KDHE secretary Lee Norman update on Kansas health amid COVID-19

Hosted By: Noah Taborda - May 17, 2021


On Saturday, March 7, 2020, at the Capitol, Lee Norman confirmed the unsettling but inevitable news that Kansas had its first case of the novel coronavirus. Since then, more than 311,000 Kansans have been infected. Overall, more than 5000 infected Kansans have died.

Norman, secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, has been at the center of this public health storm. He sat down with senior reporter Tim Carpenter to discuss the state of Kansas health during a visit to the Kansas Reflector.

Read more about Norman’s review of the pandemic.


Lee Norman

secretary, Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Tim Carpenter

senior reporter, Kansas Reflector