2009 KDHE News Releases


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12-31-09 = KDHE announces additional death of Kansan infected with the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus12-31-09
12-23-09 = KDHE announces additional death of Kansan infected with the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus12-23-09
12-23-09 = Kansas Responds to Non-Safety Related Nasal H1N1 Vaccine Voluntary Recall
12-22-09 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Jefferson County RWD 10
12-21-09 = KDHE announces additional death of Kansan infected with the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus12-21-09
12-18-09 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for Jefferson County Rural Water District (RWD) 10
12-17-09 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Canton
12-15-09 = Kansas Responds to Non-Safety Related H1N1 Vaccine Voluntary Recall
12-15-09 = Health Information Exchange meeting announced
12-15-09 = Kansas Scores 6 out of 10 in 2009 Trust for America's Health Public Health Preparedness Report
12-14-09 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Canton
12-14-09 = H1N1 Flu Vaccine: Now is the Time
12-10-09 = KDHE announces additional death of Kansan infected with the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus12-10-09
12-10-09 = KDHE works with CPSC to identify Kansas homes where Chinese drywall may have been used
12-04-09 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in Eureka
12-03-09 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in De Soto
12-02-09 = KDHE works with Florida health department to identify a child in need of rabies treatment
11-25-09 = Students honored for environmental works of art
11-24-09 = KDHE announces additional death of Kansan infected with the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus11-24-09
11-24-09 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Cultivating Healthy Kansans Summit Dec. 1-3
11-23-09 = December 1 is World AIDS Day
11-23-09 = Kansas Announced Winner in Snyder & Osborne's Coaches' Mentoring Challenge
11-20-09 = KDHE announces additional death of Kansan infected with the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus11-20-09
11-18-09 = Health Report rankings released
11-16-09 = Influenza Activity Remains High in Kansas
11-13-09 = KDHE Urges Smokers To Quit During Great American Smokeout, Nov. 19 Quitting Smoking Will Save Money
11-12-09 = Making Tough Choices in a Health Emergency
11-12-09 = KDHE announces additional death of Kansans infected with the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus11-12-09
11-09-09 = Health Information Exchange Planning Moving Forward
11-06-09 = KDHE announces additional death of Kansans infected with the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus11-06-09
11-05-09 = KDHE announces additional deaths of Kansans infected with the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus11-05-09
11-03-09 = Kansas Project LAUNCH
11-02-09 = KDHE announces additional deaths of Kansans infected with the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus11-02-09
10-29-09 = KDHE announces additional deaths of Kansans infected with the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus10-29-09
10-28-09 = While We Wait for the Vaccine: Taking Charge of Your Health
10-27-09 = KDHE Announces Clean Diesel Awards
10-26-09 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Care Center in Wichita
10-23-09 = Grant Underway to Benefit Kansas Youth with Special Health Care Needs
10-23-09 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Family Day Care Home in Goodland
10-23-09 = Resource Network available online and in Spanish
10-22-09 = KDHE announces additional death of Kansan infected with the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus10-22-09
10-22-09 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Care Center in Independence
10-21-09 = Statewide Health Information Exchange planning begins
10-21-09 = Capacity Development Achievement Awards Given to Systems that Exceed Federal Safe Drinking Water Act Requirements
10-16-09 = KDHE announces additional death of Kansan infected with the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus
10-16-09 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Kansas to Hold Summit to Tackle High School Dropout Problem
10-14-09 = KDHE announces additional death of Kansan infected with the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus10-14-09
10-14-09 = KDHE to update the state's Solid Waste Management Plan
10-12-09 = What You Should Know About the H1N1 Flu Vaccine
10-12-09 = MEDIA ADVISORY: KDHE Secretary and State Health Officer to join Sedgwick County Health Department and Via Christi for a briefing on the H1N1 flu vaccination process
10-09-09 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Group Day Care Home in Coffeyville
10-08-09 = State's Dropout Prevention Efforts Host Regional Pre-Summits
10-01-09 = 2008 Annual Vital Statistics Summary Released
10-01-09 = KDHE Recognizes October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month
09-30-09 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Columbus
09-30-09 = State health officials discuss the 2009 H1N1 vaccine that is coming to Kansas
09-29-09 = MEDIA ADVISORY: KDHE Secretary and Kansas State Health Officer to discuss H1N1 vaccine
09-28-09 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Columbus
09-25-09 = KDHE announces two additional deaths of Kansans infected with the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus
09-24-09 = 'Recycle Cycle' Bicycle Tour Starts Sunday
09-24-09 = KDHE announces two deaths of Kansans infected with the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus
09-21-09 = A Column from Jason Eberhart-Phillips, MD, MPH, Kansas State Health Officer and Director of Health
09-17-09 = Recovery Act funding allows Kansas to develop a comprehensive plan to reduce healthcare-associated infections
09-15-09 = KDHE awarded CDC Environmental Public Health Tracking Grant
09-14-09 = KDHE Releases Oral Health Assessment for 2009
09-10-09 = September conference to focus on Kansas Coordinated School Health program
09-09-09 = KDHE announces second death of Kansan infected with the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus
09-08-09 = Kansas businesses encouraged to prepare for 2009 H1N1 virus
09-08-09 = KDHE Extends Public Comment Period for Proposed Construction and Demolition Landfill Expansion
09-03-09 = KDHE recognizes September as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
09-03-09 = KDHE Recognizes September as Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
09-02-09 = Update on the 2009 H1N1 Influenza A virus in Kansas
09-02-09 = KDHE recognizes September 6 - 12 as Suicide Prevention Week
08-31-09 = Kansas DropINs: Regional Pre-Summit Conversations on Dropout Prevention Scheduled
08-28-09 = 'Recycle Cycle' Bicycle Tour To Promote State-Wide Recycling
08-27-09 = Kansas remains above the national average in immunizing children
08-27-09 = KDHE Seeks Comments on Construction and Demolition Landfill Expansion
08-24-09 = Kansas leaders come together for Governor's H1N1 Pandemic Influenza Summit
08-21-09 = Kansas DropINs: Dropout Prevention Summit's Youth Council Announced
08-20-09 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor's H1N1 Pandemic Influenza Summit scheduled for 1 p.m. on August 24 in locations across Kansas
08-19-09 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Speed
08-18-09 = Update on the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus in Kansas08-18-09
08-13-09 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Speed
08-13-09 = MEDIA ADVISORY: KDHE to Recognize Businesses for Pollution Prevention Efforts
08-13-09 = Kansas Mentors: Coaching Legends Challenge One Another to Recruit More Mentors
08-10-09 = Update on the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus in Kansasfor 08-10-09
08-06-09 = Strain of swine influenza identified in Kansas county
08-06-09 = KDHE announces first death of Kansan infected with the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus
08-04-09 = New WIC Healthy Food Choices Mean Healthier Moms and Kids
08-03-09 = Governor Proclaims August 1-7 as Breastfeeding Awareness Week
08-03-09 = Update on the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus in Kansasfor Aug 3
08-03-09 = Kansas Mentors: New Web Site Connects Kansans to More than 175 Mentoring Programs Across the State
07-31-09 = Rise in pertussis cases seen in two Kansas counties
07-31-09 = KDHE helps create jobs by funding additional wastewater infrastructure projects across Kansas
07-30-09 = KDHE Commends K-State on Effective TB Control Plan
07-27-09 = Forgotten but not gone
07-24-09 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Doniphan County RWD #3
07-20-09 = Case of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus confirmed in Ness County
07-17-09 = Public Meeting on Proposed C&D Landfill Scheduled for August 4 in Baxter Springs
07-17-09 = Budget Cuts Result in Ending the State Meth Lab Cleanup Program
07-16-09 = Laboratory Error Results in Misreported Sherman County H1N1 Case
07-16-09 = Kansas infant mortality rate declines slightly in 2008
07-16-09 = Cases of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus confirmed in Edwards and Stafford Counties
07-15-09 = Case of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus confirmed in Rawlins County
07-15-09 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Kansas State Office Green Teams Assembly and Awards Luncheon is July 16 at Kansas Museum of History in Topeka
07-15-09 = KDHE Receives $4 Million to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07-15-09 = Cases of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus confirmed in Logan, Sheridan and Sherman counties
07-13-09 = Cases of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus confirmed in Brown and Finney counties
07-09-09 = Kansas DropINs: New Web Site Focuses on Kansas' Dropout Prevention Efforts
07-09-09 = KDHE Grants Help Clean Up Municipal Dump Sites
07-08-09 = Cases of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus confirmed in Thomas County
07-07-09 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for Doniphan County RWD #3
07-02-09 = KDHE Responds to Report on Obesity
07-01-09 = Case of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus confirmed in Lyon County
06-25-09 = Cases of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus confirmed in Neosho County
06-24-09 = Case of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus confirmed in Jefferson County
06-24-09 = Kansans Urged to Get Tested for HIV National HIV Testing Day is June 27
06-23-09 = Case of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus confirmed in Shawnee County
06-23-09 = Primary Care Clinic Grants Awarded to Communities
06-22-09 = KDHE Advises Kansans to Take Precautions for Heat-Related Illness
06-19-09 = Case of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus confirmed in Kiowa County
06-18-09 = Kansas Mentors: Snyder Announces Outstanding Mentoring Matches
06-18-09 = Case of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus confirmed in Republic County
06-15-09 = Case of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus confirmed in Cowley County
06-12-09 = Cases of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus confirmed in Labette County
06-12-09 = Report Finds Americans Support Prevention as a Health Care Reform Priority
06-12-09 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Keynote Address Scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on June 16 at Wichita Airport Hilton
06-12-09 = Nearly $500,000 in Grants Awarded For Tire Recycling Efforts
06-11-09 = Case of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus confirmed in Butler County
06-11-09 = Kansas Response to World Health Organization Pandemic Declaration
06-11-09 = KDHE Celebrates National Men's Health Week
06-10-09 = Case of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus confirmed in Pottawatomie County
06-04-09 = Case of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus confirmed in Leavenworth County
06-03-09 = KDHE helps create jobs by funding stormwater projects across Kansas
06-02-09 = Stockton 6th Grader Wins Prize in National 'Fight the Bite' Poster Contest
06-02-09 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Group Day Care Home in Merriam
06-01-09 = Cases of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus confirmed in Douglas and Morton counties
05-29-09 = KDHE Announces Funds for Health Centers
05-28-09 = Weekly update of 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus in Kansas
05-27-09 = Case of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus confirmed in Reno County
05-27-09 = KDHE Recognizes World No Tobacco Day
05-23-09 = Case of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus confirmed in Gove County
05-22-09 = Friday update of 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus cases identified in Kansas
05-21-09 = Thursday update of 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus cases identified in Kansas
05-20-09 = Wednesday update of 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus cases identified in Kansas
05-19-09 = Tuesday update of 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus cases identified in Kansas
05-18-09 = May is National Stroke and High Blood Pressure Month
05-18-09 = Monday update of 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus cases identified in Kansas
05-18-09 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Jefferson County RWD #14
05-16-09 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Cherokee Co. RWD #3 and City of Treece
05-15-09 = Recreational Water Illness Prevention Week is May 18-24
05-15-09 = Friday update of 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus cases identified in Kansasfor 05-15-09
05-14-09 = Thursday update of 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus cases identified in Kansasfor 05-14-09
05-13-09 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for the City of Buffalo and Wilson County RWD #11A
05-13-09 = Wednesday update of 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus cases identified in Kansasfor 05-13-09
05-12-09 = KDHE to Hold Public Availability Session Regarding Former CCC/USDA Grain Storage Facility in Hanover
05-12-09 = Tuesday update of 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus cases identified in Kansasfor 05-12-09
05-11-09 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for Cherokee County RWD #3 and the City of Treece

05-11-09 = Monday update of 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus cases identified in Kansasfor 05-11-09
05-10-09 = Sunday update of 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus cases identified in Kansas
05-09-09 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for the City of Buffalo and Wilson County RWD #11A
05-09-09 = Saturday update of 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus cases identified in Kansas
05-08-09 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for Jefferson County RWD #14for 05-08-09
05-08-09 = KDHE Celebrates National Women's Health Week
05-08-09 = Friday update of 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus cases identified in Kansasfor 05-08-09
05-07-09 = Daily update of 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus cases identified in Kansas
05-06-09 = Two new cases of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus identified in Kansas
05-06-09 = KDHE Releases 25 Most Popular Baby Names
05-06-09 = Additional cases of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus identified in Kansasfor May 6
05-05-09 = Mulch Mowing and Home Composting Recommended by KDHE
05-04-09 = May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month
05-04-09 = Additional cases of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus identified in Kansas
05-03-09 = KDHE announces two presumptively confirmed cases of 2009 H1N1 flu virus in Kansas
05-02-09 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Buffalo, Wilson Co. RWDs #10 and 11A
05-01-09 = KDHE provides response to the 2009 H1N1 flu virus outbreak
05-01-09 = KDHE Releases Report on Secondhand Smoke
05-01-09 = MEDIA ADVISORY: State Health Officer to provide update on KDHE response to 2009 H1N1 Flu Virus
04-30-09 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Buffalo, Wilson RWDs #10 and #11A
04-30-09 = KDHE update on the 2009 H1N1 Flu Virus Outbreak
04-29-09 = KDHE to brief joint legislative committee on swine flu in Kansas
04-28-09 = KDHE Establishes Swine Flu Hotline and Email Address
04-26-09 = Six Things Every Kansan Should Know About Swine Flu
04-25-09 = KDHE Reports 2 Cases of Swine Flu in Kansas
04-24-09 = KDHE to Help Create Jobs by Funding Wastewater Infrastructure Projects Across Kansas
04-23-09 = Employee Illness and Survivorship in the Workplace (EISW) Training Program Earns CDC Recognition
04-23-09 = Kansans Earn Two Out of Four National Public Health Awards
04-17-09 = KDHE to help create jobs by funding water infrastructure projects across Kansas
04-15-09 = State Issues Emergency Suspension Of Day Care Home In Gardner
04-14-09 = Salt in Your Diet – Is It Too Much?
04-13-09 = KDHE Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Cleanup at Main and Avenue G Site in Hutchinson
04-10-09 = Kansas Receives $1.73 Million to Reduce Diesel Emissions
04-10-09 = Stream Advisory Lifted for the Missouri River in Atchison County
04-08-09 = Stream Advisory Issued for the Missouri River in Atchison County
04-06-09 = Kansas receives American Recovery Act funds to Improve Drinking Water Infrastructure
04-06-09 = Kansas WIC Program, Sesame Workshop Announce Partnership
04-02-09 = KDHE Encourages Testing in Recognition of STD Awareness Month
04-02-09 = Kansas Green Schools Program Announces Green School Awards
04-01-09 = Federal Tobacco Tax Increase Encourages Tobacco Users to Quit
03-31-09 = April is Minority Health Awareness Month
03-24-09 = Capital City Wellness Project announces the Bike Rack Sculpture Design Competition in Downtown Topeka
03-24-09 = New CDC Study Says Fear of Arthritis Pain May Keep People with Heart Disease Inactive
03-23-09 = March 24 is Diabetes Alert Day; Legislature Adopts Resolution on Progress of Kansas Diabetes Plan
03-23-09 = KDHE Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Cleanup at 2nd and Kirby Site in Hutchinson
03-19-09 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Diabetes Screening to be Held March 23 in Docking State Office Building
03-19-09 = KDHE Announces "Fight the Bite" Poster Contest: Entry Deadline is April 3
03-11-09 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in Wichita
03-09-09 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Women & Girls HIV Awareness Day is March 10
03-06-09 = Kansas Identifies 5 Cases Linked to Regional Salmonella Outbreak
03-05-09 = March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
03-05-09 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Care Center in Augusta
02-24-09 = Kansas to be Recognized for Second Most Improvement in Immunization Coverage Rates
02-19-09 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Care Center in Esbon, Kan.
02-11-09 = KDHE Status Report Outlines Health Differences Among Kansans
02-10-09 = New State Health Director to Join KDHE
02-09-09 = In anticipation of federal action, KDHE issues interim guidance on CO2
02-09-09 = MEDIA ADVISORY: News Conference Scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 11 at Landon State Office Building Room 102, Topeka
02-06-09 = Grants Available For Recycling Efforts
02-05-09 = Kansas Programs Awarded Funding to Improve Support for Employed Breastfeeding Women
02-05-09 = Kansans Urged to Wear Red for Women on Feb. 6
02-04-09 = February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
02-04-09 = February 4 is World Cancer Day
02-02-09 = MEDIA ADVISORY: KDHE and AHA Promote National Wear Red Day
01-27-09 = Seward County Earns National Recognition from EPA
01-26-09 = Kansas Green Schools Program Announces 2nd Waste Management Grant Round
01-23-09 = Governor Proclaims January as Kansas Radon Action Month
01-20-09 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Chetopa
01-16-09 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Chetopa
01-16-09 = KDHE Accepting Proposals for Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy (WRAPS) Projects
01-15-09 = "Getting Fit for Pregnancy" Important for Healthy Babies; January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month
01-09-09 = KDHE Promotes Cancer Screenings During Cervical Cancer Awareness Month