For Immediate Release
November 24, 2008

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

State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Care Center in Salina

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued an Emergency Order of Suspension against Sharing and Caring, Inc., a child care center located at 663 S. Ninth St. in Salina.

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 mheideman@kdheks.gov with a request for the document.