Kansas Governor Laura Kelly on Tuesday, June 29, directed the Kansas Department for Children and Families to continue emergency food assistance (SNAP) benefits to current households utilizing the program.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Thursday further explained the origin and symptoms from a bacteria connected with at least three cases of people who became ill after visiting the Tanganyika Falls Splash Park at Tanganyika Wildlife Park, west of Wichita in Sedgwick County.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the Sedgwick County Health Department are investigating several people with diarrheal illness after visiting Tanganyika Wildlife Park, west of Wichita.
Wichita’s two main hospitals say viruses like colds, flu and RSV are re-emerging. Ascension Via Christi and Wesley Medical Center say this comes after almost a year of seeing low numbers of those illnesses.
If you’ve been feeling a little under the weather lately, some local doctors say it’s likely the common cold. Some say they are seeing an uptick in the number of patients coming into their facilities saying they think they have COVID-19, then finding out that is not the case.
Ascension Via Christi on Thursday, May 6, announced updated guidelines to its policy on visitors for patients at its three acute-care hospitals: Ascension Via Christi St. Francis, St. Joseph and St. Teresa and the Ascension Via Christi Rehabilitation Center.
A little more than two years have passed since nine people were injured in a violent, two-vehicle crash near Clearwater. Among those injured were then 13-year-old Caleb Tobias, a survivor who isn’t letting a physical disability hold him back from achieving athletic goals.
The Sedgwick County Health Department this week said that when the FDA authorization comes down to extend COVID-19 vaccinations to 12-to-15-year-olds, it will be ready to administer shots to the newest-eligible age group.