As the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic continues to transform our national, state and community landscapes, the Kansas Health Foundation feels a heightened sense of its commitment to improve the health of all Kansans.

KHF Staff Working Remote:
In light of the consensus recommendations regarding the importance of social distancing, KHF staff  is working remotely. Our office will be closed, but we will continue all operations. The Foundation is taking this step to advance a social distancing strategy to minimize spread of the disease.

In addition to working remotely, KHF is:

  • Prohibiting all business travel, holding all meetings via conference call or video conference
  • Asking staff who engage in personal travel to quarantine at home for 14 days, as outlined by KDHE’s recommendations issued on March 15
  • Encouraging staff to practice social distancing as a general rule
  • Monitoring developments and adapting strategies and appropriate communications

This will remain in effect through at least Wed., April 1.

Where to find accurate, up-to-date information:

We urge you to continue to visit the official websites of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE). If you have questions about COVID-19, call KDHE’s hotline from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at (866) 534-3463 or email COVID-19@ks.gov. For 24/7 assistance, call the special Epidemiology hotline at (877) 427-7317.

If you think you need medical attention, contact a healthcare provider – which may include a local health department or safety net clinic for those who are unestablished with a physician. For information locally, follow local media outlets.

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