Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Thursday, 08 October 2015
Login |  Register 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Low  54°
High 80°
Low  54°
High 71°
Low  55°
High 84°
Low  57°
High 89°
Low  47°
High 75°
Low  50°
High 83°
Low  53°
High 84°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 69°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
May 1st H1N1 Influenza Virus Update

As of this morning, Kansas has not seen any additional confirmed cases of the 2009 H1N1 Influenza Virus. While there are still two confirmed cases in the state, Seward County and western Kansas have no confirmed cases so far. KDHE continues investigating the sources of exposure associated with the two cases, and efforts are being coordinated with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Seward County Health Department (SCHD) and Southwest Medical Center (SWMC) in Liberal are being continuously updated and provided with information about this matter. These two entities are collaborating along with local Physician offices to maintain the health of our community. SWMC Laboratory has run a total of 13 Influenza tests since Sunday, April 26th with all results being negative for the Influenza A virus.

Once again there are no confirmed or suspect cases in Seward County. SWMC and SCHD are working at normal capacity. Everyone is advised to continue their normal day to day activities. According to KDHE it is important to know that the H1N1 flu virus is not transmitted by food. You cannot get the 2009 H1N1 flu virus from eating pork or pork products. Eating properly handled and cooked pork and pork products are safe. If anyone is experiencing the following symptoms we ask that they call their local Doctor to be evaluated by phone prior to being seen in the office: Fever greater than 100 degrees, body aches, coughing, sore throat, respiratory congestion and possibly diarrhea and vomiting. If symptoms are severe please go directly to the Emergency Department at the closest Hospital.

© Copyright KSCB 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.

Eikenberry Guilty of Involuntary Manslaughter
Chuckwagon Chow-Down to help raise funds for Levi Foreman
Friday's Scores
LHS Hosts Homecoming Friday
Buffaloes Burst Past Redskins
Kansas To Outsource Vehicle Dealer Title Work
Enrollment Continues to Increase at USD 480 Schools
Friday's Games
“Jackalopes, Hodags, and Other Larger than Life Myths from the American Road”
Middle School Results
Click Here For All Stories

Israel Arroyo is Mead Lumber Athlete of the Week  
Hutch Rallies for Win in Raucous Green House
“Jackalopes, Hodags, and Other Larger than Life Myths from the American Road”
Baker Arts Presents Joseph Hall's Elvis Tribute
Eliel's Heady Play Lifts Redskins Over Buffaloes
LHS Girls Finish in Middle of WAC Standings
Wood Earns 2nd KJCCC Player of the Week Honors
Saints Slam Dodge for 20th Win
Winter Wheat Planting Reaches The Halfway Point
Kansas To Outsource Vehicle Dealer Title Work
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

©2015 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