2012 KDHE News Releases


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12-26-12 = Cold weather safety tips offered in times of extremely low temperatures
12-17-12 = Teams begin registering today for the Governor's Weight Loss Challenge
12-14-12 = KDHE Awards $7.1 M in Performance-Based Grants to Enhance Health Information Technology in Kansas
12-07-12 = KanCare Ready for January 1 Start
12-03-12 = It's Not Too Late to Vaccinate
12-03-12 = KDHE Accepting Applications for Green Schools Solid Waste Grants
11-28-12 = World AIDS Day Dec. 1
11-27-12 = Governor Brownback announces team weight loss challenge
11-20-12 = KanCare Implementation Activities Reporting Now Online Public Listening Session, Member Webinar Added to Outreach Events
11-15-12 = KanCare Public Service Announcements Target Medicaid Consumers About Important Information in the Mail
11-15-12 = Governor Issues Rural Health Day Proclamation
11-14-12 = Today is Winter Weather Awareness Day
11-14-12 = Kansas Recycles application available for Apple smart phone, tablet
11-09-12 = State Begins Mailing KanCare Pre-Enrollment Material Today
11-08-12 = 2012 Blue-Green Algae Sampling Season Comes to Close; 5 Lakes to Stay on Warning or Advisory List
11-08-12 = Great American Smokeout is Nov. 15
11-08-12 = Carbon Monoxide: The Invisible Winter Hazard
11-06-12 = KDHE Identifies First Influenza Case of 2012-2013 Season
11-01-12 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Leon in Butler Co.
11-01-12 = Kansas 2011 Annual Summary of Vital Statistics Now Available
10-30-12 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in Parsons
10-30-12 = Sec. Moser to be in Pittsburg for Community 'Meet & Greet' on Nov. 6 from 10-11 a.m.
10-30-12 = Kansas Green Teams Photo Contest Winners Announced
10-26-12 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in Lawrence
10-25-12 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters; 1 Lake Remains Under Warning, 4 Lakes Under Advisory
10-19-12 = Dust Levels Heightened Due to Strong Winds
10-18-12 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters; 1 Lake Downgraded to Advisory, 1 Lake Lifted
10-17-12 = KDHE Recognizes 40th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act
10-15-12 = KDHE Celebrates International Infection Prevention Week
10-11-12 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters; 1 Lake Downgraded to Advisory, 5 Lakes Lifted
10-10-12 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Dickinson County Rural Water District #2
10-08-12 = Latinos Likely to Test Late for HIV
10-08-12 = KDHE Seeks Public Comment on Plan to Address Emporia Site
10-08-12 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for Dickinson Co. Rural Water District #2, North Central Kan.
10-08-12 = First 6 Months of Medicaid EHR Incentive Payments Total $25M
10-05-12 = Partnership Kicks Off 5-Year Plan to Prevent, Control Cancer in Kansas
10-04-12 = KDHE Seeks Public Comment on Plan to Address Woodbine Site
10-04-12 = KDHE Responds to Spill in Salina
10-04-12 = Kansas Cancer Partnership to Kick Off 2012-2016 Prevention and Control Plan Oct. 5
10-02-12 = 2011 KDHE Data: Kansas Infant Mortality Rate Drops to 6.2 per 1,000
09-30-12 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Lyon Co. RWD #4
09-28-12 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for Rural Water District #4, Lyon Co.
09-27-12 = Act Now to Protect Against the Flu
09-24-12 = Radiation Monitoring Exercise Scheduled for Sept. 25 in KCK
09-21-12 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Leonardville
09-21-12 = KDHE, KUMC Launch New Website for Young Adults with Disabilities
09-21-12 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for the cities of Paradise and Waldo in Russell Co. and Osborne Rural Water District #2
09-20-12 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Leonardville, Riley Co.
09-20-12 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters; 1 Lake Downgraded to Advisory
09-20-12 = Kansas Standing Together to Prevent Falls; Falls Prevention Awareness Day Sept. 22
09-20-12 = Kansas, Missouri Improve Water Quality in Marais des Cygnes River Basin through EPA Targeted Watershed Grant
09-18-12 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for the Cities of Paradise and Waldo in Russell County and Osborne Rural Water District #2
09-18-12 = September 18 is National HIV and Aging Awareness Day
09-13-12 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters; 3 Lakes Lifted, 1 Lake Downgraded to Advisory
09-10-12 = Free Walking Program Kicks Off at West Ridge Mall
09-07-12 = State Announces Online Portal for Medicaid Benefits
09-07-12 = Governor Brownback to Honor Kansas Health Champions at State Fair
09-06-12 = State, Local Officials Discuss Strategies for a Healthier Kansas at Summit on Obesity
09-06-12 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters; 2 Lakes Added to Advisory
09-05-12 = State Leaders to Meet in Topeka on Sept. 6 for Kansas Summit on Obesity
09-04-12 = State Launches KanCare Website
08-31-12 = "Weight of the Nation" Screening Scheduled for Sept. 5 in Topeka
08-31-12 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters; 1 Lake Upgraded, 1 Lake Added to Warning; 1 Lake Lifted
08-27-12 = Governor Brownback, Secretary Moser Kick Off State Plan to Address Leading Health Challenges
08-24-12 = Kansas has 19 Total Cases of West Nile Virus: 5 Confirmed, 14 Probable
08-24-12 = Additional KanCare Educational Meetings Scheduled for Late September
08-23-12 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters; 1 Lake Downgraded to Advisory; 1 Lake Lifted
08-17-12 = KDHE Announces the Kansas Green Teams Photo Contest
08-16-12 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters; 1 Lake Upgraded to Warning; 1 Lake Lifted
08-10-12 = KDHE Recognizes Businesses for Pollution Prevention Efforts
08-10-12 = State Health Officials Provide Update in the Case of Potential Hepatitis C Exposures at Hays Medical Center
08-10-12 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for the City of Wellsville, Franklin County
08-10-12 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters; 2 New Warning Lakes: Antioch Park Lake (South), Johnson County and Central Park Lake, Shawnee County
08-08-12 = KDHE's Bureau of Waste Management Recruiting AmeriCorps Members
08-08-12 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Wellsville, Franklin Co.
08-07-12 = KDHE Encourages Public Comment on Remediation at the Eagle Picher Smelter Site
08-06-12 = KDHE to Present "P2" Awards at Kansas Environmental Conference
08-02-12 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters; 3 Lakes Lifted; 1 Lake Downgraded to Advisory
08-02-12 = KDHE Provides Important Back-to-School Information on Birth Certificates, Immunization Requirements
07-31-12 = August is National Immunization Awareness Month
07-26-12 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters; KDHE Issues Pooled Streams Notice
07-26-12 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in Topeka
07-24-12 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for the City of Arma, Crawford County
07-23-12 = Permit Renewal Action, Request for Comments for MRP Properties Company, LLC Arkansas City
07-21-12 = Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for Major Metro Areas
07-20-12 = KDHE, Hays Medical Center Notifying Patients of Potential Hepatitis C Exposure
07-19-12 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters
07-19-12 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for the City of Bronson and Bourbon County RWD#4, Bourbon County
07-18-12 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Bronson, Bourbon County
07-17-12 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for Bourbon County RWD #4, Bourbon County
07-16-12 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in Great Bend
07-13-12 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in Russell
07-12-12 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters; Warning Lifted at 1 Lake
07-09-12 = KDHE Healthy Homes to Exhibit at Fiesta Mexicana
07-06-12 = Recent Kansas Drownings Prompt Additional Warning
07-05-12 = Advisory Lifted at Eight Mile Creek in Butler & Cowley Counties
07-05-12 = Lawrence, Stockton Students Winners in 2012 "Fight the Bite" Poster Contest
07-02-12 = KDHE Seeks Public Comment on Plan to Address Contamination at Boeing Wichita Site
06-28-12 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters; Advisory Lifted at Cedar Bluff & Marion Reservoir Returns to Warning
06-27-12 = Notice of Determination on Public Hearing Following Comment Period on DHS Air Quality Permit
06-26-12 = Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for Major Metro Areas06-26-12
06-25-12 = Public Health Advisory Issued for Portion of Eight Mile Creek in Butler & Cowley Counties
06-25-12 = Health Officials Urge Caution During Heat Advisory, Offer Tips To Avoid Injuryr
06-22-12 = Kansas TB Program Director Receives National Honor
06-22-12 = National HIV Testing Day June 27
06-21-12 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters; Advisory Lifted at 3 Lakes
06-21-12 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in Wichita
06-19-12 = KDHE Holding Public Comment Period on Acme Foundry Inc. Industrial Landfill Expansion
06-14-12 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters; Cedar Bluff Lake Added to Advisory List, Old Herington Lake Moves to Warning
06-12-12 = Pertussis Cases on the Rise This Year
06-10-12 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Clifton in Clay and Washington Counties
06-08-12 = State Schedules Public Meetings on Section 1115 KanCare Demonstration Application
06-08-12 = KDHE Lifts Health Advisory for Arkansas River
06-08-12 = Voices for Health Equity Project Announces Winners
06-08-12 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Group Day Care Home in Kansas City
06-08-12 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Clifton in Clay and Washington Counties
06-07-12 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters; Lovewell, Milford Added to Lake Advisory List
06-06-12 = Governor Hosts Ceremonial Signing of SB 14
06-05-12 = Kansas to Submit Formal Section 1115 Waiver Application in July, Extend KanCare Public Comment Period
06-04-12 = Latest Report: 32 Pharmacies, 12 HHW Facilities Participating in Kansas Medication Disposal Program
05-31-12 = KDHE Modifies Public Health Advisory for Arkansas River
05-31-12 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters; South Lake in JO Co. at Advisory
05-29-12 = Governor's Council on Fitness Announces Call for Nominations for Kansas Health Champion Awards
05-27-12 = City of Wichita Working to Repair Leak at Wastewater Treatment Plant Public Health Advisory Continues for Portion of Arkansas River
05-25-12 = Public Health Advisory Issued for Portion of Arkansas River
05-24-12 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters05-24-12
05-23-12 = Kansas Statewide Electronic Health Information Exchange to Debut July 1
05-22-12 = KDHE, KHIE to Announce Details of Statewide Health Information Exchange
05-21-12 = RWII Prevention Week 2012: Preventing Drowning and Recreational Water Illnesses
05-21-12 = KDHE and Capital City Wellness to Hold Community Health and Wellness Fair
05-18-12 = KDHE, KHA Award 9 Additional Community Health Assessment Grants
05-18-12 = KDHE Approves Construction and Demolition Landfill Expansion in Galena
05-17-12 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters05-17-12
05-17-12 = KDHE Commemorates HIV Vaccine Awareness Day
05-09-12 = Beloit, Sabetha Receive Kansas' First Level IV Trauma Designations
04-27-12 = KDHE Report Summary: Selected Special Statistics, Stillbirths and Infant Deaths Kansas 2010
04-24-12 = Governor Signs Proclamation Declaring April 22-28 as National Infant Immunization Week
04-23-12 = KDHE Issues $18.3M for Medicaid EHR Incentive Payments
04-19-12 = KDHE, Board of Pharmacy Announce Kansas Medication Disposal Program
04-17-12 = KDHE Commends Kansas' Dedicated Volunteers
04-16-12 = National Healthcare Decisions Day is April 16
04-13-12 = Senator Schmidt Sponsors Resolution for Kansas Meningitis Awareness Week
04-13-12 = KDHE, KHA Award 12 Rural Community Health Assessment Grants
04-06-12 = KDHE Seeks Public Comment on Plan to Address the Coleman South Site, Wichita, Kansas
04-06-12 = KDHE Announces Recipients of Solid Waste Grants
04-03-12 = Kansas Employment First Summit II for Disability Services is April 4-5 in Topeka
04-03-12 = WORKS! Conference Collects Innovative Ideas for Managing Kansas' Waste
04-02-12 = KDHE Selects Final Remedy to Address Groundwater Contamination at Wichita Site
03-30-12 = Abortions in Kansas Drop 6.2 Percent in 2011
03-29-12 = Health Officials Warn of Increase in Rabies
03-28-12 = Governor Signs Proclamation Declaring Today Diabetes Alert Day
03-28-12 = Child Care and Early Education Portal Now Live
03-26-12 = Join KDHE for World Salt Awareness Week
03-26-12 = KDHE Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Cleanup at Acme Printing Co. Site - Kansas City, Kansas
03-26-12 = KDHE's WORKS! Conference in Dodge City March 27-29
03-22-12 = KDHE Seeks Comments on Bourbon County Construction and Demolition Landfill Expansion
03-21-12 = Kansas Hospitals to Receive First Payments through Medicaid EHR Incentive Program
03-19-12 = Modified Construction Stormwater General Permit Issued
03-19-12 = National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is March 20
03-16-12 = KDHE, Partners Offer Conference on Healthy Living for Kansans with Special Health Care Needs
03-14-12 = KDHE Issues Health Advisory, Safety Tips During Flint Hills Burning Season
03-14-12 = KDHE to Host Live Twitter Chat on Severe Weather
03-12-12 = KDHE Offers Safety Tips for Severe Weather Awareness Week
03-09-12 = Flu Activity in Kansas Highest Level So Far This Season
03-09-12 = New Surgeon General's Report Calls on Kansas to Make the Next Generation Tobacco-Free
03-05-12 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in Beloit
03-01-12 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Pleasanton, Linn County
03-01-12 = KDHE is Working to Promote Awareness, Screening for Colon Cancer
02-28-12 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Pleasanton, Linn County
02-27-12 = KDHE Reports Teen Pregnancy Rates Down and Prenatal Care Better Than Healthy People 2020 Target
02-27-12 = KDHE Announces HIV/AIDS Awareness Events Occurring in March
02-17-12 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in Emporia
02-16-12 = KDHE Announces the 2012 "Fight the Bite" Poster Contest
02-15-12 = 2012-13 School & Child Care Immunization Information Now Available on the KDHE Website
02-14-12 = KDHE Supports Million Hearts Initiative
02-07-12 = KDHE Promotes Employee to Head of Southwest District Office
02-06-12 = Eligible Professionals Can Now Apply for Medicaid Incentive Payments for Electronic Health Records
02-06-12 = National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is Feb.7
02-02-12 = State, Local Officials Investigate Odd Smell in Lebo
02-01-12 = KDHE Encourages Kansans to Wear Red Feb. 3
02-01-12 = KDHE to Host Live Twitter Chat on Changes for Kansas Daycares
02-01-12 = KDHE Publishes Guidelines, Affidavit for Free Birth Certificate in Voter ID Process
01-30-12 = Partners Launch Kansas Health Matters
01-26-12 = Update: Herington Sulfuric Acid Spill
01-25-12 = 6 Cases of Measles Identified in Finney County
01-25-12 = KDHE, Thomas County Health Department Collaborate on National Healthy Community Grant
01-24-12 = KDHE, KUMC Partner to Offer New Graduate Level Course - "Caring for People with Disabilities"
01-20-12 = Tissue Holders Containing Low-Level Radiation Recalled from Bed, Bath & Beyond
01-20-12 = KDHE Hosting Meeting in Andover in Response to Domestic Well Contamination
01-19-12 = KDHE Announces Completion of Post-hearing Changes for Lexie's Law
01-12-12 = KDHE provides weather-related safety tips
01-11-12 = Update: Herington Sulfuric Acid Spill01-11-12
01-11-12 = KDHE Announces New Agency Mission Statement
01-10-12 = Recycling is up in Kansas
01-09-12 = Eligible Hospitals Can Now Apply for Payment Agreement for Incorporating Meaningful Use of EHRs
01-09-12 = KDHE urging caution along Lime Creek after sulfuric acid spill in Herington
01-06-12 = KDHE Certifies Water and Wastewater Treatment Operators
01-05-12 = KDHE Issues Revised Fish Consumption Advisories
01-05-12 = KDHE Seeks Public Comment on Plan to Address Wichita Site
01-05-12 = Governor Proclaims January as Kansas Radon Action Month
01-04-12 = Moser names KDHE's Director of Health Care Finance, Director of Medicaid Services
01-04-12 = Kansas Ended Year with 245 School Districts on KSWebIZ KDHE Adds 2 More Today- USDs 500, 230
01-03-12 = KDHE Promotes Cancer Screenings and HPV Vaccination During Cervical Health Awareness Month