2008 KDHE News Releases


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12-31-08 = Now Showing: Fruits & Veggies—More Matters new Video Center
12-31-08 = KDHE Recognizes Public Water Supply Systems for Excellence
12-22-08 = KDHE and EPA Region 7 Earn Outstanding Product Award from North American Hazardous Materials Management Association
12-19-08 = State of Kansas, U.S. DOJ Enter Consent Decree with Magellan Ammonia Pipeline, L.P.
12-17-08 = HealthyKansas sponsors 2009 Sunflower State Games Essay & Photovoice Contest
12-16-08 = KDHE Identifies First Flu Case of 2008-2009 Season
12-11-08 = Office of Administrative Hearings Upholds KDHE Secretary's Denial of the Sunflower Electric Air Quality Permit Application
12-11-08 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Damar
12-09-08 = Kansas Scores 6 out of 10 in 2008 Public Health Preparedness Report
12-04-08 = December 8-12 is National Influenza Vaccination Week
12-04-08 = Kansas Issues Revised Fish Consumption Advisories
12-04-08 = Kansas Coordinated School Health Program Awards Grants
12-03-08 = National Report Shows Small Improvement for Kansas But Confirms Need for Health Reform
12-03-08 = 'Green Ambassadors' Encourage Good Waste Management Practices
12-02-08 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Care Center in Abilene
12-02-08 = KDHE, Local Law Enforcement Partner For New DUI Instruments
11-25-08 = December 1 is World AIDS Day: People at Risk of HIV Exposure Urged to Get Tested
11-24-08 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Care Center in Salina
11-24-08 = 2009 Kansas Green Schools Program Grants Awarded
11-24-08 = 2007 Kansas Vital Statistics Summary Released
11-18-08 = Students Honored for Environmental Works of Art
11-18-08 = KDHE Urges Smokers To Quit During Great American Smokeout, Nov. 20
11-13-08 = Why Should You Care About Diabetes?
11-08-08 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Cherokee Co. RWD #3 East of U.S. 69
11-07-08 = State Issues Emergency Suspension Of Day Care Home In Gardner
11-05-08 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for Cherokee Co. RWD #3 East of U.S. 69
11-03-08 = KDHE Seeks Comments on Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Application
10-29-08 = KDHE Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Cleanup at Former Texaco Site near Conway
10-27-08 = MEDIA ADVISORY: News Conference Scheduled for 9 a.m. on Oct. 29 at Hyatt Regency Convention Center, Wichita
10-21-08 = KDHE Seeks Public/Stakeholder Comment as Statewide Listening Tour Continues
10-17-08 = KDHE Seeks Comments on Proposed Reno County Construction and Demolition Landfill Expansion
10-15-08 = Get Ready for Flu Season: Vaccine Recommendation Expanded to Include All Children 6 Months through 18 Years
10-15-08 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Pottawatomie Co. RWD #4
10-13-08 = KDHE, Local Health Departments Respond to E. coli Cases
10-13-08 = October 15 is National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
10-13-08 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for Pottawatomie Co. RWD #4
10-02-08 = October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
09-30-08 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in Hays
09-26-08 = State Issues Emergency Suspension Of Day Care Home In Victoria
09-24-08 = Kansas Awarded $1.8 Million to Promote Diesel Emissions Reduction
09-24-08 = September is Baby Safety Month: KDHE Reminds Parents and Caregivers of Need for Safe Sleeping Practices
09-23-08 = KDHE Seeks Comments on Proposed Jackson County Household Hazardous Waste Facility
09-18-08 = KDHE Seeks Comments on Linn County Landfill Expansion and Composting Facility
09-17-08 = Green Ambassadors Will Promote Environmental Stewardship
09-16-08 = KDHE Seeks Public/Stakeholder Comments During Statewide Listening Tour Meetings
09-15-08 = Kansas Green Schools Program Provides Educational and Environmental Opportunities
09-11-08 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Butler Co. RWD #4, City of Augusta
09-11-08 = Kansas Aims to Take 1st place in World Water Monitoring Day Events
09-11-08 = E-Waste Collection Event Scheduled for Sept. 13 in Hutchinson
09-07-08 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for Butler Co. RWD #4, City of Augusta
09-05-08 = KDHE Unveils New Mobile Website
09-04-08 = Immunization Rates for Kansas Children Increase
09-02-08 = MEDIA ADVISORY: KDHE Supports Farmer's Market Held at the Kansas State Fair
09-02-08 = MEDIA ADVISORY: E-Waste Collection Event Scheduled for Sept. 13 in Hutchinson
09-02-08 = KDHE Announces 2009 Kansas Don't Spoil It Calendar Contest
08-29-08 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor's Council on Fitness to Recognize Hometown Health Heroes
08-26-08 = KDHE Cites Facilities for Kansas Food Code Violationsfor July
08-22-08 = KDHE Laboratories to Resume Operations on August 25
08-15-08 = KDHE Seeks Comments on Proposed Allen County Landfill Expansion
08-15-08 = KDHE to Temporarily Suspend Operations of the Kansas Health and Environment Laboratories at Forbes Field in Topeka
08-14-08 = KDHE to Conduct Public Meeting Regarding Neodesha Refinery Site
08-12-08 = Stream Advisory Removed for Middle Emma Creek in Harvey County
08-06-08 = Pollution Prevention Awards Presented at Kansas Environmental Conference
07-30-08 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Pollution Prevention Awards to be Presented at Kansas Environmental Conference in Overland Park on August 6
07-24-08 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of South Haven
07-23-08 = Nearly $700,000 in Grants Awarded For Tire Recycling Efforts
07-21-08 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of South Haven
07-16-08 = Finney County District Court Grants KDHE Motion to Dismiss Sunflower Electric/Tri-State Energy Cases
07-16-08 = KDHE Releases 25 Most Popular Baby Names
07-15-08 = MEDIA ADVISORY - Kansas Green Team Assembly and Award Luncheon Scheduled for July 16 at the Statehouse in Topeka
07-11-08 = Kansas Diabetes Plan Outlines Strategy for Improving Health
07-10-08 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Longton
07-10-08 = KDHE Plans Free Mercury Collection Program
07-09-08 = Salmonella Saintpaul Cases in Kansas Total 17
07-03-08 = Kansas Cancer Registry Receives Gold Standard Certification
07-02-08 = MEDIA ADVISORY: IKK Steering Committee to Release Strategies for Improving; Sustaining Immunization Rates in Kansas
07-02-08 = Expanded Newborn Screening Begins: Number of Tests Increase from 5 to 29
07-02-08 = KDHE Cites Facilities for Food or Lodging Regulatory Violationsfor June
06-30-08 = KDHE Identifies 19 Cases Linked to Harvey County Salmonella Outbreak
06-27-08 = State Issues Emergency Suspension Of Day Care Home In Olathe
06-27-08 = KDHE Names John Mitchell as Director of Environment
06-26-08 = National HIV Testing Day is June 27
06-24-08 = State Embargoes Wheat as Precautionary Measure
06-23-08 = Primary Care Clinic Grants Awarded to Communities
06-20-08 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Anderson Co. RWD #5 Customers
06-18-08 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for Anderson Co. RWD #5 Customers
06-17-08 = Stream Advisory for Smoky Hill River to Expire at Midnight
06-17-08 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Kansas Identifies Eight Cases Linked to Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak
06-17-08 = KDHE Announces Free Replacement Vital Records for Residents Affected by June 11 Tornado
06-14-08 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Chapman
06-13-08 = KDHE Recommends Precautions for Removing Debris that May Contain Asbestos
06-12-08 = KDHE Issues Health and Safety Tips for Persons Affected by Storms
06-12-08 = Stream Advisory Issued for the Smoky Hill River below Chapman
06-12-08 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of LaCygne
06-12-08 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Chapman
06-10-08 = Stream Advisory Issued for Middle Emma Creek in Harvey County
06-10-08 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of La Cygne
06-04-08 = June is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
06-04-08 = Kansas Identifies 3 Cases Linked to Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak
05-31-08 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Jewell
05-30-08 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Jewell
05-30-08 = Kansas Ranks High in Child Health Care, Study Finds
05-28-08 = KDHE Supports World No Tobacco Day, May 31
05-28-08 = Physical Activity Key to Decreasing Arthritis Pain
05-21-08 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of LaCygnefor May
05-20-08 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of LaCygnefor May
05-19-08 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Capitol Midweek Market Begins May 21
05-16-08 = KDHE Urges Precautions Against Recreational Water Illnesses
05-16-08 = KDHE Implements Boiler Sheltered Initiative
05-16-08 = Cleanup Begins at Former Avery Hydraulic Jack Site in Wichita on May 19
05-15-08 = KDHE Releases Report on Kansas Tobacco Use
05-09-08 = State Issues Emergency Suspension Of Day Care Home In Topeka
05-09-08 = State Issues Emergency Suspension Of Day Care Home In Salina
05-08-08 = KDHE Cites Facilities for Food or Lodging Regulatory Violationsfor May
05-05-08 = May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month
05-05-08 = MEDIA ADVISORY: KDHE Hosts 5th Annual Employee Health & Environmental Fair
05-02-08 = 18th Annual Kansas Kids Fitness & Safety Day Held May 2 "Gear Up for Safety"
05-01-08 = Bremby Honored with Public Administrator of the Year Award
04-30-08 = Stream Advisory Rescinded for Hog Creek in Leavenworth County
04-29-08 = Governor Sebelius, Hunter’s Hope Foundation Celebrate Expanded Newborn Screening in Kansas
04-29-08 = KDHE to Hold Meeting on May 8 Regarding Proposed Expansion of Lime Sludge Monofill near De Soto
04-28-08 = KDHE Promotes National Air Quality Awareness Week, April 28 - May 2
04-24-08 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor Sebelius; Hunter’s Hope Foundation Celebrate Expanded Newborn Screening in Kansas
04-24-08 = State Issues Emergency Suspension Of Day Care Home In Hutchinson
04-23-08 = Water Festivals Mark Year-Round Commitment to Environmental Education
04-22-08 = Earth Day Collage Dedicated on the Ice at Landon Arena, Topeka
04-21-08 = National Infant Immunization Week is April 19-26
04-21-08 = Stream Advisory Issued for Hog Creek in Leavenworth County
04-17-08 = State Issues Emergency Suspension Of Day Care Home In Wichita
04-15-08 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Earth Day Collage by Stan Herd to be Dedicated in Landon Arena on Earth Day, April 22
04-10-08 = KDHE Highlights Health Impacts of Sexually Transmitted Diseases During April 2008, STD Awareness Month
04-04-08 = MEDIA ADVISORY: 'Healthy Kansas Minute' PSAs Now Available - Controlling High Blood Pressure
04-04-08 = Capital City Wellness Project Launched
04-02-08 = KDHE Secretary Announces Kansas Participation in Voluntary Greenhouse Gas Reporting Standards
03-31-08 = MEDIA ADVISORY: 2008 Health Disparities Conference Takes Place April 1 in Topeka
03-31-08 = Kansas Enacts New Standards of Care for Family Foster Homes
03-31-08 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Capital City Wellness Project News Conference Scheduled for Noon on Friday, April 4
03-27-08 = State Issues Emergency Suspension Of Two Day Care Homes Located in Lawrence and Wichita
03-24-08 = March 24 is World TB Day
03-21-08 = Former Olympian to speak on obesity at Health Disparities Conference
03-21-08 = Kansas Earns EPA Recognition for Water Permit Efforts
03-20-08 = KDHE Cites Facilities for Food or Lodging Regulatory Violationsfor March
03-18-08 = KDHE to Host Four Brownfields Funding Workshops
03-14-08 = MEDIA ADVISORY: 'Healthy Kansas Minute' PSAs Now Available
03-14-08 = KDHE Provides $100,000 Grant, Recognition Award to Kiowa County for Recycling
03-05-08 = KDHE Encourages Kansans to Recycle Unused Cell Phones
03-04-08 = State Agency 'Green Teams' Focus on Recycling and Waste Reduction
02-29-08 = KDHE Issues Air Quality Permit for Project at Jeffrey Energy Center
02-29-08 = MEDIA ADVISORY: 'Healthy Kansas Minute' PSAs Now Available - Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
02-29-08 = March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
02-27-08 = Grants Available For Recycling Efforts
02-19-08 = Update on Flu Activity: KDHE Emphasizes Taking Precautions Against Flu Virus
02-15-08 = Fires Pose Challenges for People with Disabilities
02-15-08 = Kansas Air Quality Seminar Scheduled for March 5-6 at Ramada Inn Hotel and Convention Center, Topeka
02-14-08 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Canton
02-13-08 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Canton
02-13-08 = KDHE to Hold Meeting on Proposed Construction Demolition Landfill in Finney County
02-12-08 = KDHE Renews Call for Reductions of Greenhouse Gasses
02-12-08 = KDHE Issues Conditional Permit for APAC-KS, Inc. C&D Landfill in Overland Park
02-11-08 = Legislators Promote Physical Activity with 'What's Your Mile?'
02-08-08 = KDHE Advises Consumers and Food Service Workers of Expanded New Era Canning Co. Product Recall
02-08-08 = KDHE Names Interim Director of Environment
02-07-08 = KDHE Cites Facilities for Food or Lodging Regulatory Violationsfor February
02-05-08 = Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is February 7
02-01-08 = KDHE Environment Director Announces Retirement
01-31-08 = Kansans Urged to Wear Red for Women on Feb.1
01-30-08 = Governor Proclaims January as Kansas Radon Action Month
01-30-08 = KDHE Joins Sustainable Skylines Partnership to Protect KC Area Air Quality
01-25-08 = KDHE Secretary Recognizes Students at McCarter Elementary for Kansas Winning Entries in National Radon Poster Contest
01-25-08 = MEDIA ADVISORY: KDHE and AHA Promote National Wear Red Day
01-25-08 = Vaccine Still Available as Flu Activity Increases
01-23-08 = Food Service Workers and Consumers Urged to Check Pantries for Recalled Beans
01-22-08 = MEDIA ADVISORY: KDHE Secretary to Recognize McCarter Elementary School Students for Radon Action Month Artwork
01-16-08 = Kansas Reaches 1 Million Patients in Immunization Registry
01-09-08 = Preventing Infections in Pregnancy: January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month
01-08-08 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Kansas Reaches 1 Million Patients in Immunization Registryfor rescheduled
01-05-08 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Damarfor January
01-04-08 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Kansas Reaches 1 Million Patients in Immunization Registry
01-02-08 = January is National Radon Action Month