For Immediate Release
September 30, 2008

KDHE Office of Communications, 785-296-0461

State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in Hays

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued an Emergency Order of Suspension against Jannette Leigh Walter Day Care Home, a registered day care home operated by Jannette Leigh Walter, located at 1311 Golden Belt Drive in Hays.

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.

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