Latest Press Releases:
Newman Regional Health Announces COVID-19 Vaccination Plans
Lyon County to expand COVID-19 testing for limited time (Emporia Gazette)

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December 3, 2020 Briefing: Newman Regional Health CEO Bob Wright updates the hospital’s COVID-19 response effort.
November 19 Briefing: Monoclonal Antibody Treatment, COVID-19 hospitalizations & testing numbers, Surge Response
November 11 Briefing: Current surge response, Testing Procedures, Vaccine schedules
Ester Knobloch, Infection Preventionist speaks about testing, process and mitigation
Bob Wright thanks staff on Veterans Day broadcast

Chart of active cases in Lyon County as of December 14, 2020.
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Newman Regional Health and Lyon County Public Health Expand Testing to COVID-19 Asymptomatic Close Contacts

Newman Regional Health to Re-Open COVID-19 Drive Through Testing and Respiratory Clinic

(Emporia, KS) — Effective Monday, August 3, Newman Regional Health’s COVID-19 drive through test collection site and Respiratory Clinic will re-open in anticipation of increased volume this fall and winter. READ MORE

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Governor Kelly Signs Executive Orders Delaying Schools, Implementing Mitigation Procedures

TOPEKA—Governor Laura Kelly today signed Executive Order #20-59 and shared the details for Executive Order #20-58. Executive Order #20-58 can only be signed if the Kansas Board of Education votes to approve her order. Executive Order #20-58 delays schools from beginning any student instruction from August through September 8. Executive Order #20-59 outlines mitigation procedures schools must take to ensure the safety and wellbeing of Kansas students and teachers. – Click for more

Governor Laura Kelly Announces Masks Must be Worn Statewide

TOPEKA, June 29, 2020 –Governor Laura Kelly today announced that she will sign an Executive Order requiring that most Kansans in a public space must wear a mask, beginning 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 3. 

Under the order, most Kansans must wear masks in stores and shops, restaurants, and in any situation in which social distancing of 6 feet cannot be maintained, including outside. The EO will be released on Thursday, and will provide specific guidance regarding under what circumstances masks must be worn.

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COVID-19 Cases in Kansas from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Map of Kansas Counties

The map is updated Monday, Wednesday and Friday by 12:30 p.m. The map contains a variety of data at the state and county level, including the Reopen Kansas Metrics. Click on the gray buttons to access the data. To maximize your experience, use a device with a larger screen, such as a tablet, laptop or desktop. The Map FAQ Document (PDF) includes detailed instructions on how to use and share the data.

Daily Case Summary & Historical Data

The COVID-19 Summary is published Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 12:30 p.m. and includes historical data. The summary is not published during holiday observances.  

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