FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 23, 2013

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


State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Day Care Home in Wichita

TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued an Emergency Order of Suspension to a day care home at 817 S. Whittier, Wichita, Kan., licensed under the name CandyLand Childcare.

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. 0071125 at http://www.kdheks.gov/bcclr/index.html

Note to editor/reporter: For a copy of the order, please e-mail Aimee Rosenow with a request for the document.