For Immediate Release
October 26, 2010

KDHE Office of Communications, 785-296-0461

State Issues Emergency Suspension of a Day Care Home in Paola

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued an Emergency Order of Suspension against Kathies Kidz Day Care Home, a day care home located at 305 E. Kaskaskia, Paola, KS.

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.