For Immediate Release
October 26, 2012

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

State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in Lawrence

TOPEKA, Kan. - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued an Emergency Order of Suspension against Childrens Playpen, a group day care home, operated by Tiffany Hubbard at 766 Lake St. in Lawrence, Kan.

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.