For Immediate Release
March 26, 2010

KDHE Office of Communications, 785-296-0461

State Issues Emergency Suspension of Group Day Care Home in Altoona

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued an Emergency Order of Suspension against Totally Tots Day Care Home, a licensed group day care home operated by Mary Elizabeth Keith located at 906 Quincy Street, Altoona.

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.