Wichita, Kansas and COVID-19

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1/11/2022 Emporia hospital experiences ventilator shortage, county declares emergency ‚Äì Wichita, Kansas Wichita, Kansas 2022-01-10 19:09:39 ‚AiEmporia, Kansas. (KSNW) ‚Ai Hospitals throughout Kansas are burdened not only with staffing but also with supplies. In particular, one hospital ran out of ventilator on Friday as the state continued to report a surge in COVID-19 cases.On Friday, January 7, when the Newman Regional Health Hospital in Emporia ran out of ventilators, the Lions County Commission declared a regional emergency. This declaration ...
1/3/2022 Car crashes into south Wichita restaurant over the noon hour COVID-19 sidelines University of Kansas Hospital workers as patient numbers rise]WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) ‚Ai A car crashed into the outside wall of Fat Ernie‚Aos Family Dining in south Wichita Monday.The crash happened around 12:15 in the 2800 block of South Hydraulic, near Wassall. No one was hurt, but there is damage to the front of the business.Witnesses say while the driver was backing the car ...
12/28/2021 Headlines for Tuesday, December 28, 2021

... **Wichita** when his altercation with staff members occurred September 24. He was taken to a local hospital and died two days later. Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett said he is reviewing the report.

Kansas Identifies Nearly 7,000 New COVID-19 Cases Since Last WednesdayTOPEKA, Kan. (KPR) - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment reports that there have been nearly 7,000 new cases of COVID-19 identified since last ...
12/28/2021 Fallen Colwich officer Theodore James Ohlemeier honored by Point 27 ‚Äì Wichita, Kansas Wichita, Kansas 2021-12-27 18:17:28 ‚AiColwich, Kansas (KSNW) ‚AiRecently, a global non-profit organization honored Theodore James Olemeier, a police officer in Colwich, Kansas, who died of COVID-19 complications on December 8.Ohlemeier was 58 when he died. Ohlemeier was infected with COVID-19 on duty after arresting a COVID-positive drunk driving driver in corn. He has been a police officer for over 33 years. His years of ...
12/21/2021 Olathe man who sued Johnson County hospital over Ivermectin dies ‚Äì Wichita, Kansas Wichita, Kansas 2021-12-21 15:31:37 ‚AiOlathe, Kansas (WDAF) ‚Ai A man from Olathe has died who has sued the Olathe Medical Center for refusing to give him ivermectin to treat his COVID-19 diagnosis.According to his obituary Dekebelden He died on Monday, December 13. The obituary does not state the cause of death.Belden‚Aos family sought an emergency court order that ...
12/6/2021 KDHE reports 37,000 COVID vaccinations over the weekend Police surround truck in south Wichita, portion of Broadway closed]WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) ‚Ai As of Monday morning, state health officials report Kansas still does not have any cases of the COVID-19 omicron variant, but cases of the coronavirus continue to climb.The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says 3,310 more Kansans tested positive for the coronavirus since the Friday morning update, while 3,528 tested negative. Of the ...
10/6/2021 WSU, Gov. Kelly, and KDHE Partner to Expand COVID Vaccine Access to Underserved Areas Wichita State, Governor Kelly, and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment have all partnered to increase COVID-19 vaccinations for underrepresented communities across Kansas.Kelly announced in September that WSU‚Aos Community Engagement Initiative will work on the Increase the Reach Initiative, which provides an additional opportunity for community-based organizations to receive funding to continue their vital work in promoting health equity through vaccinations. The program specifically aims ...
9/29/2021 Great Bend High School on cluster list Great Bend High School was listed as a COVID-19 exposure location when the Kansas Department of Health and Environment released its weekly cluster summary on Wednesday. The school has had five positive cases with ... Harvey County, 5 cases; and The Independent Lower School in Wichita, 30 cases; along with DeSoto High School Athletics in Johnson County, 7 cases. Other cluster locations of note: Tabor College, Hillsboro, had 25 cases ...
9/28/2021 Texas girls driving hours, flooding clinics in Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Kansas for abortions ... Corpus Christi, Texas. The clinic has been so swamped that they‚Aore suggesting sufferers in search of abortions go to Wichita, Kansas.‚AuIt‚Aos not good,‚Au Gingrich-Gaylord says. ‚AuThese are sufferers who would ... deeming them nonessential medical procedures, which had been suspended throughout COVID-19.Texas girls are being left to scramble. The New York Times stories that half the ladies in a clinic in Shreveport, Louisiana, and ...
9/24/2021 Wichita County sees highest number of COVID-19 related deaths in single week | Texomashomepage.com Sep 24, 2021 / 04:10 PM CDT / Updated: Sep 24, 2021 / 06:08 PM CDTWICHITA FALLS ( KFDX/KJTL ) ‚Ai The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District reported Friday four more deaths related to COVID-19 bringing the week total to 19 deathsOne death in their 60‚Aos was fully vaccinated with the Pzifer vaccine. All other deaths were unvaccinated. ‚AuThis is not social media hype‚Au; United Regional officials ...
9/23/2021 7 COVID-19 related deaths, 72 new cases confirmed in Wichita County | Texomashomepage.com Sep 23, 2021 / 01:10 PM CDT / Updated: Sep 23, 2021 / 05:21 PM CDTWICHITA FALLS ( KFDX/KJTL ) ‚Ai The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District reported Thursday 7 deaths related to COVID-19 in the county.The Health District also reported 72 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County as well as 67 hospitalizations in the county, compared to 79 COVID-19 patients that were reported hospitalized on Wednesday ...
9/22/2021 4 COVID-19 related deaths, 126 new cases in Wichita County | Texomashomepage.com Sep 22, 2021 / 01:02 PM CDT / Updated: Sep 22, 2021 / 01:02 PM CDTWICHITA FALLS ( KFDX/KJTL ) ‚Ai The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District reported Wednesday four deaths related to COVID-19, two patients in their 60‚Aos and two patients in their 70‚Aos.The Health District also reported 126 new COVID-19 cases in the county, bringing the total number of cases confirmed in Wichita County ...
9/20/2021 3 COVID-19 related deaths, 170 new cases in Wichita County | Texomashomepage.com Sep 20, 2021 / 12:26 PM CDT / Updated: Sep 20, 2021 / 05:27 PM CDTWICHITA FALLS ( KFDX/KJTL ) ‚Ai The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District reported Monday 3 new deaths related to COVID-19 over the weekend, with two patients in their 50‚Aos and one in their 80‚Aos. Week ending on September 17 deadliest of pandemic so far, 3 deaths were fully vaccinated patientsThe Health District ...
9/15/2021 No Wichita County COVID-19 deaths Wednesday No Wichita County COVID-19 deaths Wednesday Staff reports View Comments The Wichita Falls City-County Health District reported no new deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday, leaving the total since Friday at nine. The number of new cases in the county rose to 92, while hospitalization of county residents dropped from 63 to 62. Staff Directory Careers Accessibility Support Site Map Legals Our Ethical Principles Terms of Service Privacy ...
9/13/2021 Wichita hospital: Don‚Äôt come to ER for coronavirus test WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) ‚Ai COVID-19 is spreading rapidly in Kansas.Wesley Healthcare says its emergency rooms are seeing a significant increase in the number of patients requesting to be tested for the virus. It says that is putting additional strain on its resources.‚AuWhile we are able to test individuals presenting with severe symptoms who may require admission to the hospital, Wesley is not a public testing site and ...
9/10/2021 Kansas Governor Announces Safer Classrooms Workgroup Members ... KS ( STL.News ) As part of her continued efforts to keep Kansas kids, teachers, and students safe from the threat of COVID-19, Governor Laura Kelly announced the members of her new Safer Classrooms Workgroup. The ... Pediatric Hospitalist Division Director at the KU School of Medicine-Wichita and Pediatric Medical Director at Wesley Children‚Aos Hospital, serve as the group‚Aos co-chairs. The full membership of the Safer Classrooms Workgroup ...
9/9/2021 Wichita Man Dies in Shooting Near University of Kansas U.S. News & World Report ... U.S. News virtual event series where industry leaders discuss common challenges and solutions for the future of health. Learn more Wichita Man Dies in Shooting Near University of Kansas Lawrence police are investigating the shooting ... Stay informed daily on the latest news and advice on COVID-19 from the editors at U.S. News & World Report ...
9/9/2021 195 new COVID-19 cases, 100 hospitalized in Wichita County WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) ‚Ai The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District reported Wednesday no new COVID-19 related deaths. The Health District also reported 195 new COVID-19 cases in the county, bringing the total number of cases confirmed in Wichita County to 19,196. The Health District also reported 100 hospitalizations in the county, up from 94 on Tuesday, marking the first time since the COVID-19 spike ...
9/9/2021 1 COVID-19 related death, 145 new cases in Wichita County WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) ‚Ai The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District reported Thursday one more death related to COVID-19, age 70-79, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Wichita County to 372. The Health District also reported 145 new COVID-19 cases in the county, bringing the total number of cases confirmed in Wichita County to 19,341. The Health District also reported 96 hospitalizations ...
9/8/2021 A complete guide to concerts, exhibits, tickets and more ‚Äì Wichita, Kansas Wichita, Kansas 2021-09-08 11:27:46 ‚Ai Hutchinson, Kansas (KSNW) ‚AiThe Kansas State Fair will be held in Hutchinson this month after being canceled by a pandemic last year. ‚AuThe lack of a 2020 fair was a big disappointment for many,‚Au said Brian Schultz, general manager of the Kansas State Fair. [Told KSN](//www.ksn.com/news/health/coronavirus/coronavirus-in-kansas/wichita-riverfest-announces-covid-19-protocols-and-event-changes-for-fall ...
9/3/2021 Sedgwick County offering COVID-19 testing on Labor Day ‚Äì Wichita, Kansas Wichita, Kansas 2021-09-02 19:45:52 ‚Ai Wichita, Kansas (KSNW) ‚Ai Sedgwick County will offer a COVID-19 test on Labor Day, Monday, September 6. Due to the limited number of COVID-19 test sites open, tests will be offered at the Sedgwick County Health Department Clinic on Central Avenue 2716W, Wichita, Kansas 67203. The clinic offers free tests only on Mondays. The clinic opens at 8 am and closes at 3 ...
9/2/2021 Sedgwick County offering COVID-19 testing on Labor Day Sedgwick County will be offering COVID-19 testing on Labor Day Monday, Sept. 6.Due to a limited number of COVID-19 testing sites open, testing will be offered at the Sedgwick County Health Department Clinic, 2716 W Central Ave, Wichita, KS 67203. The clinic is offering no-cost testing on Monday only. The clinic will open at 8 a.m. and close at 3 p.m.Starting at 8 a.m. on ...
9/2/2021 Boil Water Advisory Issued for Cheney State Park Campgrounds, Reno County The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued a boil water advisory for the the following Cheney State Park campgrounds on the east side of the park: - M & M Point - Heimerman Point - Wichita Point The advisory is not related to COVID-19. Customers should observe the following precautions until further notice: - If tap water appears dirty, flush the water lines by letting the water run until it clears - Boil ...
9/2/2021 Boil Water Advisory Issued for Cheney State Park, Reno County The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued a boil water advisory for the the following Cheney State Park campgrounds on the east side of the park: - M & M Point - Heimerman Point - Wichita Point The advisory is not related to COVID-19. Customers should observe the following precautions until further notice: - If tap water appears dirty, flush the water lines by letting the water run until it clears - Boil ...
9/2/2021 Boil Water Advisory Issued for Cheney State Park Campgrounds, Reno County The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued a boil water advisory for the the following Cheney State Park campgrounds on the east side of the park: - M & M Point - Heimerman Point - Wichita Point The advisory is not related to COVID-19. Customers should observe the following precautions until further notice: - If tap water appears dirty, flush the water lines by letting the water run until it clears - Boil ...