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Boil Water Advisory Issued for a portion of Pottawatomie County Rural Water District No. 1, Pottawatomie County 12/03/2021CORRECTION: A previous version of this advisory incorrectly identified the affected area as East of Highway 99. TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for a portion of the Pottawatomie County Rural Water District No. 1 water supply system located in Pottawatomie County. This advisory affects customers located West of Highway 99, between El
Boil Water Advisory Issued for the City of LaCygne and Linn Co. Rural Water District No. 3, Linn County 12/02/2021The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the City of LaCygne and Linn Co. Rural Water District No. 3 public water supply systems located in Linn County. This advisory is not related to Covid-19.
KDHE Amends Travel & Exposure Related Quarantine List 12/02/2021The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has amended its travel quarantine list to remove the countries of Barbados, Croatia, Faroe Islands and Georgia. The countries of Belgium, Czechia, Jersey, Liechtenstein, Netherlands and Slovakia have been added to the travel quarantine list. An unvaccinated individual should quarantine if they meet the following criteria:
Kansas Newborn Screening Program Launches Second Annual Facility Recognition Awards 12/02/2021TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in partnership with the Kansas Hospital Association and the Kansas Midwives Alliance is pleased to announce the second annual recognition awards for hospitals, facilities and midwives who provide newborn screening services. Released by the Kansas Newborn Screening Program (KS-NBS) on December 1st, 2021, 142 health care facilities and
MEDIA ADVISORY: Vaccine and Testing Clinics Continue Statewide 12/01/2021With the increased presence of the Delta variant in Kansas – and the rise of the Omicron variant – local health departments, providers and community groups are continuing to hold free COVID-19 vaccine and testing clinics across the state. The Delta variant poses a dangerous risk to communities across Kansas, and as we continue to learn more about the Omicron variant, the important steps to prevent
KDHE Statement on the Omicron Variant 11/29/2021The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is continuing to monitor the COVID-19 variant Omicron. No confirmed cases have been identified in Kansas or the United States to date. This variant is new, and it is still unknown how transmissible or contagious this variant is. It is unclear how quickly it will spread, but it has been found in 17 countries already and we should assume that it
Boil Water Advisory Issued for the City of Schoenchen, Ellis County 11/29/2021The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the City of Schoenchen water supply system located in Ellis County. This advisory is not related to Covid-19.
Keep It Clean Kansas Calendar Contest Winners Announced 11/29/2021The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Bureau of Waste Management is recognizing 13 winners of the 2022 Keep It Clean Kansas Calendar competition. This year’s theme was “Recycle Right – What Really Belongs in the Recycle Bin”.
Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for the City of Blue Mound, Linn County 11/26/2021The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the City of Blue Mound public water supply system, located in Linn County. The advisory was issued because of a loss of pressure due to a waterline break. Failure to maintain adequate pressure may result in a loss of chlorine residuals and bacterial contamination.
Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Blue Mound, Linn County 11/24/2021The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the City of Blue Mound public water supply system located in Linn County. This advisory is not related to Covid-19.
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