Tag: Southeast Kansas Multi-County Health Department

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…

Allen County reported its first death from COVID-19 this week. The Southeast Kansas Multi-County Health Departments reported the death late Monday but did not provide details. Multiple social media accounts, however, indicate a man from…

Four additional COVID-19 diagnoses in Bourbon County have prompted health officer Rebecca Johnson to get tough. Johnson, director of the Southeast Kansas Multi-County Health Department, announced Wednesday she will issue written orders, forcing those who…

Rebecca Johnson took the helm as director of the Southeast Kansas Multi-County Health Department in April of last year. She hasn’t had much time to sit back and reflect on the road traveled. Nine months…

Given its pivotal role in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, Tuesday’s meeting of the Allen County commissioners began with a funding request from Rebecca Johnson of the Southeast Kansas Multi-County Health Department. The Health Department…

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…