For Immediate Release
February 2, 2007

KDHE Office of Communications
communications@kdheks.gov, 785-296-0461


STATE ISSUES EMERGENCY SUSPENSION OF CHILD CARE PROVIDER IN NEWTON

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) issued an Emergency Order of Suspension against a licensed day care home operated by Jean L. Johnson located at
308 Brookside in Newton .

State law allows the Secretary of KDHE to issue such an order when, in the opinion of the Secretary, the order is necessary to protect children in the home from any potential threat to health or safety.

The order is subject to appeal to the Secretary of Health and Environment.

Note to editor/reporter: For a copy of the Emergency Suspension Order, please email mheidema@kdheks.gov with a request for the document and please include your fax number.

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