FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 17, 2013

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


State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Day Care Home in Derby

TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued an Emergency Order of Suspension to a day care home at 9550 South Bluff in Derby, Kan., licensed under the name Country Cottage Daycare.

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. Compliance history on this day care facility can be found by searching the Child Care and Early Education Portal for license No. 0067266 at http://www.kdheks.gov/bcclr/index.html.

Note to editor/reporter: For a copy of the order, please e-mail arosenow@kdheks.gov with a request for the document.