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Posted on: January 18, 2022

KDHE Announces Changes to COVID-19 Contact Tracing

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For Immediate ReleaseJan. 18, 2022

KDHE Announces Changes to COVID-19 Contact Tracing

 TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) today announces that as of Feb. 1, 2022, COVID-19 contact outreach and monitoring, otherwise know...

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Boil Water Advisory Issued for Western Acres Mobile Home Court, Reno County

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For Immediate Release  Jan. 19, 2022Contact: [email protected]

Boil Water Advisory Issued for Western Acres Mobile Home Court, Reno County

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a bo...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

KDHE COVID-19 Testing Sites Weather Updates

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For Immediate Release  January 19, 2022  

KDHE COVID-19 Testing Sites Weather Updates  

TOPEKA –The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has made the following operational changes at several COVID-19 testing sites...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Lorraine, Ellsworth County

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For Immediate Release  Jan. 18, 2022Contact: [email protected]

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City  of Lorraine, Ellsworth County

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Critical Blood Shortage Impacting Kansas Hospitals

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:January 18, 2022Contact: [email protected]

Critical Blood Shortage Impacting Kansas Hospitals 

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Kansas Trauma Program (KTP) c...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

KDHE Amends Travel Related Quarantine List

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For Immediate Release Jan. 10, 2022

KDHE Amends Travel Related Quarantine List

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has amended its travel quarantine list to add the states of New York and Washington D.C. and add the coun...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY: Vaccine and Testing Clinics Continue Statewide

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For Immediate ReleaseJan. 12, 2022

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 ~

TOPEKA – With the confirmed detecti...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Preston, Pratt County

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For Immediate Release  Jan. 12, 2022Contact: [email protected]

Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Preston, Pratt County

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for th...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Nickerson, Reno County

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For Immediate Release  Jan. 11, 2022Contact: [email protected]

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Nickerson, Reno County

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

KDHE COVID-19 Testing Sites Weather Updates

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For Immediate Release Jan. 7, 2022 

KDHE COVID-19 Testing Sites Weather Updates

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has made the following operational changes for Friday, January 7, at several COVID-...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Fowler, Meade County

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For Immediate Release  Jan. 7, 2022Contact: [email protected]

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Fowler, Meade County

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory fo...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

KDHE Expands Eligibility for COVID-19 Booster Shot and Additional Primary Dose for Immunocompromised

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January 6, 2022 

KDHE Expands Eligibility for COVID-19 Booster Shot and Additional Primary Dose for Immunocompromised Children

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has expanded eligibility...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY: Vaccine and Testing Clinics Continue Statewide

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For Immediate ReleaseJan. 6, 2022

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 ~

TOPEKA – With the confirmed detectio...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

KDHE COVID-19 Testing Sites in Certain Locations Closed due to Weather

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Jan. 6, 2022Contact: [email protected]

KDHE COVID-19 Testing Sites in Certain Locations Closed due to Weather

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has closed the following COVID-19 test...

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Posted on: January 3, 2021

January is Kansas Radon Action Month

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Jan. 5, 2021Contact: [email protected]

January is Kansas Radon Action Month 

TOPEKA – Governor Kelly proclaims January as Kansas Radon Action Month. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) e...

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Posted on: January 3, 2021

Kansas Issues Fish Consumption Advisories for 2022

Fish Consumption Advisory

For Immediate Release  January 3, 2022Contact: 785-296-1317[email protected]

Nadia Reimer (KDWP)620-672-0785[email protected] 

Kansas Issues Fish Consumption Advisories for 2022

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Healt...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for the City of Norwich, Kingman County

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For Immediate Release  Jan. 5, 2022Contact: [email protected]

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for the City of Norwich, Kingman County

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advi...

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Posted on: January 3, 2021

Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Fowler, Meade County

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For Immediate Release  Jan. 3, 2022Contact: [email protected]

Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Fowler, Meade County

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2021

Kansas sees a 54% increase in drug overdoses in first 6 months of 2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Jan. 3, 2022Contact: [email protected]

Kansas sees a 54% increase in drug overdoses in first 6 months of 2021 

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) continues to highlight the imp...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2021

KDHE Updates Isolation and Quarantine Guidance

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Dec. 30, 2021Contact: [email protected]

KDHE Updates Isolation and Quarantine Guidance  

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has updated the isolation and quarantine gu...

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for the City of Schoenchen, Ellis County

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For Immediate Release  Dec. 29, 2021 Contact: [email protected]

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for the City of Schoenchen, Ellis County 

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boi...

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Posted on: January 3, 2021

Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Norwich, Kingman County

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For Immediate Release  Jan. 3, 2022Contact: [email protected]

Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Norwich, Kingman County 

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advi...

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

KDHE and KDOR Urge Kansans to be Alert for Text Phishing Scams

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For Immediate ReleaseDec. 28, 2021

KDHE and KDOR Urge Kansans to be Alert for Text Phishing Scams

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Kansas Department of Revenue (KDOR) urge Kansans to be alert for text message...

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Posted on: December 24, 2021

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Osborne County Rural Water District No. 2, Osborne County

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For Immediate Release  Dec. 24, 2021 Contact: [email protected]

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Osborne County Rural Water District No. 2, Osborne County

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE...

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for the City of Little River, Rice County

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For Immediate Release  Dec. 23, 2021 Contact: [email protected]

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for the City of Little River, Rice County 

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE)...

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for the City of Grandview Plaza, Geary County

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For Immediate ReleaseDec. 23, 2021Contact: [email protected]

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for the City of Grandview Plaza, Geary County

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

KDHE Launches New Initiatives to Address Maternal Mortality

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Dec. 15, 2021Contact: [email protected]

KDHE Launches New Initiatives to Address Maternal Mortality

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has been selected by the U.S. Department ...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

KDHE Amends Travel & Exposure Related Quarantine List

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDec. 2, 2021

KDHE Amends Travel & Exposure Related Quarantine List 

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has amended its travel quarantine list to remove the countries of Barbad...

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY: Vaccine and Testing Clinics Continue Statewide

COVID-19 Free Testing Vax Clinics ENGLISH

For Immediate ReleaseDec. 1, 2021

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 ~

TOPEKA – With the increased presence ...

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