2007 KDHE News Releases


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12-28-07 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Muscotah
12-27-07 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Damar
12-20-07 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Western Acres Mobile Home Court in Hutchinson
12-19-07 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Treece
12-19-07 = Boil Water Advisories Rescinded for City of Preston and Countryview Mobile Home Park in Hutchinson
12-19-07 = KDHE Urges Kansans to Use Chain Saws Safely While Clearing Storm Debris
12-18-07 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Nortonville
12-18-07 = Kansas Scores 7 out of 10 in 2007 Trust for America's Health Public Health Preparedness Report
12-18-07 = Boil Water Advisories Rescinded for City of Chetopa and Jefferson County RWD #10
12-17-07 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Ellsworth RWD #1
12-17-07 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Maple Hill
12-16-07 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for Ellsworth RWD #1
12-16-07 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Nortonville
12-14-07 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Cherokee Co. RWD #3
12-14-07 = KDHE Advises Residents to Take Precautions in Response to Power Outages
12-14-07 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Preston
12-13-07 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for Ottawa County RWD #2
12-13-07 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Muscotah
12-13-07 = KDHE Cites Facilities for Kansas Food Code Violations
12-12-07 = Additional Boil Water Advisories Issued in Response to Ice Storms
12-12-07 = KDHE Offers Tips for a Greener Holiday
12-12-07 = Boil Water Advisories Issued for Chetopa, Treece, Cherokee Co. RWD #3
12-12-07 = Food Safety Important, Especially During or After a Power Outage
12-12-07 = 2006 Annual Summary of Kansas Vital Statistics Released
12-10-07 = KDHE Cautions Against Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
12-10-07 = Dental Clinic for Low Income Families To Open Today in Garden City
12-06-07 = KDHE Honors Students for Environmental Works of Art
12-04-07 = KDHE and KDA Remind Consumers of Health Risks Tied to Raw Milk
12-03-07 = Kansas Receives $900,000 to Protect Marais des Cygnes River Basin
11-30-07 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Weir
11-29-07 = November 26-December 2 is National Influenza Vaccination Week
11-28-07 = KDHE Earns Award for Drinking Water Loan Program
11-28-07 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for the City of Weir
11-27-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Kansas to Receive $900,000 Check from EPA To Protect Marais des Cygnes River Basin
11-27-07 = December 1 is World AIDS Day: "Stop AIDS. Keep the Promise - Leadership"
11-16-07 = KDHE Reminds Kansans to Get A Flu Shot
11-16-07 = November is American Diabetes Month: Racial and Ethnic Minorities at Greatest Risk
11-15-07 = Today is America Recycles Day
11-14-07 = KDHE Approves Air Quality Construction Permit for Dodge City Ethanol Production Facility
11-14-07 = KDHE Urges Quitting Tobacco for Great American Smokeout, Nov. 15
11-13-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY: KDHE Seeks Public/Stakeholder Comments During Statewide Listening Tour Meeting in Lawrence
11-08-07 = KDHE Cites Facilities for Kansas Food Code Violationsfor Food Fines October
11-05-07 = National Report Confirms Need for Kansas Health Reform
11-02-07 = Radiation Protection Professionals Recognized
11-02-07 = State Oral Health Plan Unveiled - Good Oral Health Noted as 'Essential' to Overall Health
10-25-07 = KDHE Seeks Comments on Proposed C&D Recyclers Expansion
10-25-07 = State Issues Emergency Suspension Of Day Care Home In Great Bend
10-25-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY: "Kansas Childcare in the 21st Century" Listening Tour Dates, Week of Oct. 29
10-23-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY: KDHE Seeks Public/Stakeholder Comments During Statewide Listening Tour Meetings in Salina and Wichita
10-22-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Free Childhood Lead Testing Offered at Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Events
10-18-07 = KDHE Denies Sunflower Electric Air Quality Permit
10-18-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY: "Kansas Childcare in the 21st Century" Listening Tour Dates, Week of Oct. 22
10-17-07 = National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Highlights Importance of Testing Children and Homes for Lead
10-17-07 = Governor Proclaims Kansas School Preparedness Day
10-16-07 = Summit Helps Kansas Communities Become Healthier and More Physically Active
10-15-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY: KDHE To Announce Sunflower Permit Decision Media statement will be released Thursday, Oct. 18th
10-15-07 = Media Advisory: Boil Water Order Rescinded for Linn County RWD #2
10-12-07 = Boil Water Advisory Remains in Effect for Some Customers of Linn County RWD #2
10-12-07 = October 15th is National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
10-11-07 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for Some Customers of Linn County RWD #2
10-10-07 = KDHE Plans "Kansas Childcare in the 21st Century" Listening Tour
10-10-07 = Media Advisory: Boil Water Order Rescinded for Doniphan County RWD #3
10-04-07 = Media Advisory: Boil Water Order Rescinded for the City of Long Island
10-04-07 = Media Advisory: Boil Water Order Rescinded for City of Brewster
10-03-07 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for Doniphan County RWD #3
10-03-07 = KDHE Responds to LCC Panel Review of Proposed Sunflower Air Quality Permit
10-02-07 = KDHE Cites Facilities for Kansas Food Code Violationsfor Food Fines September
10-01-07 = October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
09-29-07 = Boil Water Order for the City of Easton Rescinded
09-28-07 = KDHE Files Motion for Continuance in Sunflower Lawsuit
09-28-07 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Brewster
09-27-07 = Boil Water Order Issued for the City of Easton in Leavenworth County
09-26-07 = Consumers Cautioned About Unpasteurized Juices
09-25-07 = Boil Water Order Issued for the City of Long Island in Phillips County
09-25-07 = KDHE Reminds Adults to Get Immunized, Too
09-25-07 = Kansas Pandemic Flu Preparedness Plans Selected for National Web Site
09-25-07 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Care Home in Kansas City, KS.
09-18-07 = State Issues Emergency Suspension Of Day Care Home In Wilson
09-17-07 = Take a Loved One for a Checkup Day is Sept. 18th
09-12-07 = KDHE Recognizes Businesses and Municipalities for Pollution Prevention Efforts
09-11-07 = Kansas Receives Grant to Provide Dental Services for Children With Special Needs
09-10-07 = KDHE Recognizes Public Water Supply Systems for Excellence
09-10-07 = Kansas State Fair Attendees Changing the World, One Light at a Time with ENERGY STAR®
09-06-07 = KDHE Enters Consent Agreement With Cornejo and Sons
09-06-07 = KDHE Cites Facilities for Kansas Food Code Violationsfor Food Fines August
09-06-07 = Kansas Scores High in Public Health Preparedness
08-31-07 = Sebelius Announces New Support for Innovative Recycling Efforts
08-31-07 = Bucks Rewarded to Drivers Who Buckle Up
08-30-07 = Fewer Kansas Children Being Immunized
08-30-07 = KDHE Seeks Comments on Proposed Sumner Co. C&D Landfill Expansion
08-29-07 = KDHE Invites Kansans to Participate in World Water Monitoring Day
08-23-07 = KDHE Dismisses Suspension Order Against Day Care Home in Salina
08-22-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Youth, Adults and Health Professionals Attend Summit to Combat Spit Tobacco Use in Kansas
08-22-07 = KDHE Tobacco Use Prevention Program Hires New Director
08-16-07 = KDHE and Montgomery County Release Findings of Entomologist Teams Monitoring Mosquitoes in Southeast Kansas
08-15-07 = KDHE Advises Varicella Vaccination Requirement is One Dose for Upcoming School Year
08-14-07 = State Issues Emergency Suspension Of Day Care Home In Salina
08-09-07 = KDHE Cites Facilities for Food or Lodging Regulatory Violationsfor Food Fines July
08-08-07 = Health Advisory Lifted for Switzler Creek Near Burlingame
08-07-07 = Advisory Rescinded at Herington City Lake
08-07-07 = KDHE Advises Kansans to Take Precautions for Heat-Related Illness
08-01-07 = KDHE Issues Health Advisory for Portion of Switzler Creek near Burlingame
07-31-07 = Kansas Plan for Minimizing Ozone in Kansas City Area Approved by EPA
07-30-07 = KDHE Seeks Public Comment on Obee Superfund Site in Hutchinson
07-26-07 = State Issues Emergency Suspension Of Day Care Home In Salinafor Food Fines July
07-25-07 = Boil Water Order for the City of Elgin Rescinded
07-25-07 = Entomologists Monitoring Mosquitoes in Southeast Kansas Following Flooding
07-24-07 = Blue-Green Algae Detected at Herington City Lake; KDHE Advises Visitors to Take Precautions
07-24-07 = KDHE Pays Tetanus Vaccine Costs for Disaster-Affected Counties
07-23-07 = KDHE Discourages Recreation In or On Verdigris River and Rock Creek Southeast of Independence
07-19-07 = KDHE Deploys to Valley Center for Cleanup of Barton Solvents Site
07-19-07 = Boil Water Order for the City of Elgin in Chautauqua County
07-18-07 = Boil Water Advisory for Rest of Wilson County Rural Water Districts Rescinded
07-14-07 = Boil Water Advisory for some Wilson County Rural Water Districts Rescinded
07-13-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Additional Boil Water Advisories Rescinded
07-12-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Boil Water Advisories for Montgomery Co. RWDs #9 and #11 Rescinded
07-12-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Boil Water Advisory for City of Fredonia Rescinded
07-12-07 = KDHE Announces First West Nile Virus Case of 2007
07-11-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Public Meeting Scheduled at Independence High School Cafeteria, 7-9 p.m., July 12
07-11-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Boil Water Advisories Rescinded
07-10-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Boil Water Advisory for the City of Dearing Rescinded
07-10-07 = KDHE Seeks Comments on Proposed Construction Demolition Landfill Expansion
07-09-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Public Meeting Scheduled at Field Kindley High School in Coffeyville, 7-9 p.m., July 10
07-09-07 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for Wilson Co. RWD #5
07-07-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Boil Water Advisory for Neodesha Rescinded
07-07-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY:Boil Water Advisory for Coffeyville and Longton Rescinded
07-06-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Boil Water Advisory for the City of Independence Rescinded
07-06-07 = KDHE Provides Disaster Recovery Information Web Page
07-06-07 = KDHE Recommends Caution While Working in the Hot Weather
07-05-07 = KDHE Offers Advice on Post-Flood Mold Cleanup
07-03-07 = Boil Water Advisories Issued for Additional Cities and Rural Water Districts in Southeast Kansas and in Northeast Oklahoma
07-02-07 = Boil Water Advisories Issued for Several Cities and Rural Water Districts in Southeast Kansas
07-02-07 = KDHE Provides Health and Safety Recommendations in Response to Floodingfor July Flooding
06-28-07 = KDHE Cites Facilities for Kansas Food Code Violationsfor Food Fines June
06-26-07 = National HIV Testing Day is June 27
06-22-07 = Kansas Supreme Court Ruling Adds Momentum to Smoke-Free Movement
06-19-07 = Kansas City Air Quality Measures Set to Address Ozone Levels
06-18-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Boil Water Advisory for Osage Co. RWD #2 Rescinded
06-18-07 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Care Home in Olathe
06-18-07 = KDHE Requests Comments on Proposed E-Waste Facility in Leavenworth
06-14-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Open House Scheduled June 25 in Frankfort for New Water Treatment System
06-14-07 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for Osage County Rural Water District # 2
06-13-07 = KDHE Directs City of Baxter Springs to Improve Wastewater Treatment
06-07-07 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Care Home in Kansas City, KS
06-06-07 = KDHE Offers Information on TB Case Investigation
06-01-07 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Care Home in Manhattam
06-01-07 = KDHE Cites Facilities for Kansas Food Code Violationsfor Food Fines May
05-31-07 = Health Centers in Hutchinson and Pittsburg Receive Funding
05-29-07 = June is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
05-25-07 = Capitol Midweek Farmer's Market Starts up Again on May 30th
05-24-07 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Care Home in Atchison
05-23-07 = KDHE Orders Public Water Supply Systems to Correct Violations
05-14-07 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Care Home in Salina
05-14-07 = KDHE Offers Advice on Mold Cleanup
05-14-07 = KDHE Requests Public Comments on Proposed EnviroClean Facility in KCK
05-08-07 = Kansas Joins 30-State Effort to Address Climate Change
05-08-07 = KDHE Provides Health and Safety Recommendations in Response to Flooding
05-07-07 = KDHE Announces Replacement WIC Services and Vital Records for Greensburg Residents
05-07-07 = KDHE Issues Health Recommendations in Response to Tornados and Flooding
05-04-07 = "Choose Respect" Contest Winners Announced
05-01-07 = Protect Yourself from the Sun's Rays - May is Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
04-30-07 = KDHE Requests Public Comments on Proposed Cleanup in Manhattan
04-26-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY: 2007 Governor's Public Health Conference April 30 - May 2 in Hutchinson
04-26-07 = KDHE Cites Facilities for Kansas Food Code Violationsfor Food Fines April
04-25-07 = KDHE Approves Permit for Abengoa Plant in Colwich
04-20-07 = April 23-27 is National Window Safety Week
04-16-07 = KDHE Hosts 2nd Annual Earth Day Fair April 20th on South Statehouse Lawn
04-16-07 = Mulch Mowing and Composting Recommended by KDHE
04-13-07 = KDHE Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Waste Transfer Station in KCK
04-11-07 = KDHE Grants Help "Clean Up" Municipal Dump Sites
04-09-07 = KDHE Identifies Radium in Wichita Properties
04-02-07 = 2005 Kansas Vital Statistics Summary Released
03-29-07 = Two Kansas Groups Earn National Health Awards
03-29-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Choose Respect Workshop Scheduled for March 30
03-29-07 = KDHE Seeks Public Comment on Lowen Corp. Site in Hutchinson
03-27-07 = Choose Respect Workshop Scheduled for March 30
03-26-07 = KDHE Cites Facilities for Kansas Food Code Violationsfor Food Fines March
03-24-07 = World TB Day is March 24
03-20-07 = KDHE Assesses $24,280 Civil Penalty Against Jayhawk Fine Chemicals
03-20-07 = State, National Groups Launch New Fruits and Veggie Campaign
03-19-07 = KDHE Issues Order to Eliminate Pollution Against Safety-Kleen, Dodge City
03-19-07 = Choose Respect Podcast Contest Open to Kansas Youth
03-15-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY: "Fruits & Veggies - More Matters" News Conference Scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 20
03-13-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Dr. Howard Rodenberg Available for Interviews in Support of Teen Driving Safety Bills
03-12-07 = KDHE, KDWP Lift Advisory on Spring Creek and Straight Creek in Jackson and Atchison Counties
03-09-07 = KDHE Seeks Public Comment on Hutchinson Site
03-07-07 = KDHE, KDWP Issue Stream Advisory for Spring Creek and Straight Creek in Jackson and Atchison Counties
03-05-07 = KDHE Issues Notice to Reinstate China Inn Suspension
02-26-07 = KDHE, Union Pacific Reach Agreement on Railroad Tie Cleanup
02-23-07 = KDHE Sends 'Keep Our School Healthy' Flu DVD to All Kansas Elementary Schools
02-20-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY: KDHE 'Keep Our School Healthy' Flu DVD to Be Introduced at Indian Creek Elem. School Assembly
02-19-07 = Governor Announces Help for Environmental Efforts
02-19-07 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Care Provider in Salina
02-09-07 = KDHE; Local Health Departments Not Associated with Childcare Union
02-08-07 = KDHE Cites Facilities for Kansas Food Code Violationsfor Food Fines February
02-07-07 = Progressive Products Enters Consent Agreement with KDHE
02-06-07 = National Black HIV-AIDS Awareness Day is February 7
02-05-07 = KDHE Seeks Comments on Holcomb Common Facilities Landfill Expansion
02-02-07 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Care Provider in Newton
02-02-07 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Care Provider in Topeka
02-02-07 = KDHE to Hold Meeting on APAC-Reno Construction-Demolition Landfill
02-01-07 = National Wear Red Day Tomorrow to Raise Awareness About Heart Disease, the Number One Killer of Women
01-30-07 = KDHE Issues $20,000 Civil Penalty Against Andy's Truck Wash
01-29-07 = KDHE Cites Facilities for Kansas Food Code Violationsfor Food Fines January
01-26-07 = MEDIA ADVISORY: KDHE and AHA Promote National Wear Red Day
01-22-07 = Governor Proclaims January as Radon Action Month
01-18-07 = KSU and KDHE Establish Avian Influenza Hotline
01-17-07 = KDHE, National Birth Defects Prevention Network Sound Alert for Women and Families
01-12-07 = Media Advisory - Prof. Vernillia R. Randall to Visit Highland Park High School in Topeka on Jan. 17
01-11-07 = Media Advisory – Lead Safe KCK Program Kickoff Breakfast
01-08-07 = Kansas Issues New Fish Consumption Advisories
01-05-07 = Food Safety During and After Power Outages
01-04-07 = KDHE and Urban League To Host MLK Health Disparities Breakfast
01-04-07 = KDHE Seeks Comments on Finney County Landfill Expansion
01-03-07 = January is National Radon Action Month