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Posted on: November 10, 2022

Free COVID-19 Tests Reordering Available for All Kansas Households

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation’s public charity, RF Catalytic Capital and Project Access to Covid Tests (Project ACT), is providing a second round of free at-home COVID-19 tests

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Free COVID-19 Tests Now Available for All Kansas Communities

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation’s public charity, RF Catalytic Capital, and Project Access to Covid Tests (Project ACT), is now offering free at-home COVID-19 tests to households in al...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

KDHE has Identified a Probable Case of Monkeypox in Shawnee County

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), working with the Shawnee County Health Department, has identified a probable case of monkeypox in Shawnee County based on testing at the Kansas Health and Environmental Laboratories...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Governor Laura Kelly Announces Actions to Assist Kansans Affected by Infant Formula Shortage

Governor Laura Kelly today announced actions her administration has taken to ease the burden on Kansas families affected by the nationwide infant formula shortage. Since February, the Kelly Administration has been working with state agencie...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Governor Laura Kelly Announces Transition to COVID-19 Endemic Response

Governor Laura Kelly and KDHE announced efforts to shift from emergency pandemic response to endemic normalcy, which includes a COVID-19 response similar to other recurring diseases. KDHE will continue to ensure the State is prepared for future needs.

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Posted on: December 11, 2021

KanCare Enrollees: Has Your Information or Circumstances Changed?

KanCare enrollees: If your contact information or household circumstances have changed, please update the KanCare Clearinghouse. Call 1-800-792-4884. This may help you keep your coverage after the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency has ended.

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

KDHE Launches New Initiatives to Address Maternal Mortality

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has been selected by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office on Women’s Health to receive funding as part of the State, Local, Territorial, and Tribal Partnership Progra...

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