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KDHE funds playground project at $48,674

KDHE funds playground project at $48,674

? Work could begin this week, principal says. The days are numbered: HES north playground on an average dry day. Free Press file photo Hillsboro Elementary School received word Thurs?day that the Kansas Depart?ment of Health and Environ?ment will be funding a grant of $48,674 for the school?s playground project. It was the second largest grant issued from a total […]

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County responders developing Ebola protocols

Marion County Emer?gency Management has been working with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the local public health system to effectively respond in the event of a local case of Ebola. Kansas has not had any confirmed cases of Ebola at this time. MCEM is working closely with first-responders and all medical providers to help guard residents and […]

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KDHE confirms first case of influenza in Kansas

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment reported the first confirmed influenza case of the 2014-15 season last week. The case, reported in northeast Kansas, was identified through the ILINet, a system of clinics that KDHE uses to monitor outpatients who exhibit influenza-like illness. ?The arrival of our first confirmed influenza case of the season serves as an important reminder […]

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HES playground project awarded $25,750 grant

The parent-led effort to renovate the playground at Hillsboro Elementary School took a big step forward last week with the announcement that Hillsboro Com?munity Foundation will be awarding a grant of $25,750 toward the project. The amount of the grant was a surprise for members of the HES site council committee that has set a goal of raising $150,000 to […]

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