Community mitigation: are masks alone enough to stop the spread of COVID-19?

BY CORIE LYNN At the beginning October, the Hays City Commission voted in a special session to extend the city-wide mask mandate for the second…

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County COVID hardships continue, commissioner open to discuss quarantine requirements in local schools

BY JUSTIN SABATA Ellis County Director of Health Services Jason Kennedy cut to the chase regarding COVID-19 in the area during Monday’s Ellis County Commission…

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Heavy COVID presence in local care facilities, residents still encouraged to take precautions

Justin Sabata Ellis County has seen a decrease in active COVID-19 cases with 145, contrasting the more than 180 cases last week. According to the…

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Active COVID cases down, hospitalizations up in Ellis County

BY JUSTIN SABATA Active COVID-19 cases in Ellis County have decreased in the past week. Last Wednesday, the Ellis County Health Department reported 229 active…

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Ellis County reports 229 active COVID cases, county commission discusses virus with health director

BY JUSTIN SABATA A day off on Monday could be considered bittersweet for some Ellis County residents. On Labor Day, the Ellis County Health Department…

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Board of Canvassers holds special meeting; Ellis County Commission discusses updates on small business relief

BY CORIE LYNN Following primary elections in Ellis County, all cast votes must be certified through the process of canvassing. Due to concerns involving the…

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Ellis County reports 8 new COVID cases, percent-of-positives rises

BY JUSTIN SABATA During Monday’s Ellis County Commission meeting, county health director Jason Kennedy reported eight new cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County over the…

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County health director provides COVID update; commissioners uncomfortable with mask mandates

BY JUSTIN SABATA The Kansas Department of Health and Environment reported Monday the state saw an increase of more than 1,300 cases during the weekend.…

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Ellis County COVID concerns continue, now at 27 active cases

BY JUSTIN SABATA Ellis County Health Director Jason Kennedy has seemingly had to repeat his recommendations to the public since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Questions…

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ICYMI: Ellis County Commission vetoes governor’s mask order; Kennedy addresses mask concerns

BY JUSTIN SABATA Thursday was one of Kansas’ busiest days of the year regarding COVID-19, beginning when Gov. Laura Kelly signed an executive order requiring…

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