Quarantine Information for McPherson Resident Travelers

March 19, 2020 at 2:00 pm As of 2:00 pm, McPherson County does not have any positive cases of COVID-19. Quarantine for those returning from travel: As of March 18, 2020, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and McPherson County Health Department (MCHD) issue new mandates for quarantine and isolation of travelers, close contacts and those being tested. KDHE and MCHD are now mandating 14-day home quarantine for Kansans who have: Traveled to a state with known widespread community transmission (currently California, Florida, New York and Washington state) on or after March 15. Visited Eagle, Summit, Pitkin and

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Today’s Forecast 3/19/20

Today Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy through mid-morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 75. Windy, with a south southwest wind 14 to 19 mph increasing to 28 to 33 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 48 mph. The chance of precipitation is 60%. Tonight Increasing clouds, with a low around 24. Blustery, with a south southwest wind 18 to 28 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.

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Daily 911 for 3/18/20

Police personnel responded to Millers Lane for an urgent welfare check at 8:42 am. Police and Sheriff’s Office responded to West Kansas Avenue for a report of DUI (impaired driving) at 10:41 am. Police responded to South Centennial Drive for a report of suspicious/wanted individual at 11:29 am. EMS personnel to North Main Street for a report of a sick person with altered LOC or abnormal breathing at 4:03 pm. EMS and Police personnel responded to Clubhouse Drive for a report of breathing problems at 6:02 pm. Police personnel responded to East Kansas Avenue for a report of an abandoned

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McPherson County Covid-19 Daily Update: Note New Travel Restrictions

As of 8:00 am, McPherson County does not have any positive cases of COVID-19. It is our goal as the McPherson County Health Department to provide public notification of any positive COVID19 cases in coordination with State and Local Health Officials. McPherson County Health Department will issue updates on current positive count standings for McPherson County. The current recommendations of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), the State of Kansas through Executive Order No. 20-04, and the McPherson County Health Department is to limit social gatherings to under 50-persons. Should events under the 50-person threshold take place, social

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