For Immediate Release
September 2, 2010

KDHE Office of Communications, 785-296-0461

State Issues Emergency Suspension of a Day Care Home in Coffeyville

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued an Emergency Order of Suspension against Ms. Jiffies Day Care, a licensed group day care home located at 1005 W. 1st, Coffeyville.

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.