McPherson County Health Department Reports 89 New Cases of COVID-19

MCPHERSON – The McPherson County Health Department reported 1,679 total cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in McPherson County on Friday. This number includes 89 new positive cases, according to a media release. 987 of the total cases have now met recovery guidelines set forth by the KDHE or have passed away. There are six current … Read more

Two Salina Presbyterian Manor Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

SALINA – Two Salina Presbyterian Manor employees have tested positive for COVID-19. No residents or any other employees tested positive. According to a media release, the senior living community conducted two rounds of employee surveillance testing and one round of outbreak testing for residents. All resident tests were negative for COVID-19. However, two employees tested … Read more

Three New Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed at Salina Schools

SALINA – Three new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at Salina schools. According to USD 305’s COVID-19 incidents page, the new cases, all confirmed Friday, included one at Central High School, one at South Middle School and one at Sunset Elementary School. Overall, there have now been 159 cases at Salina schools since September … Read more

USD 305 Confirms Two New Cases of COVID-19 at Salina Schools

SALINA – Two new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at Salina schools. According to USD 305’s COVID-19 incidents page, the new cases, both confirmed Thursday, included one Cottonwood Elementary School and one at Central High School. Overall, there have now been 156 cases at Salina schools since September 3. The full list of cases … Read more

Saline County COVID-19 Update: 192 New Cases, 7 Additional Deaths

SALINA – There are 192 new positive COVID-19 cases in Saline County that have been identified since the Monday, November 30 report, according to a media release from the Saline County Health Department. The total for the county is now 2,427, with 665 cases that are actively being monitored by the Health Department. The total … Read more

USD 305 Confirms 10 New Cases of COVID-19 at Salina Schools

SALINA – Ten new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at Salina schools. According to USD 305’s COVID-19 incidents page, the new cases, included one new case confirmed last Tuesday at Heartland Education, one new case confirmed Friday at Sunset Elementary School, and eight new cases confirmed Monday, including two at Lakewood Middle School, one … Read more

USD 305 Confirms Three New Cases of COVID-19 at Salina Schools

SALINA – Two new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at Salina schools. According to USD 305’s COVID-19 incidents page, the new cases, all confirmed Tuesday, included one at Stewart Elementary School, one at Opportunity Now, and one at South Middle School. Overall, there have now been 143 cases at Salina schools since September 3. … Read more

Ottawa County Adopts Face Covering Ordinance

MINNEAPOLIS – The Ottawa County Commission on Monday adopted a resolution establishing an ordinance requiring the wearing of face coverings and social distancing in public spaces. According to the Ottawa County Health Officials, the new ordinance took effect at 12:01 a.m. today. The resolution indicates when face coverings are to be worn. The ordinance also … Read more

USD 305 Confirms Seven New Cases of COVID-19 at Salina Schools

SALINA – Seven new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at Salina schools. According to USD 305’s COVID-19 incidents page, the new cases, all confirmed Monday, included three at South High School, two at Central High School, one at Sunset Elementary School and one at South Middle School. Overall, there have now been 140 cases … Read more

Saline County COVID-19: 144 New Cases, 1,621 Recoveries

SALINA – There are 144 new positive COVID-19 cases in Saline County that have been identified since the Friday, November 20 report, according to a media release from the Saline County Health Department. The total for the county is now 2,146, with 505 cases that are actively being monitored by the Health Department. The total … Read more

Saline County COVID-19 Update: 152 New Cases, County Commission Approves New Restrictions

SALINA – There are 152 new positive COVID-19 cases in Saline County that have been identified since the Wednesday, November 18 report, according to a media release from the Saline County Health Department. The total for the county is now 2,002, with 514 cases that are actively being monitored by the Health Department. The total … Read more

USD 305 Confirms Ten New Cases of COVID-19 at Salina Schools

SALINA – Ten new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at Salina schools. According to USD 305’s COVID-19 incidents page, the new cases, all confirmed Friday, included five at South High School, one at South Middle School, one at Central High School, one at Opportunity Now, one at Schilling Elementary School, and one at Coronado … Read more

USD 305 Confirms Nine New Cases of COVID-19 at Salina Schools

SALINA – Nine new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at Salina schools. According to USD 305’s COVID-19 incidents page, the new cases, all confirmed Thursday, included two at Central High School, one at Heartland Early Education, one at Opportunity Now, one at Oakdale Elementary School, one at Stewart Elementary School, one at Lakewood Middle … Read more

UPDATE: Saline County Commission, Board of Health to Consider Stricter COVID-19 Related Restrictions

SALINE COUNTY – The Saline County Commission and Saline County Board of Health will hold a special meeting this afternoon in which stricter COVID-19 related restrictions will be considered. According to the County, the primary matter on the agenda for this meeting be will be a proposed health order which would implement additional restrictions to … Read more

Saline County COVID-19 Update: 121 New Cases, 1,341 Recoveries

SALINA – There are 121 new positive COVID-19 cases in Saline County that have been identified since the Monday, November 16 report, according to a media release from the Saline County Health Department. The total for the county is now 1,850, with 492 cases that are actively being monitored by the Health Department. The total … Read more

Kansas Governor Announces Statewide Mask Order

TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly says she is establishing a statewide facial covering protocol. Governor Laura Kelly announced in her news conference today that her administration is implementing several new steps to combat the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths in the state. She said the new plan includes a public health campaign, … Read more

USD 305 Confirms Seven New Cases of COVID-19 at Salina Schools

SALINA – Seven new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at Salina schools. According to USD 305’s COVID-19 incidents page, the new cases, all confirmed Wednesday, included two at Lakewood Middle School, two at Cottonwood Elementary School, one at South High School, one at Central High School, and one at Schilling Elementary School. With these … Read more

USD 305 Confirms Four New Cases of COVID-19 at Salina Schools

SALINA – Four new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at Salina schools. According to USD 305’s COVID-19 incidents page, the new cases, all confirmed Tuesday, included one at Central High School, one at Meadowlark Ridge Elementary School, one at South High School, and one at Schilling Elementary School. With these new cases, Central High … Read more

USD 305: School Safety Precautions Working but Community Numbers Drive Change to Athletic Fans Attendance

SALINA – USD 305 has been working closely with the Saline County Health Department to contact trace every confirmed COVID test of a student or staff member. According to the district, the vast majority of cases are traced back to community contact – not transmission in the schools. Both the case numbers and the contact … Read more