2011 KDHE News Releases


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12-30-11 = KDHE Promotes Walking Program
12-28-11 = KDHE Helps Tobacco Users With New Year's Resolution to Quit
12-23-11 = KDHE Identifies First Influenza Cases of 2011-2012 Season
12-21-11 = Voices for Health Equity Project - CALL FOR ENTRIES
12-15-11 = How to Stay Green During the Holidays
12-14-11 = KDHE announces winners and runners up for the 2012 Kansas Don't Spoil It! Calendar Contest
12-08-11 = KDHE Receives New CDC Recommendations for TB Treatment
12-05-11 = Now is the Time for Flu Vaccination: National Influenza Vaccination Week is Dec. 4-10
12-01-11 = KDHE To Host Live Twitter Chat on Flu Prevention Tuesday, Dec. 6
12-01-11 = KDHE Accepting Applications for Waste Reduction Grants
11-29-11 = World AIDS Day is December 1
11-17-11 = Kansas 2010 Annual Summary of Vital Statistics Now Available
11-16-11 = Kansas Marks 100 Years of Vital Statistics
11-15-11 = Treating Diabetes in Kansas Costs about $1.5 B a Year
11-15-11 = Governor Signs Proclamation Declaring Nov. 17 as National Rural Health Day
11-14-11 = Allison leaves KDHE to lead Arkansas' Medicaid program
11-14-11 = Great American Smokeout, Nov. 17 - KDHE Urges Smokers To Quit
11-10-11 = KDHE Raises Awareness of Hospice and Palliative Care
11-09-11 = Advisory Lifted at Logan City Lake in Phillips County, experts still advise caution
11-08-11 = KDHE to Hold Informational Meeting in Wichita Regarding Corrective Action Plan for Closed Landfill
11-04-11 = KDHE News Release: Advisory Lifted at Warnock Lake in Atchison County, experts still advise caution
11-03-11 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for the City of Severy
11-01-11 = Governor Signs Proclamation Declaring November as Prematurity Awareness Month
11-01-11 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for the City of Severy
10-28-11 = KDHE Provides Updated Blue-Green Algae Test Results from Kansas Waters10-28-11
10-21-11 = FDA Environmental Assessment Report of Jensen Farms Now Available
10-20-11 = KDHE Provides Updated Blue-Green Algae Test Results from Kansas Waters10-20-11
10-14-11 = Governor signs proclamation declaring October 16-22 as International Infection Prevention Week
10-13-11 = KDHE Provides Updated Blue-Green Algae Test Results from Kansas Waters10-13-11
10-13-11 = Advisories Lifted at Milford Lake, Dillon Park Lake Harvey County Camp Hawk Lake and Santa Fe Lake, experts still advise caution
10-12-11 = Calendar Contest Opens for Online Voting
10-12-11 = KDHE Launches 3rd Webinar Addressing HIT/HIE Initiatives
10-07-11 = Safe At Home Kick off Addresses Unhealthy Housing in Kansas
10-07-11 = KDHE Recognizes October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month
10-06-11 = Safe At Home Kick Off in Wichita Oct. 7
10-06-11 = National Latino AIDS Awareness Day is October 15
10-06-11 = KDHE Provides Updated Blue-Green Algae Test Results from Kansas Waters10-06-11
10-06-11 = KDHE Takes Steps to Address Infant Mortality During SIDS Awareness Month
10-05-11 = KDHE Makes Hospital Discharge Data Analyses Available for Health Assessment
10-04-11 = KDHE Launches JUST ADD WATER Campaign in Shawnee County
10-03-11 = 7 Kansas Cases Now Linked to Multistate Outbreak of Listeriosis
09-30-11 = KDHE Seeks Public Comment on Plan to Address Ramona Site
09-30-11 = Businesses, Individual Recognized for Green Initiatives
09-30-11 = KDHE Provides Updated Blue-Green Algae Test Results from Kansas Waters09-30-11
09-29-11 = Kansas Green Team Awards to be Presented in Topeka Sept. 30
09-28-11 = KDHE To Host Live Twitter Chat on Flu Prevention Friday, September 30
09-26-11 = September is National Cholesterol Education Month
09-23-11 = KDHE Provides Updated Blue-Green Algae Test Results from Kansas Waters09-23-11
09-23-11 = Levels of Blue Green Algae Decline at Milford Lake
09-23-11 = Advisory Lifted at River Park Pond at Tuttle Creek State Park, experts still advise caution
09-22-11 = Kansas Listeriosis Cases Match Ongoing Multistate Outbreak
09-22-11 = KDHE Encourages Kansans to Volunteer at Saturday's Midwest Litter Fest
09-21-11 = September is Newborn Screening Program Month
09-20-11 = KDHE Continues to Warn Consumers About Rocky Ford Cantaloupes from Jensen Farms
09-20-11 = Falls Prevention Awareness Day – September 23
09-16-11 = KDHE Encourages Kansans to Get Vaccinated Now
09-15-11 = KDHE Provides Updated Blue-Green Algae Test Results from Kansas Waters09-15-11
09-15-11 = KDHE joins FDA, CDC in warning about Rocky Ford cantaloupes
09-13-11 = Kansas Strategic National Stockpile Team Earns Perfect Score
09-13-11 = September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month
09-12-11 = Governor Brownback to Honor Kansas Health Champions at State Fair
09-09-11 = KDHE Provides Updated Blue-Green Algae Test Results from Kansas Waters09-09-11
09-09-11 = Local and State Health Officials Investigating Probable Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM) Death
09-09-11 = KDHE Certifies Water and Wastewater Treatment Operators
09-07-11 = KDHE Promotes Informed Decision Making about Prostate Cancer Screening
09-01-11 = KDHE Provides Updated Blue-Green Algae Test Results from Kansas Waters09-01-11
09-01-11 = Advisory Lifted at Cheney Lake, experts still advise caution
09-01-11 = High Toxin Levels of Blue Green Algae Still Present at Milford Lake
08-31-11 = KDHE Launches 1st of 5 Webinars Addressing HIT/HIE Initiatives
08-30-11 = New Online Tobacco Cessation Tool Available in Kansas
08-29-11 = Public Comment Period for Abortion Facilities Licensing Regulations Ends Sept. 7, Hearing Set
08-26-11 = Blue Green Algae Warning issued for River Pond at Tuttle Creek in Pottawatomie and Riley Counties
08-26-11 = Blue Green Algae Warning Issued for Milford Lake in Clay, Geary and Dickinson Counties
08-26-11 = KDHE, KDOT and State Farm Announce "Bucks for Buckles"
08-26-11 = KDHE Provides Updated Blue-Green Algae Test Results from Kansas Waters08-26-11
08-26-11 = Advisory Lifted at Hillsdale Lake in Miami County and Big Hill Reservoir in Labette County, experts still advise caution
08-24-11 = Kansas Receives High Scores for Watershed Management Plan
08-23-11 = Triple Digit Temperatures Return to Kansas
08-23-11 = KDHE Accepting Comments on Municipal Solid Waste Transfer Station in Shawnee County
08-22-11 = A Better Way to Access Kansas Health Statistics Coming in 2012
08-22-11 = KDHE to Launch Enhanced Prior Authorization System
08-19-11 = KDHE Recommends People, Pets Stay Out of Water When Blue-Green Algae is Present
08-18-11 = KDHE Provides Updated Blue-Green Algae Test Results from Kansas Waters08-18-11
08-18-11 = KDHE closes 2011 Kansas Environmental Conference
08-16-11 = KDHE to Present "P2" Awards at Kansas Environmental Conference
08-16-11 = KDHE Announces 2011 Kansas Don't Spoil It Calendar Contest
08-11-11 = KDHE Provides Updated Blue-Green Algae Test Results from Kansas Waters08-11-11
08-10-11 = KDHE Urges Students and Coaches to Play it Safe in the Heat
08-09-11 = August is National Immunization Awareness Month
08-05-11 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in Great Bend
08-04-11 = Public Health Information Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters08-04-11a
08-04-11 = Public Health Information Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters08-04-11
08-03-11 = KDHE Data on Births, Deaths, Marriages and Divorces for 2010 Now Online
08-03-11 = Public Notice of Proposed Permit Renewal Action in Kansas City, Kansas
08-02-11 = KDHE Provides Important Back-to-School Information Regarding Birth Certificates and Immunization
08-01-11 = KDHE Hires Director of Local Health
07-29-11 = Public Health Information Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters07-29-11a
07-29-11 = Public Health Information Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters07-29-11
07-28-11 = Public Health Information Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters07-28-11
07-28-11 = Advisory Lifted at Perry Lake in Jefferson County, experts still advise caution
07-25-11 = Governor, State officials comment to EPA, Army on proposed Waters of the U.S. identification guidance
07-22-11 = UPDATE: 2 Additional Shoreline Areas Closed Around Milford Lake; However, Lake is Not Closed
07-22-11 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Saline County Rural Water District #2
07-21-11 = Public Health Information Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters07-21-11
07-20-11 = KDHE Infant Mortality 2010 Provisional Findings
07-20-11 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for Saline County Rural Water District #2
07-18-11 = Milk for Thought's Big Pink Bus for Breastfeeding Heads to Topeka
07-15-11 = Public Health Information Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters07-15-11
07-14-11 = Cooling centers open around the state
07-13-11 = Stream Advisory Continues for All Portions of the Missouri River
07-05-11 = Diesel Emissions Reductions Grant Money Available for Kansans
07-01-11 = Kansas Green Teams Photo Contest Winners Announced
07-01-11 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Waterville
07-01-11 = KHPA is now DHCF - Kansas Health Policy Authority transitions into KDHE as the Division of Health Care Finance
06-30-11 = Staying Safe in the Sun and Heat
06-30-11 = KDHE posts update on Senate Bill 36 clinic licensure process
06-30-11 = Public Health Information Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters06-30-11
06-29-11 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for the City of Waterville
06-27-11 = Statement from KDHE regarding Senate Bill 36, licensing process
06-23-11 = Public Health Information Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters06-23-11
06-16-11 = We want Kansans to "like," "follow" us
06-16-11 = Public Health Information Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters06-16-11
06-15-11 = KDHE proposes area in Salina be designated a non-attainment for air quality standards Public meetings scheduled for June 28
06-14-11 = KDHE Issues Stream Advisory for All Portions of the Missouri River
06-14-11 = Governor's Council on Fitness Call for Nominations: Kansas Health Champion Award
06-13-11 = Lt. Governor Announces Public Forums on Medicaid Reform
06-07-11 = KDHE announces Center for Health Equity and Bureau of Community Health Systems
06-06-11 = KDHE Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Cleanup at FMC Corporation Site - Lawrence, Kansas
06-02-11 = June is Men's Health Month
06-01-11 = KDHE to discuss requirements, management transition for Capitol Midweek Farmers' Market
05-27-11 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in Ottawa
05-27-11 = Watch the Water as Algae Bloom Season Approaches
05-26-11 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in Wichita
05-26-11 = World No Tobacco Day - Kansas Test Market for New Tobacco Product
05-25-11 = FDA Advisory: Use of SimplyThick for Premature Infants Linked to Necrotizing Enterocolitis
05-25-11 = Recreational Water Illness and Injury Prevention Week
05-20-11 = KDHE and Capital City Wellness Coalition to hold community Health and Wellness Fair
05-18-11 = KDHE Announces Two National HIV/AIDS Awareness Days for the Month of May
05-12-11 = May is National Stroke Awareness Month
05-05-11 = National Women's Health Week
05-04-11 = KDHE lifts Hog Creek stream advisory
05-04-11 = May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
05-03-11 = Hog Creek stream advisory remains, E. coli levels remain elevated
05-03-11 = Physical Activity Key to Decreasing Arthritis Pain
04-25-11 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in Emporia
04-21-11 = Hog Creek stream advisory remains, E. coli levels still higher than normal
04-19-11 = KDHE Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Cleanup at Missouri Pacific Railroad Freight House Site in Salina
04-15-11 = KDHE Supports National Healthcare Decisions Day
04-14-11 = KDHE Announces Green School Grant Recipients
04-14-11 = KDHE Announces Tire Recycling Grant Recipients
04-13-11 = Ozone levels heightened due to the Flint Hills burning
04-07-11 = Update: Miniscule Level of Radiation from Japanese Nuclear Plant has reached Kansas, but no Anticipated Health Threat to Kansans
03-30-11 = Ultramarathoner Dean Karnazes stops in Kansas while running coast to coast
03-29-11 = Abortions in Kansas Drop 12 Percent in 2010
03-21-11 = KDHE hosting WORKS! Conference in Wichita to raise awareness about environmental issues
03-17-11 = Air Quality Health Advisory
03-10-11 = KDHE To Conduct Public Meetings On Kansas Surface Water Quality Standard
03-09-11 = Kansas Clean Diesel Program grant winners selected
03-04-11 = March 10 is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
03-03-11 = March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month
03-01-11 = Statement from KDHE regarding the Sunflower Power Permit
03-01-11 = KDHE Announces the 2011 "Fight the Bite" Poster Contest
02-28-11 = KDHE Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Cleanup at Magellan Pipeline — Kingman Release Site
02-22-11 = KDHE Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Cleanup at McGraw Trucking Site in Frontenac
02-18-11 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in Wichita02-18-11
02-17-11 = Public Notice: Kansas Nonpoint Source Pollution Management Plan, 2010 Update
02-04-11 = February is American Heart Month
02-03-11 = National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is Monday, Feb. 7, 2011
01-27-11 = Governor Proclaims January as Kansas Radon Action Month
01-26-11 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in Valley Center
01-24-11 = KDHE Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Cleanup at Former Research Products Site in Salina
01-20-11 = Surgeon General's Call to Action: A Roadmap to Improving Support for Breastfeeding Mothers
01-18-11 = KDHE's Bureau of Environmental Health Awarded $3.1 Million Grant for Prevention
01-15-11 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Troy
01-13-11 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for the City of Troy
01-08-11 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Leonardville
01-07-11 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for the City of Leonardville
01-06-11 = KDHE to Hold Public Hearing for the Proposed Expansion of Deffenbaugh Industries, Inc. (Johnson County Landfill)
01-06-11 = Kansas Issues Revised Fish Consumption Advisories
01-05-11 = See your photo on the Kansas Green Teams web site
01-05-11 = Folic Acid Awareness Week
01-04-11 = KDHE Promotes Cancer Screenings During Cervical Health Awareness Month
01-04-11 = Request for Proposals for Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy Projects