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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Weekly Vaccine and Testing Clinics

With the increased presence of the Delta variant in the region, local health departments, providers, and community groups are continuing to hold free COVID-19 vaccine and testing clinics. The more infectious Delta variant poses a dangero...

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

All Fully Vaccinated Adults in Kansas now Eligible for COVID-19 Booster Shots

On November 17, 2021, Governor Laura Kelly and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) announced all fully vaccinated Kansans over the age of 18 are now eligible for COVID-19 booster shots

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

Kansas Adopts FDA, CDC Guidelines for Pfizer Vaccine for Children Ages 5-11

Governor Laura Kelly announced on November 3, 2021, that Kansas will adopt the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) recommendations for administering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 5-11...

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

KDHE Encourages COVID-19 Safe Holiday Celebrations

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) encourages Kansans to celebrate the upcoming holidays safely. Whether you are celebrating with family or friends, it is important to know what COVID-19 precautions you can take to protect yourself and...

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Kansas Adopts CDC’s Recommendations for Moderna and J&J Booster Shots

Governor Laura Kelly announced Kansas will adopt the CDC's new recommendations around Moderna and J&J booster shots, following last month's adoption of Pfizer (also known as Comirnaty) booster.

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

KDHE Encourages Eligible Kansans to Receive the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot

Today, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment has authorized all COVID-19 vaccine providers in Kansas to begin administering the Pfizer-BioNTech booster shot to eligible Kansans following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) autho...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Kansans Vaccinated at Select Dillons & Dollar General Stores Eligible for $100

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The vaccine incentive program from Governor Laura Kelly and Dillons Health continues to be available for Kansans. All newly vaccinated Kansans aged 5 years and older are eligible to receive $50 per dose, $100 total. The gift cards will be available while ...

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Posted on: August 13, 2021

Additional Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine Now Authorized for Immunocompromised People

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment announced that effective August 12, 2021, Kansas providers may now administer an additional dose of Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to individuals who are moderately or severely immunocompromised...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

FDA Gives Full Approval to Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for people 16 years of age and older. The vaccine continues to be available for people 12-15 years of age and for the administration of a third dose in moderately or sever...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Now Authorized for Ages 12+

The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is now available for ages 12+ in Kansas. The decision comes after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) authorized the vaccine as safe and effective for teenagers. ...
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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Doses Administered In Kansas -

Kansas WebIZ is reporting 2,065,404 doses have been administered in Kansas as of 9 a.m. on May 14. This includes first and second doses.

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