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UK Variant COVID Discovered In Kansas

Todd PittengerFebruary 4, 2021

The state of Kansas is reporting its first UK Variant COVID-19 case. Health officials say the case was discovered this week in Ellis County. Officials do not know how the person contracted the UK Variant. According to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, A case investigation is being conducted to determine how the person became infected with this particular variant of the SARS-CoV-2...

More Than $3.6 Million in FEMA Assistance to Salina

Todd PittengerFebruary 4, 2021

Salina Regional Health Center will receive more than $3.3 million to help the hospital increase staff available for emergency rooms and intensive care facilities dealing with COVID-19 cases. According to Senator Roger Marshall's Office, Salina Regional Health Center has taken on additional, temporary staff – primarily travel nurses and nursing assistants – to help alleviate staffing shortag...

70 New COVID Cases, 1 New Death

Todd PittengerFebruary 3, 2021

There are 70 new COVID-19 cases in Saline County, and one new death. According to the Saline County Heath Department, there have now been 5,661 total cases with 1,612 currently active. There are 93 people who have died. Salina Regional Health Center reports they currently have 19 patients who require hospitalization for COVID-19. The county dashboard has been updated with the latest infor...

Saline County Vaccination Update

Todd PittengerFebruary 3, 2021

As 800 more doses of vaccine arrive this week more than 5,000 people have registered to for a vaccine appointment in Saline County. According to the Saline County Health Department, vaccine registration is open for all those eligible under Phase 2. While all those eligible under Phase 2 are encouraged to register, only those aged 65 or older are being contacted to schedule appointments at this ...

73 New COVID Cases, No New Deaths

Todd PittengerFebruary 1, 2021

There are 73 new COVID-19 cases in Saline County, and no new deaths. According to the Saline County Heath Department, there have now been 5,592 total cases with 1,738 currently active. There are 92 people who have died. Salina Regional Health Center reports they currently have 19 patients who require hospitalization for COVID-19. The county dashboard has been updated with the latest infor...

51 New COVID Cases, No New Deaths

Todd PittengerJanuary 29, 2021

There are 51 new COVID-19 cases and Saline County, and no new deaths. According to the Saline County Heath Department, there have now been 5,518 total cases with 1,789 currently active. There are 92 people who have died. Salina Regional Health Center reports they currently have 22 patients who require hospitalization for COVID-19. The county dashboard has been updated with the latest info...

Saline County Vaccine Registry is Open

Todd PittengerJanuary 28, 2021

Health officials in Saline County have established a new registry system for those who want to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. According to the Saline County Helath Department, planning to receive your COVID-19 vaccine in Saline County just got easier thanks to a collaboration between Salina Family Healthcare Center, Saline County Health Department, and Salina Regional Health Center. “...

4 New Deaths, 67 New COVID Cases

Todd PittengerJanuary 27, 2021

There are 4 new deaths and 67 new COVID-19 cases in Saline County. According to the Saline County Health Department, there now have been 5,467 total cases with 1,828 currently active. At least 3,547 people have recovered and now 92 people have died. Salina Regional Health Center reports they currently have 23 patients who require hospitalization for COVID-19. The county dashboard has been ...

Saline County Vaccination Update

Todd PittengerJanuary 27, 2021

Phase 2 vaccinations continue to take place at the Saline County Central Vaccine Clinic. Vaccines are available to residents 65 years old and older by appointment only. According to the Saline County Health Department, 900 people have received or are scheduled to receive their first dose of the vaccine this week. Please do not enter the clinic until 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appoint...

KDHE Now Has County-By-County Vaccination Information

Lauren FitzgeraldJanuary 26, 2021

Saline County looks to administer 500 doses of the COVID vaccine this week. That's according to numbers sent from the Kansas Gov.'s Office, as well as the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. The information can be found on the new KDHE Vaccination Dashboard, launched last week. Tuesday, Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly announced that county vaccination data is now available on Kansas’ COVID-19...


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