February 22, 2024

Keeping Media and Government Accountable.

Tag: KDHE

Health officers could no longer order isolation or quarantine under proposed legislation

The authority to restrict public gatherings by state or local health departments, a controversial mandate used during the pandemic, would…

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Morris County schools super allegedly misused federal funds, audit finds

A yearly audit of the Morris County Unified School District 417 found significant problems within the district — particularly in…

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Kelly administration refuses to answer questions about ice cream social

Governor Laura Kelly’s office has declined to answer questions about an “Employee Appreciation Ice Cream Social” held last week. According…

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Johns Hopkins: minimal mortality effect from Covid lockdowns

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore have concluded that lockdowns in Europe and the United States resulted in only…

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Hospitalizations and deaths much lower with Omicron

A report from the BBC says the Omicron COVID variant is much milder, and very early results indicate that certainly…

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Kansas paid Medicaid providers over $17 million for dead people

An internal state audit of the Kansas Medicaid system, released in late July, revealed $1.3 in inappropriate payments to the…

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Miami County doesn’t track COVID data; KDHE hides it

The Miami County Health Department issues COVID recommendations to school districts, but they apparently do so without any knowledge of…

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CDC says ‘benefits of vaccination’ outweigh risks of heart condition in teens

A possible explanation for the World Health Organization’s Monday guidance to stop vaccinating children under 18 emerged Wednesday. At a…

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WHO says don’t vaccinate kids under 12, Kelly admin is unresponsive

The World Health Organization yesterday said “children should not be vaccinated for the moment” because there is insufficient evidence to…

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KDHE, county health officials won’t talk about COVID cycle threshold

Late last month the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention lowered the cycle threshold standard for COVID-19 tests to determine…

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CDC: maximum 28 CT for post-vaccine COVID PCR tests

As reported by Daniel Horowitz at Blaze Media, the new CDC guidance for “COVID-19 vaccine breakthrough case investigation” – meaning…

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Mask mandates had no impact on COVID case growth

When Kansas Governor Laura Kelly issued a new statewide mask mandate in November, 38 counties adopted it, 43 counties rejected…

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SB 212: who determines which vaccines are mandatory?

Lawmakers wrestled with who decides which vaccines are mandatory for school children during a hearing on Tuesday — KDHE Secretary…

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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 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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Are COVID vaccine doses collecting dust in Kansas? Kelly won’t say

There may be extra COVID vaccine doses in Kansas pharmacies, but Gov. Laura Kelly’s administration won’t respond to emails or…

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KDHE quietly reduced cycle threshold on COVID tests

Earlier this month — and without fanfare — the Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s Health and Environmental Laboratories reduced…

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KDHE rejects request for COVID death certificate info

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment last week rejected a Kansas Open Records Act request submitted by the Kansas…

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COVID survival rate holding at 99.8% for adults 18-64

Data from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment shows the COVID survival rate for all ages in Kansas is…

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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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Misleading ‘highest COVID death rate’ claim is just KDHE reporting issue

Today’s Wichita Eagle story about Kansas having the highest COVID death rate in the nation last week is just another…

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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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WHO: labs should be wary of false positives from cycle thresholds

The World Health Organization (WHO) last week joined others in sounding an alarm about false positives being reported due to…

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More false accusations from Kansas Reflector and ESU prof

An opinion piece in the left-leaning Kansas Reflector criticizing the Sentinel and Kansas Policy Institute for our work to inform…

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