Tag: County health officer

Coffey County’s top health officer, Dr. John Shell, resigned following a decision by the county commission to opt out of Gov. Laura Kelly’s mask mandate, reported the Coffey County Republican. Shell was also the county’s…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Restaurants won’t have to close early in Kansas’ largest city and bars won’t be shut down as long as a local health officer wanted because of the coronavirus pandemic. Commissioners in…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A local public health official plans to close bars and restrict restaurant hours in the state’s largest city and the surrounding area until after Labor Day because of a surge in…

Garold Minns, Sedgwick County’s public health officer, told county leaders Wednesday that face coverings are one of the few tools we have to curb the spread of COVID-19. “If this mask keeps a neighbor from…

With the state poised to slowly emerge from a COVID-19 shutdown, the Southeast Kansas Multi-County Health Department has released a series of guidelines for various businesses to follow as they reopen their doors to the…