2010 KDHE News Releases


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12-29-10 = KDHE Offers Help With New Year's Resolutions to Quit Tobacco Use
12-27-10 = Adults Need Vaccines Too
12-17-10 = Flint Hills Smoke Management Plan Approved
12-16-10 = KDHE Issues Sunflower Electric Air Quality Permit
12-15-10 = KDHE to hold public meeting in Wichita
12-14-10 = New Surgeon General's Report on Tobacco Smoke and Disease Reinforces Kansas Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use and Exposure
12-10-10 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Cities of Horton, Willis
12-09-10 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for portions of the City of Horton, City of Willis
12-07-10 = Students Honored for Environmental Works of Art
12-03-10 = KDHE Encourages Kansans to Get Vaccinated for the Flu
12-01-10 = KDHE Announces Waste Reduction Grants
11-30-10 = Annual Vital Statistics Summary Released
11-29-10 = Stroke Prevention Starts with You
11-29-10 = KDHE Reminds Kansans to Practice Lead Safety During Home Winter Projects
11-24-10 = December 1 is World AIDS Day
11-23-10 = Gastrointestinal Illness Investigation Preliminary Results
11-23-10 = Color Your Holidays Green
11-22-10 = KDHE Offers Tips to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
11-18-10 = Preventing Type 2 Diabetes in Childhood
11-16-10 = Gastrointestinal Illness Investigation Continues
11-12-10 = KDHE Urges Smokers To Quit During Great American Smokeout, Nov. 18
11-12-10 = Quitting Tobacco for Good
11-10-10 = KDHE and Cowley County Health Department Investigating Outbreak of Gastrointestinal Illness Associated with a Church Turkey Dinner
11-10-10 = November is National Diabetes Month
11-08-10 = New Online Tools Help Kansas Tobacco Users Quit
11-08-10 = KDHE Identifies First Flu Cases of 2010-2011 Season
11-05-10 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of a Day Care Home in Topeka
11-05-10 = Helping Children Avoid Holiday Weight Gain
11-05-10 = Public Water Supply Achievement Awards Given to Systems that Exceed Federal Safe Drinking Water Act Requirements
11-03-10 = Public Health Information Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters
10-29-10 = Media Alert: Kansas Schools to Participate in Bullying Prevention Training
10-29-10 = Public Health Information Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters10-29-10
10-26-10 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of a Day Care Home in Paola
10-25-10 = Kansas Schools to Participate in Bullying Prevention Training
10-23-10 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Canton
10-22-10 = KDHE, EPA to hold public meeting in Chanute
10-22-10 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for the City of Canton
10-22-10 = Public Health Information Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters10-22-10
10-21-10 = Proposed Construction and Demolition Landfill in Baxter Springs
10-15-10 = Governor signs proclamation declaring October 17-23 as International Infection Prevention Week
10-15-10 = Clean-Up Proposal for Old Landfill at Kansas State University
10-15-10 = Kansans Optimizing Health Program
10-14-10 = Three out of Four New Moms Initiate Breastfeeding
10-14-10 = Preventing a Post-Antibiotic Future
10-12-10 = October 12 is World Arthritis Day
10-08-10 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Atchison
10-07-10 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of a Day Care Home in Beloit
10-07-10 = National Latino AIDS Awareness Day is October 15
10-06-10 = KDHE Recognizes October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month
10-06-10 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for the City of Atchison
10-05-10 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Sedan
10-01-10 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for the City of Sedan
09-29-10 = MEDIA ADVISORY: KPHA to honor Bremby and Morrissey
09-28-10 = Flu Vaccine: It's Time to Let Go of Your Excuses
09-27-10 = City of Ellinwood Recognized by KDHE
09-27-10 = KDHE Recognizes September as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
09-24-10 = Public Health Information Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters09-24-10
09-22-10 = Second Public Comment Period for Sunflower to Begin September 23
09-22-10 = KDHE Promotes September Infant Mortality Awareness Month
09-21-10 = Taking Charge of Your Breast Cancer Risk
09-21-10 = Falls Prevention Awareness Day
09-20-10 = Public Health Information Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters09-20-10
09-15-10 = Preventing the Tragedy of Suicide
09-15-10 = Two Health Champions to be honored by the Governor at the Kansas State Fair on Friday, September 17 at 12:45 p.m.
09-13-10 = KDHE Awarded Oral Health Grants
09-13-10 = KDHE Recognizes Businesses For Pollution Prevention Efforts
09-13-10 = Public Health Information Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters09-13-10
09-11-10 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Norton
09-10-10 = Media Advisory: Kansas Water Quality Celebration
09-10-10 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for the City of Norton
09-02-10 = Public Health Information Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters09-02-10
09-02-10 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of a Day Care Home in Coffeyville
09-02-10 = Vital Statistics Office returns to normal operations
09-01-10 = Ask Your Doctors and Nurses to Get the Flu Vaccine This Year
08-27-10 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Damar
08-26-10 = KDHE Computer Services Restored
08-23-10 = Is Your Teenager Getting Enough Sleep?
08-20-10 = Public Health Advisory for Santa Fe Lake in Butler County
08-20-10 = Public Health Warnings
08-19-10 = Public Health Advisory for Lovewell Reservoir in Jewell County
08-16-10 = KDHE Computer Services on Road to Recovery
08-14-10 = Stream Advisory Issued for the Kansas River in Pottawatomie County
08-09-10 = Looking Deeper into Infant Mortality in Kansas
08-04-10 = Public Health Advisory Continues for Meade Lake in Meade County
08-04-10 = Public Health Advisory Continues for Lovewell Reservoir in Jewell County
08-04-10 = Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in Our Environment
07-30-10 = Blue-Green Algae Bloom Prompts Public Health Advisory At Meade Lake, Meade County, KS.
07-30-10 = Public Comment Period Restructured for Sunflower Electric Draft Air Quality Permit
07-30-10 = August 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week
07-29-10 = Blue-Green Algae Bloom Prompts Public Health Advisory At Centralia City Lake, Nemaha, County, KS.
07-29-10 = Public Health Advisory Continues for Lovewell Reservoir in Jewell County07-29-10
07-23-10 = Public Health Advisory Continues for Lovewell Reservoir in Jewell County07-23-10
07-22-10 = State of Kansas Solid Waste Management Plan 2010 Update Available for Review and Public Comment
07-22-10 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Commission on Graduation and Dropout Prevention and Recovery to Hold First Meeting
07-21-10 = KDHE Advises Kansans to Take Precautions for Heat-Related Illness
07-16-10 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Minneapolis
07-16-10 = Blue-Green Algae Bloom Prompts Public Health Advisory At Lovewell Reservoir, Jewell County, KS.
07-15-10 = Obesity: It's Everyone's Problem
07-15-10 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for the City of Minneapolis
07-15-10 = KDHE Lead Informational Meeting in Wichita
07-15-10 = Kansas Small Business Environmental Assistance Program Receives National Award
07-12-10 = Health Information Exchange meeting announced
07-08-10 = Kansas Green Team Assembly and Award Luncheon July 8 in Topeka
07-07-10 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Kansas Green Team Assembly and Award Luncheon July 8 in Topeka
06-30-10 = Public Hearings Scheduled for Sunflower Electric Draft Air Quality Permit
06-30-10 = Child Care Licensing Laws Change July 1
06-29-10 = Kansas Certifies Water and Wastewater Operators
06-24-10 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Family Day Care Home in Enterprise
06-23-10 = KDHE Requests Comments on Draft Permit for Proposed Municipal Solid Waste Landfill
06-23-10 = Fighting HIV with Knowledge
06-22-10 = June 27 is National HIV Testing Day
06-21-10 = KDHE Lead Informational Meeting in Salina
06-21-10 = KDHE Lead Informational Meeting in Chanute
06-21-10 = The Times are A-Changing for Tobacco
06-18-10 = Idling Reduction Workshop
06-17-10 = KDHE and EPA Renew Hazardous Waste Permit for Ash Grove Cement
06-15-10 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Salina County RWD #7
06-14-10 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for Saline County RWD #7
06-14-10 = It's Time to Get Savvy About Sodium
06-11-10 = KDHE Lead Informational Meeting in Lawrence
06-11-10 = KDHE Lead Informational Meeting in Hays
06-08-10 = KDHE continues reviewing permit application for Sunflower Electric; public hearings anticipated in August
06-07-10 = KDHE Launches Lead Tour
06-04-10 = The Next Superbug: Coming Soon to a Community Like Yours?
06-02-10 = Public Availability Session for Treece Residents June 8
06-01-10 = KDHE Encourages Kansans to Prepared during National Safety Month
06-01-10 = Kansas Mentors Announces Mini-Grant Recipients
06-01-10 = KDHE Releases 25 Most Popular Baby Names
05-28-10 = May 28 is Don't Fry Day
05-27-10 = KDHE Supports World No Tobacco Day
05-25-10 = Born at the Right Time: The Urgent Need to Prevent Prematurity
05-24-10 = KDHE Issues Permit for the APAC - Kansas, Inc. Construction & Demolition Landfill
05-20-10 = KDHE Urges Precautions Against Recreational Water Illnesses
05-18-10 = Informational Contractors Meeting in Beloit
05-17-10 = National Stroke Awareness Month
05-17-10 = Governor's Council on Fitness Call for Nominations: Health Champion of the Year Award
05-14-10 = May 9-15 is National Women's Health Week05-14-10
05-13-10 = May 9-15 is National Women's Health Week05-13-10
05-13-10 = KDHE highlights new mobile health service for pregnant women, new mothers
05-12-10 = Health Information Exchange meeting announced05-12-10
05-12-10 = May 9-15 is National Women's Health Week05-12-10
05-11-10 = May 9-15 is National Women's Health Week
05-11-10 = Algal Blooms: What's that strange substance?
05-10-10 = May 9-15 is National Women's Health Week05-10-10
05-06-10 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Roseland
05-06-10 = KDHE Seeks Comments on Crawford County Household Hazardous Waste Facility
05-05-10 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Scammon
05-05-10 = May 5 is National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
05-04-10 = First Lady, KDHE recognize National Honor in Injury and Violence Prevention
05-03-10 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for Cities of Scammon and Roseland
05-03-10 = Lt. Governor Findley, State Agencies and Partner Organizations Announce Indoor Clean Air Act Web Site
04-27-10 = May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
04-26-10 = H1N1 Flu: One Year On
04-22-10 = National Infant Immunization Week04-22-10
04-19-10 = Yard Waste: A Resource with Value
04-19-10 = MEDIA ADVISORY: KDHE Hosts Earth Day Environmental Fair, Thursday, April 22 from 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
04-14-10 = Successful Retirement Planning Begins with Your Health
04-13-10 = April 16 is National Healthcare Decision Day
04-12-10 = Health Information Exchange meeting announced04-12-10
04-08-10 = Air Quality Health Advisory
04-06-10 = New lead-based paint regulations implemented April 9
04-02-10 = Media Advisory: CDC Holds 33rd Annual Diabetes Conference in Kansas City April 13-16
03-31-10 = KDHE announces additional death of Kansan infected with the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus03-31-10
03-29-10 = KDHE to Host Three Brownfields Workshops
03-26-10 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Group Day Care Home in Altoona
03-25-10 = Menu-Labeling to Win the Struggle Against Obesity
03-25-10 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Family Day Care Home in Wichita
03-24-10 = Air Quality Health Advisory03-24-10
03-22-10 = Kansas responds to FDA recommendation to temporarily suspend use of Rotarix Vaccine
03-22-10 = Remembering the Forgotten Killer: Tuberculosis
03-22-10 = State Releases Healthcare-Associated Infections State Plan
03-19-10 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Diabetes Screening to be Held March 23 in Docking State Office Building
03-15-10 = National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is March 20
03-15-10 = Early Detection Works partners with Hiawatha Community Hospital
03-09-10 = Health Information Exchange meeting announced03-09-10
03-08-10 = KDHE to host WORKS! Conference in Junction City to raise awareness about environmental issues
03-04-10 = Why It is Important for Schools to Sell Healthy Foods
03-03-10 = KDHE Conducts Tests on Material found in Chanute
03-02-10 = March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month
03-02-10 = National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
03-01-10 = KDHE Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Cleanup at Brown Welding Supply Site in Salina
02-24-10 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Family Day Care Home in Hesston
02-23-10 = KDHE announces additional death of Kansan infected with the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus02-23-10
02-23-10 = KDHE Announces "Fight the Bite" Poster Contest
02-22-10 = What I Learned First-Hand About Seat Belts
02-19-10 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Family Day Care Home in Fairway
02-17-10 = Prevention of Osteoporosis Starts Young
02-12-10 = Kansas Receives Recovery Act Funding For Health Information Exchange
02-12-10 = Rabid Dog Serves as Reminder of the Importance of Pet Vaccination
02-12-10 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for the City of Woodston and Rooks County RWD #1
02-09-10 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for the City of Woodston and Rooks County RWD #1
02-08-10 = GKDHE to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Permit for the APAC – Kansas, Inc. Construction & Demolition Landfill
02-05-10 = Health Information Exchange meeting announced02-05-10br> 02-05-10 = Governor Parkinson celebrates National Wear Red Day
02-04-10 = MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor, American Heart Association and State Officials to Promote National Wear Red Day
02-03-10 = Infant Mortality: Giving Our Most to the Littlest Kansans
02-03-10 = Blue Ribbon Panel on Infant Mortality announces interim recommendations
02-02-10 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in Hutchinson
02-02-10 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in Hays
02-01-10 = KDHE grant funds available to conduct environmental assessments
02-01-10 = February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
01-29-10 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in Wichita
01-29-10 = KDHE announces additional death of Kansan infected with the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus
01-26-10 = Kansas Certifies Water and Wastewater Operators01-26-10
01-22-10 = Kansas Mentors: Governor signs proclamation declaring January Mentoring Month
01-22-10 = Governor Proclaims January as Kansas Radon Action Month
01-21-10 = Kansas Mentors: Kansas Legislature passes resolutions declaring January National Mentoring Month
01-21-10 = Tackling the Burden of Diabetes at its Root Causes
01-19-10 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Overbrook
01-15-10 = KDHE to Hold Meetings on Proposed Permit for the APAC - Kansas, Inc. Construction & Demolition Landfill
01-15-10 = Seniors Encouraged to Receive H1N1 Flu Vaccine
01-15-10 = Kansas Legislators Vaccinated Against H1N1 Flu
01-14-10 = Young Adults Encouraged to Receive the Vaccine for H1N1 Flu
01-13-10 = MEDIA ADVISORY: KDHE to recognize ServiceMaster by Best
01-13-10 = Health Information Exchange meeting announced01-13-10
01-13-10 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Canton01-13-10
01-13-10 = KDHE receives revised permit application from Sunflower Electric
01-13-10 = Younger Children, Pregnant Women, Infant Caregivers are Recommended to be Vaccinated against H1N1 Flu
01-13-10 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for the City of Overbrook
01-12-10 = Kansans Should Get Vaccinated against H1N1
01-11-10 = January activities for Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
01-11-10 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Canton
01-11-10 = KDHE Encourages Kansans to Get Vaccinated Against H1N1
01-08-10 = KDHE announces additional death of Kansan infected with the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus01-08-10"
01-07-10 = Regional Post-Summit Conversations on Dropout Prevention Scheduled
01-07-10 = KDHE provides weather-related health and safety tips
01-06-10 = Town Hall Meetings Scheduled for Grant Project to help Kansas Youth with Special Health Care Needs
01-04-10 = KDHE Promotes Cancer Screenings During Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
01-04-10 = Kansas Issues Revised Fish Consumption Advisories
01-04-10 = Mentoring Programs Across the State Celebrate January's National Mentoring Month