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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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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Independence Day: Keeping it Safe for Everyone with Simple Safety Tips

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Office of the State Fire Marshal and Safe Kids Kansas would like to share some important safety tips to ensure that all Kansans have a safe and fun Independence Day this year. 

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Pfizer & Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines now available for Kansas Children Ages 6 Months to 6 years

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) today announced that Kansas has adopted the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) authorization for administering

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Public Health Advisories for Kansas Lakes Due to Blue-Green Algae

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) have issued several public health advisories for Kansas lakes due to blue-green algae.

A harmful algal bloom (HAB) may look like foam, scum or pai...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

Public Health Advisories for Kansas Lakes Due to Blue-Green Algae

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) have expanded public health advisories for Kansas lakes, today, due to blue-green algae to include four new locations. 

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

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

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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 st...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Governor Laura Kelly Directs Agencies to Waive Fees for Kansans Affected by Severe Weather

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Governor Laura Kelly today directed Executive Branch agencies to assist Kansans impacted by severe weather that included large hail, high winds, and tornadoes the evening of Friday, April 29. In response, the Kansas Department of Revenue (KDOR) and the Ka...

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