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KDHE and KDOR Urge Kansans to be Alert for Text Phishing Scams 12/28/2021The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Kansas Department of Revenue (KDOR) urge Kansans to be alert for text messages that claim to represent KDHE and KDOR. These unsolicited messages may be phishing scams, and people should delete and not open the links or respond to such texts.
Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for the City of Little River, Rice County 12/23/2021The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the City of Little River public water supply system, located in Rice County. The advisory was issued because of an inability to retain minimum chlorine residual levels in the system. Failure to maintain chlorine residual levels can lead to a risk of bacterial contamination.
Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Geary County Rural Water District No. 1, Geary County 12/23/2021The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the Geary County Rural Water District No. 1 public water supply system, located in Geary County. The advisory was issued because of a power outage at the Junction City Public Water Supply, resulting in unknown water quality in the distribution system.
Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for the City of Grandview Plaza, Geary County 12/23/2021The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the City of Grandview Plaza public water supply system, located in Geary County. The advisory was issued because of a power outage at the Junction City Public Water Supply, resulting in unknown water quality in the distribution system.
Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for the City of Waldo, Russell County 12/23/2021The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the City of Waldo public water supply system, located in Russell County. The advisory was issued because of a loss of pressure in the distribution system. Failure to maintain pressure can lead to a loss of chlorine residual levels and may result in bacterial contamination.
Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Junction City, Geary County 12/23/2021The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the Junction City public water supply system, located in Geary County. The advisory was issued because of a power outage, resulting in unknown water quality in the distribution system.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Vaccine and Testing Clinics Continue Statewide ~ Vaccine and Testing events will continue to be held in several counties across the state over the coming weeks ~ 12/22/2021With 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 Opens New COVID-19 Mass Testing Site in Wichita 12/22/2021The Kansas Department of Health & Environment (KDHE) has opened up a new COVID-19 mass testing site in Wichita, KS. The walk-in testing location is located inside Chester Lewis Academic Learning Center at 1847 N. Chautauqua St. It will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and can test more than 200 patients per day. This location uses a 60-second oral swish solution to speed up the
Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for the City of Timken, Rush County 12/22/2021The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the City of Timken public water supply system, located in Rush County. The advisory was issued because of a loss of pressure in the distribution system due to a power outage. Failure to maintain pressure can lead to a loss of chlorine residual levels and may result in bacterial contamination.
Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for a portion of Ellsworth County Rural Water District No. 1 (aka Post Rock), Ellsworth County 12/21/2021The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the Ellsworth County Rural Water District No. 1 (aka Post Rock) public water supply system, located in Ellsworth County. The advisory was issued because of a power outage, resulting in a loss of pressure, and affected customers located from the North end of Wilson Lake to Osborne County, and customers in
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