For Immediate Release
September 26, 2008

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


State Issues Emergency Suspension Of Day Care Home In Victoria

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued an Emergency Order of Suspension against Rugrats Day Care Home, a registered day care home operated by Emily Marie Billinger, located at 619 Jefferson St. in Victoria, Ellis County, Kan.

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.

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