SALINA – OCCK was selected by Sunflower Health Plan, a KanCare managed care organization, to be a regional distributor of almost 14,000 masks to 33 local agencies.
Masks were provided free of charge to nursing facilities, community mental health centers, and providers of home and community based services in the north central Kansas service area of OCCK.
Leslie Webb, OCCK’s Risk Manager, was the key point of contact for the agencies receiving PPE. She had this to say, “We are so grateful for the efforts of Sunflower Health to support the health and wellbeing of HCBS providers and customers. They saw a need and worked to fill it. We are proud to be a partner.”
Village Manor in Abilene was one recipient of the masks. Others included Brookdale Senior Living, Solomon Valley Hospice, Central Kansas Mental Health Center, Saline County Health Department/Home Health, Bethany Home, and TLC Professionals, as well as many others.
OCCK serves people in Saline, Ottawa, Cloud, Republic, Jewell, Mitchell, Lincoln, Ellsworth and Dickinson Counties.
Sunflower Health Plan distributed more than 450,000 PPE items across the state.