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March 28, 2020 Press Release

Media Contact
Todd Farley, Joint Information Center
913-250-2000
jic@leavenworthcounty.gov

LEAVENWORTH COUNTY FOLLOWS NEW EXECUTIVE ORDER FROM KANSAS GOVERNOR

Earlier today, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly issued a new executive order (No. 20-16) to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in Kansas. The order will take effect March 30.

"One of the key parts of this latest order is the continuity it creates for the entire state," said Leavenworth County Public Health Officer Jamie Miller. "Now, there is one place to go to have questions answered on essential functions." Users can go to https://appengine.egov.com/apps/ks/gov-essential to ask specific questions and know the response works across Kansas.

You can read the news release from the Governor’s office here: https://governor.kansas.gov/governor-kelly-issues-temporary-statewide-stay-home-order-in-ongoing-effort-to-combat-covid-19/

To view the full State Executive Order click here.

For more information, continue to use the jic@leavenworthcounty.gov or the Hot-Line established by Leavenworth County Health Department, 913-250-2000 option 3.

Citizens are encouraged to continue self-reporting COVID-19 symptoms to the Leavenworth County Health Department at 913-250-2000, option 3.