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High-level EMS workers granted temporary allowance to administer COVID-19 vaccine

TOPEKA — The state board overseeing emergency medical services moved Friday to allow workers above a certain level of EMS certification to aid in...

Gov. Kelly to direct December vaccine supply at COVID-19 health workers,...

KDHE says number of Kansas who died with COVID-19 grew by 119 since Monday, bringing state's pandemic death toll in November closer to 700.

This Kansas doctor started fighting a scary new disease 40 years...

I’m old. Old enough to be among those who had familiar feelings earlier this year when a mysterious disease broke out, and no one...

COVID-19 vaccine for high-risk health care workers expected in Kansas in...

TOPEKA — A Kansas health official says a COVID-19 vaccine could be available for many high-risk health care workers in mid-December. Phil Griffin, deputy director...

Gov. Kelly turns to Amazon finance manager to replace retiring state...

Kansas' new state budget director is an Amazon financial analyst with experience in the corporate world and state's vast Medicaid program.

Veterans Treatment Courts provide structure for military men and women in...

TOPEKA — Like many veterans, Chris Carter left the Marine Corps after 20 years of service with his fair share of mental health issues. Plagued...

Kansas mother makes plea for Medicaid expansion after donations spare her...

TOPEKA — For months after being diagnosed with an advanced stage of uterine cancer, Shelby Fehrenbacher resigned herself to death. Fehrenbacher, a 29-year old mother...

A gift and clarion call: Churches liberate Kansas, Oklahoma residents of...

Twenty United Church of Christ congregations in Kansas and Oklahoma donated enough to deliver $5.2 million in medical debt relief to 3,200 households.

Moran: Personal responsibility, contract staffing among solutions to COVID-19 strain on...

TOPEKA — U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran emphasized Tuesday the need for Kansans to take personal responsibility to help curb rising COVID-19 numbers and growing...

Kansans caravan in mourning for COVID-19, demand legislators reject ‘politics of...

TOPEKA — A caravan of cars circled the state Capitol building in mourning Monday for more than 1,400 Kansans who have lost their lives...

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