush the water lines by letting the...
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