2013 KDHE News Releases


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12-31-13 = KDHE Certifies Water and Wastewater Treatment Operators
12-30-13 = Walking Program Makin' Moves in 2014
12-27-13 = Health officials investigating gastrointestinal illness outbreak in Garden City
12-27-13 = I/DD Waiver Services' Incorporation into KanCare to be Delayed
12-27-13 = New Year's Resolution for Better Health: KDHE Helps Tobacco Users Quit
12-23-13 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Day Care Home in Wichita
12-20-13 = Governor Proclaims January as Kansas Radon Action Month
12-19-13 = KDHE to announce initiative for Kansas Radon Action Month
12-06-13 = It's Not Too Late to Vaccinate
12-03-13 = Safe Kids Kansas Honors Childhood Injury Prevention Advocates
12-02-13 = KDHE Accepting Waste Reduction Grant Applications
11-26-13 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Lyon Co. Rural Water District No. 4
11-25-13 = World AIDS Day Dec. 1
11-24-13 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for Lyon Co. Rural Water District No. 4
11-22-13 = KDHE Reports on Health of Kansas Veterans
11-20-13 = Carbon Monoxide: The Invisible Winter Hazard
11-19-13 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Delphos in Ottawa Co.
11-18-13 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Delphos in Ottawa Co.
11-18-13 = Open enrollment starts for KanCare members
11-15-13 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Howison Heights Water District in Saline Co.
11-15-13 = KDHE Reports on Local Level Health Behaviors, Conditions
11-13-13 = Great American Smokeout, Nov. 21
11-06-13 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Jefferson Co. RWD No. 10 (Lakeshore Estates)
11-04-13 = KDHE Seeks Public Comment on Remediation at Kansas Oxide Site in Kansas City
11-01-13 = First Confirmed Influenza Cases of 2013-2014 Season Identified in Kansas
11-01-13 = 2013 Blue-Green Algae Sampling Season Comes to Close
11-01-13 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Delphos in Ottawa Co.
11-01-13 = Voting Opens for Kansas Don't Spoil It Calendar Contest
10-31-13 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Delphos in Ottawa Co.
10-29-13 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of La Cygne in Linn Co.
10-23-13 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Day Care Home in Great Bend
10-17-13 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Day Care Home in Derby
10-17-13 = Kansas WIC clinics resume issuing November, December checks
10-11-13 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Buffalo in Wilson Co.
10-11-13 = 2012 Annual Summary of Vital Statistics now available
10-10-13 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters
10-10-13 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for Howison Heights Water District in Saline Co.
10-09-13 = Kansas WIC clinics holding November, December checks during federal shutdown
10-09-13 = Kansas has 32 Total Cases of West Nile Virus
10-04-13 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters
10-02-13 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Delphos in Ottawa Co.
09-30-13 = Governor Recognizes 2013 Kansas Health Champions
09-27-13 = Governor to recognize 2013 Kansas Health Champions at 2nd annual obesity summit on Monday, Sept. 30
09-27-13 = Waterfowl Hunters Cautioned about Blue-green Algae
09-26-13 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters
09-26-13 = Kansas Hospitals Doing Well in the Fight Against Healthcare-Associated Infections
09-20-13 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Osage Co. Rural Water District No.
09-19-13 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters
09-19-13 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Carbondale
09-18-13 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Carbondale and Osage Co. Rural Water District No. 5
09-18-13 = State, Local Officials to Discuss Strategies to Improve Health at Kansas Obesity Summit
09-13-13 = KanCare Educational Activities for Intellectual and Developmental Disability HCBS Inclusion
09-13-13 = Kansas Joins Nation's Observance of Falls Prevention Awareness Day: Sept. 22
09-10-13 = Kansas "Built Environment and The Outdoors Summit" to provide strategies to improve community health
09-10-13 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of De Soto in Johnson Co.
09-10-13 = KDHE Announces Kansas Green Teams Photo Contest
09-09-13 = KDHE Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Cleanup at Armco-Topeka Site
09-06-13 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters
09-03-13 = KDHE to present workshop on economic revitalization through Brownfields program
08-29-13 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters
08-28-13 = KDHE Certifies Water and Wastewater Treatment Operators
08-22-13 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters
08-22-13 = 2012 KDHE Data: Kansas infant mortality rate increases slightly to 6.3 per 1,000
08-22-13 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Hoyt in Jackson Co.
08-21-13 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Hoyt in Jackson Co.
08-20-13 = Kansas Submits Formal Amendment to KanCare Section 1115 Demonstration Project Following Public Comment Period
08-17-13 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Lyon Co. Rural Water District No. 4
08-14-13 = KDHE Recognizes Businesses for Pollution Prevention Efforts
08-13-13 = KDHE to Present Pollution Prevention Awards at Kansas Environmental Conference
08-13-13 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for Lyon Co. Rural Water District No. 4
08-12-13 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in Hays
08-08-13 = KDHE Seeks Comments on Champlin Tire Recycling, Inc. Waste Tire Monofill Expansion
08-08-13 = First Human West Nile Virus Positive Case Reported in Kansas for 2013
08-08-13 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters
08-05-13 = KDHE reminds parents, caregivers of required vaccines for students K-12
08-02-13 = Public participation meeting set for Aug. 6 on application to modify Butler County municipal solid waste landfill
08-02-13 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Rural Water District No. 12 in Wilson Co.
08-02-13 = KDHE, KSDE train 200-plus educators to help students be more active
08-01-13 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters
07-31-13 = KDHE Responds to Reported Substance in Cottonwood River in Lyon Co.
07-30-13 = HealthQuest recognized by foremost wellness expert
07-30-13 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for Rural Water District No. 12 in Wilson Co.
07-29-13 = KanCare requesting household information from beneficiaries
07-25-13 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters
07-19-13 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters
07-19-13 = Bureau of Waste Management Assessing Adequacy of Solid Waste Reduction
07-16-13 = Information about NMRMC Patient Notification and Infection Control Investigation
07-12-13 = State health department to conduct public opinion survey
07-12-13 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters
07-03-13 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Delphos in Ottawa Co.
07-02-13 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Delphos in Ottawa Co.
07-02-13 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters
07-01-13 = Kansas Medicaid director selected for Medicaid Leadership Institute
06-28-13 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Day Care Home in Pleasanton
06-27-13 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters
06-27-13 = Public meetings scheduled for comments on proposed KanCare demonstration amendment
06-26-13 = Public registration opens for Move Across Kansas
06-26-13 = National HIV Testing Day June 27
06-25-13 = KDHE to host regional listening sessions with primary care and public health providers
06-20-13 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Medicine Lodge in Barber Co.
06-20-13 = Public Comment Period Opens on Proposed Cleanup at Unit Rail Anchor Company Site in Atchison
06-20-13 = Public comment session to kick off June 25 KanCare Advisory Council meeting
06-17-13 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Medicine Lodge in Barber Co.
06-14-13 = KDHE Urges Public to Take Precautions to Prevent West Nile Virus
06-14-13 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Day Care Home in Iola
06-13-13 = Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters
06-12-13 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Columbus in Cherokee Co.
06-07-13 = Move Across Kansas individual fitness tracker to launch July 1
06-06-13 = KDHE to announce exercise tracking program
05-31-13 = Public health warning issued for community lake in Phillips County
05-31-13 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Tescott in Ottawa Co.
05-29-13 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Tescott in Ottawa Co.
05-28-13 = Boil Water Advisory rescinded for City of Barnard in Lincoln Co.
05-28-13 = Social walking event scheduled for June 1 in Topeka
05-21-13 = Health and Wellness Fair May 22 on South Grounds of Kansas Statehouse
05-16-13 = Governor's Council on Fitness Calls for Health Champion Nominations
05-13-13 = KDHE Awarded Grant Funds for Environmental Remediation
05-01-13 = KDHE announces 2013-2014 Green Schools grant recipients
04-30-13 = Cleaner locomotive demonstration scheduled for May 2 at BNSF Argentine Yard
04-18-13 = Latest Kansas Health Risk Behaviors Report Published
04-16-13 = Kansas Denim Day April 24
04-02-13 = KDHE Accepting Comments on Plan to Address the Cintas Site in Wichita
03-29-13 = State health department addresses concerns with Substitute for House Bill 2183
03-29-13 = Abortions in Kansas Drop 5.4 Percent in 2012
03-27-13 = Choice Period Open Until April 4 for KanCare Members Enrolled at Start of Program
03-26-13 = William "Bill" Ridge inducted into Kansas Solid Waste Hall of Fame
03-25-13 = Annual WORKS! Conference in Manhattan, Kan., March 26-27
03-22-13 = KDHE issues $46.6M in first year of Medicaid EHR Program
03-15-13 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Moline in Elk Co.
03-15-13 = KDHE Issues Health Advisory, Safety Tips During Flint Hills Burning Season
03-14-13 = Kansas Health Matters Website Receives National Achievement Award
03-13-13 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Moline in Elk Co.
03-12-13 = Smokeless Tobacco Is Not Harmless
03-08-13 = KDHE, March of Dimes announce joint initiative to reduce the rate of pre-term birth
03-07-13 = KDHE, March of Dimes to announce joint initiative this Friday, March 8
03-07-13 = Brownfields Program Workshop Scheduled for March 21 in De Soto
03-06-13 = KanCare consumer, provider educational meetings rescheduled after weather cancellations
02-28-13 = HIV/AIDS Awareness Events Scheduled for March in Topeka, Wichita and KC Metro
02-26-13 = Public Comment Period Extended on Proposed Cleanup at Greensburg PWS #8 Site
02-26-13 = KDHE Environmental District Offices in Lawrence, Chanute Closed Feb. 26
02-25-13 = Public Comment Requested on Environmental Remediation at Former El Paso Terminal Facility Site in McPherson
02-11-13 = KDHE Seeks Public Comment on Plan to Address Contamination at Wichita Site
02-08-13 = KDHE estimates Medicaid expansion would result in $1.1B SGF increase over 10 years
02-01-13 = National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is Feb. 7
01-31-13 = KDHE Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Cleanup at Greensburg PWS #8 Site
01-31-13 = Public Comments Solicited for Proposed Modification of the City of Salina Municipal Solid Waste Landfill, Permit No. 144
01-30-13 = KanCare educational meetings for members scheduled in 16 cities
01-28-13 = State Issues Emergency Suspension of Child Day Care Home in Salina
01-18-13 = Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Jefferson County Rural Water District #10
01-16-13 = Boil Water Advisory Issued for Rural Water District #10, Jefferson Co.
01-15-13 = Makin' Moves in 2013: Walking Program Scheduled for Saturdays in Shawnee County
01-14-13 = KDHE Certifies Water Supply System and Wastewater Treatment Facility Operators
01-10-13 = Governor Proclaims January as Kansas Radon Action Month
01-09-13 = Boil Water Advisory issued for Country View Mobile Home Park in Hays
01-09-13 = Kansas experiencing widespread flu - State Health Officer: It's not too late to vaccinate
01-09-13 = KDHE, partners to host live Twitter chat on winter weather safety
01-08-13 = One Child in the U.S. Dies Every Three Weeks from a TV Tipping Over
01-08-13 = Kansas Issues Revised Fish Consumption Advisories
01-08-13 = Become Smoke-Free in 2013
01-07-13 = Kansas recognized as leader in advancing the use of health information technology
01-03-13 = New Screening Guidelines for Cervical Cancer