For Immediate Release
August 5, 2011

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

State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in Great Bend

Topeka - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued an Emergency Order of Suspension against Schloemer Day Care Home, a licensed day care home operated by Annette Schloemer located at 314 N. Washington, Great Bend.

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