For Immediate Release
October 22, 2009

KDHE Office of Communications, 785-296-0461

State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Care Center in Independence

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued an Emergency Order of Suspension against Independence Day Care Center Inc., a licensed child care center operated by Independence Day Care Center Inc., located at 200 Arco Place, Box 742, Independence.

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 e-mail with a request for the document.