Sedgwick County Commission

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Rodney Price
May 13, 2020 - 12:04 pm
Find out why Sedgwick County commissioners voted to extend the local disaster declaration for the coronavirus.
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Steve McIntosh
May 12, 2020 - 10:15 am
Sedgwick County Commission Chair Pete Meitzner tells KNSS News he believes Phase One of the pandemic recovery plan is going in a "positive direction" in Sedgwick County. He has observed people in restaurants and churches, keeping their six-foot distance. Meitzner says Sedwick County is in great...
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Rodney Price
May 06, 2020 - 10:59 am
Over 5000 residents of Sedgwick County have been tested for coronavirus. Find out how many were on the schedule for Wednesday and how many testing kits are still available.
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Rodney Price
April 29, 2020 - 1:12 pm
By a 4-1 vote, the Sedgwick County Commission votes to recommend that the governor not extend the statewide stay at home order, which expires Sunday night, May 3.
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Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
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Rodney Price
April 22, 2020 - 2:07 pm
See what the Sedgwick County Commission said in regards to opening the county back up for business in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Steve McIntosh
April 21, 2020 - 10:03 am
Sedgwick County has been under a stay-home order for a month now. County Commission Chair Pete Meitzner tells KNSS News Governor Kelly's state-wide order is due to expire May 3rd ... and we may have some answers about local COVID-19 strength within a few days. After that, it will probably be up to...
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Old fashioned typewriter and paper - with typing that reads 'Furlough'
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Rodney Price
April 15, 2020 - 12:59 pm
222 employees volunteered but the county looks to furlough 150 non-essential employees. More information on the county's action is ahead in this story.
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Rodney Price
April 08, 2020 - 1:19 pm
For those county employees on the front line fighting the coronavirus, the Sedgwick County Commission voted to increase their paychecks for a time. Find out how much more some employees will take home.
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COVID19 Coronavirus disease
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Rodney Price
April 08, 2020 - 12:16 pm
There is some good news in the coronavirus fight: almost 20 percent of the people who have contracted the virus in Sedgwick County have recovered. We'll share some other information on the fight in this story.
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Steve McIntosh
April 07, 2020 - 9:56 am
Two weeks into the local stay-home order, Sedgwick County Commission chairman Pete Meitzner tells KNSS News there are some encouraging signs that the coronavirus pandemic may be nearing its peak. He says the "next two or three weeks are crucial". He says "we're not out of the woods yet". Meitzner...
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