COVID-19

KDHE partnering with communities to help pregnant women with COVID-19

Originally written by Amy Gaier, Public Health Specialist, KDHE Local Public Health for the October Edition of Public Health Connections Being pregnant during the pandemic can be scary – being told you have COVID-19 is even scarier. From a provider’s standpoint, a COVID-19 diagnosis carries special risks for a pregnant woman and her fetus. To …

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Counties Navigate Next Steps in COVID-19 Response

Written by Lisa Horn, Public Health Nurse Specialist, Local Public Health for Public Health ConnectionsPhoto courtesy of Johnson County Department of Health and Environment. As Kansas re-emerges from statewide COVID-19 orders, a veto last week by Governor Laura Kelly has returned authority to counties to set health, business and mass gathering limits. Kelly’s Ad Astra: …

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