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One New Death, 11 New COVID Cases

Todd Pittenger2 days ago
There is one new death and 11 new COVID cases in Saline County. According to the Saline County Health Department, there have been 5,935 cases of the virus, 699 currently active. There are 106 people who have died. Salina Regional Health Center reports they currently have nine patients who require hospitalization for COVID-19. The County dashboard has been ...

Fort Riley Soldiers Deploy to Vaccinate

Todd Pittenger3 days ago
Soldiers from Fort Riley are deploying to help with the COVID vaccination effort. According to the Army, Fort Riley will deploy an additional task force as part of the Department of Defense’s support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Approximately 120 Soldiers from the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, will deploy to Miami, ...

Vaccination Update: House-Calls on the Horizon

Jeff Garretson3 days ago
Saline County health workers continue to vaccinate Phase 2 group members who have registered for the 2 round shot package in the fight against COVID-19. More than 7,000 people who live and work in Saline County have received either their first or both doses of the COVID-19 vaccination. According to the Saline County Health Department, the Kansas ...

VIDEO: Phase 2 Vaccination Focus Continues

Todd Pittenger5 days ago
There is not much change in the Saline County COVID-19 vaccination effort. Local health officials continue to focus on administering vaccinations strictly to those who make up the Phase 2 group as defined by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, with senior citizens still remaining the priority Phase 2 population. The Phase 2 populations currently ...

Students Returning to Classroom Full-Time

USD 3055 days ago
Salina USD 305 has made the decision to end the hybrid instructional model for middle and high school students. Beginning April 1, the district will welcome back all middle and high school students to traditional, in-person learning full time. April 1 is the beginning of 4th quarter, a predetermined break in students’ schedules, which is a ...

Salina Library to Reopen Facilities

Todd Pittenger1 week ago
Salina Public Library is reopening its facilities. According to the library, its building will reopen to the public on Monday, February 22nd. Entrance will be through the north doors only. Visits are limited to 30 minutes, but visitors may stay up to an hour if they are using a computer or gaming equipment. Pickup Service will ...

Latest Saline County Vaccination Update

Todd Pittenger1 week ago
More than 6,500 people who live or work in Saline County have been vaccinated against COVID-19. According to the Saline County Health Department, this marks another important milestone as more people have been vaccinated than have tested positive for the virus. The agency says in their ongoing efforts to improve efficiency in scheduling for the COVID-19 ...

Salina Airport Receives COVID Funding

Todd Pittenger2 weeks ago
The Salina Regional Airport is among Kansas airports receiving a portion of over $10 million in federal funding earmarked to help them respond to and prepare for the impacts of COVID-19. According to U.S. Senator Roger Marshall's Office, more than 75 airports across Kansas received funding to allow them to continue to serve their communities. Salina ...

New Public Health Order to go Into Effect

Todd Pittenger2 weeks ago
A new public health order limiting mass gatherings and restricting hours of operation for certain business has been issued and is slated to go into effect Feb. 22, when the current public health order is set to expire. According to the Saline County Health Department, after careful consideration, the new health order: increases the limit on ...

2 New Deaths, 34 New COVID Cases

Todd Pittenger2 weeks ago
There are two new deaths and 34 new COVID-19 cases in Saline County. According to the Saline County Health Department, there have now been 5,855 total cases, with 1,179 cases currently active. There are now 104 people who have died. Salina Regional Health Center reports they currently have 9 patients hospitalized with the virus. The county dashboard has been updated ...

One New COVID Death, 24 New Cases

Todd Pittenger2 weeks ago
There is one new death and 24 new Coronavirus cases in Saline County. According to the Saline County Health Department there have now been 5,821 total cases, with 1,251 currently active. There are now 102 people who have died. Salina Regional Health Center reports they have 12 patients who require hospitalization for COVID-19. The county dashboard has been updated ...

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