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A new CDC report found that Kansas counties who complied with a mask mandate saw a decrease in cases compared to counties that didn't

President Donald Trump opted against wearing a face mask at a press conference in May, while flanked advisers Drs. Deborah Bird and Anthony Fauci, who wore face masks. Jabin Botsford/Getty Images A Friday report from the Centers for Disease Control found that counties in Kansas that adopted a mask mandate saw a decrease in cases of the disease, while counties that opted out saw an increase by 100%. While experts have long agreed that masks are a key part of limiting the spread of COVID-19,...
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Sierra Club sues Kansas over pork facility permits

The Sierra Club has filed a lawsuit against the Kansas Department of Health and Environment challenging permits for a pork facility expansion
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Jeff Andersen named secretary for health and environment

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback has named an insurance executive to be acting secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. The administration announced Friday that Jeff Anderson will oversee environmental management and the state’s Medicaid program. The Kansas Senate must approve the nomination. Anderson has worked in various segments of the […]
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Lawrence can release contaminated water into Kansas River

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The city of Lawrence will be allowed to release millions of gallons of nitrogen-contaminated water into the Kansas River. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment authorized the city to release the water from the former Farmland fertilizer plant during the next several months, under certain conditions. Agency officials say they […]
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Did South Hutchinson's water exceed maximum lead levels?

Reports the Kansas Department of Health and Environment apparently filed with the Environmental Protection Agency indicate drinking water samples for South Hutchinson exceeded maximum allowable levels of lead at least twice since 2013.
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Sweetwater Farms recalls sprouts after Salmonella outbreak

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is recommending people not eat sprouts from Sweetwater Farms of Inman after five people in Kansas and three in Oklahoma have fallen ill with Salmonella after eating the sprouts.
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Kansas To Shun Refugees From Every Country In The World

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Governor Appoints Susan Mosier to lead Kansas Department of Health and Environment

TOPEKA, Kan. Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today announced the nomination of Dr. Susan Mosier as Secretary for the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
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