April 14, 2024

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Tag: Kansas department of health and Environment

Kelly admin is pushing COVID-19 testing, vaccines in schools

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is urging school districts to plan for the upcoming school year by pledging…

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Kelly admin calls withholding vaccines ‘enforcement mechanism’

Yesterday, we learned that KDHE ordered Riley County to stop vaccinating people until other counties caught up, and threatened to…

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KDHE threatened to withhold vaccines from Riley County

Riley County officials confirm that the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) threatened to withhold promised vaccine shipments if…

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KDHE orders Riley County to halt COVID vaccine distribution

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has ordered Riley County health officials to cease COVID vaccine distribution. The problem?…

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KS COVID vaccinations continue to lag most of the nation

Kansas administered only 67% of the COVID vaccine doses it has received so far and Gov. Kelly blames the state’s…

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Osage, Coffey Counties missing vaccine, despite KDHE claims

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says all 105 Kansas counties received doses of COVID-19 vaccines, but that’s not…

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Kansas vaccine distribution progress is the lowest in nation

Kansas ranks dead last among states and U.S. provinces in COVID vaccine distribution, according to a running tally collected by…

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Parents push school districts to begin in-person learning

Intense pressure from parents is pushing more school districts to allow students into school buildings for in-person learning, despite not…

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CDC: Kansas COVID deaths have average 2.7 comorbidities

The vast majority of deaths reported due to coronavirus involved patients with multiple underlying conditions, or comorbidities, the CDC reported…

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COVID-19 cases continue trending down across Kansas

Aside from a few ‘hot spots,’ the 7-day moving average of new COVID-19 cases continues trending down in Kansas.  Those hot…

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COVID cases trending down in many counties but Kelly extends lockdown

Kanas Governor Laura Kelly yesterday extended her statewide lockdown order through May 3, even though many counties have decidedly downward…

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Foundation defends health award for Allen County

Allen County won a Culture of Health prize from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in 2017. Yet, the same week…

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