Tag: Southeast Kansas Multi-County Health Department

When it comes time to vaccinate the next group of Allen County residents for COVID-19, the Southeast Kansas Multi-County Health Departments will make a public announcement and organize a large vaccination clinic site. Exactly when…

Eleven people in Allen County have died from COVID-19 complications, according to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.  All but one of the deaths took place in November and December. Five deaths have been…

Allen County Regional Hospital’s first round of COVID-19 vaccine was expected to arrive today, with the first shots likely to be administered Thursday. The hospital was expected to receive 45 vaccines. Front line staff and…

The Iola Public Library will be closed until at least Monday after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. A Facebook book sale scheduled for today was canceled.  Curbside pickup is available between 9 a.m.…

On Nov. 24, Coffey County commissioners voted against requesting citizens wear face masks to guard against the spread of COVID-19, per Gov. Laura Kelly’s most recent request.  The commissioners’ decision went against the advice of…

Local banks have closed their lobbies because of increases in coronavirus cases in the area. The banks will maintain drive-thru services, which will be open during their regular banking hours. Most banks also offer some…

Allen County’s positive coronavirus cases continued to increase this past week, but at a slower pace.  The county reported eight new cases for a total of 112, according to a weekly report from the Southeast…

Allen County has now had more than 100 coronavirus cases. The Southeast Kansas Multi-County Health Departments reported another 15 positive COVID-19 cases for Allen County, bringing the total to 104. No one in the county…

Another 25 cases of COVID-19 were reported in Allen County this past week, bringing the county’s total to 97 since the pandemic began with one death. More than half of those cases — 52 —…

Allen County reported its highest number of new COVID-19 cases this past week with 27, a sharp increase from the previous week, which had just three new cases and the county’s first death. The county’s…