Thursday, 05 May 2016
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Thursday
Low  51°
High 82°
Friday
Low  57°
High 86°
Saturday
Low  49°
High 83°
Sunday
Low  48°
High 81°
Monday
Low  49°
High 79°
Tuesday
Low  50°
High 83°
Wednesday
Low  47°
High 78°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 75°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
State Health Official: H1N1 Could Kill 2,500 Kansans
09/04/2009

The Kansas Health Officer predicts, in a worse case scenario, one million Kansans will come down with H1N1, 5,000 people will be hospitalized and 2,500 people will die from the H1N1 flu.

Those numbers were released at Wesley Medical Center's staff meeting Thursday morning.

Emergency Preparedness Director Diana Lippoldt explained to management at the hospital the plan just in case the H1N1 flu ramps up. All Wesley staff is being asked to either get a seasonal flu shot or wear a mask while at work from October first through March to protect themselves and patients.

Wesley is also making sure it has enough beds, ventilators and supplies so it doesn't become overwhelmed by an influx of patients with H1N1.

Via Christi is also prepared, planning for a bad flu season.

© Copyright KAKE NEWS
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
UPDATE: Grant County Accident Kills Hugoton Man
Perryton Police Shoot Man in Fatigues, Body Armor
Accident Injures One Thursday Evening In Liberal
"Emergency Situation" Ends Safely in Gray County
Guymon Police Search For Deaf Runaway Teen
480 Changes Insurance Providers
SWMC Challenges Community To Think F.A.S.T.
Liberal's Dowell Wins Forensics Title
US-160 Road Work in Seward County Starts
"Tribute To American Muscle" At Yellow Brick Road Car Show
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Liberal's Rashida Davis Signs at McPherson College
Trojans Sneak Past Seward to End Softball Season
Three Saints Sign at Four Year Institutions  
Redskins Win Hutchinson Meet
"Musical Serenade to Mothers" concert set for May 8
LHS Swimming with 21 PR's in Hutchinson
Hays Sweeps LHS Softball in Hays
480 Changes Insurance Providers
Guymon Police Search For Deaf Runaway Teen
LHS Announces Summer Weight Schedule
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Emergency Alert Hanbook

©2016 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group