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4 hours ago

Healthy Harvey Coalition

Might need this reminder this weekend.Revisiting some winter weather prep tips... ... See moreSee less

Might need this reminder this weekend.

7 hours ago

Harvey County Communications

A winter weather advisory is in effect from 6am Sunday through noon Monday. Be alert and prepared for bad driving conditions!Snow, freezing drizzle with periods of light freezing rain are still expected on Sunday through midday on Monday across central and eastern Kansas. The greatest risk for accumulating snow is across central into northeast Kansas. Slick travel due to light ice accumulations on untreated roads and highways look more likely across parts of south central and southeast Kansas. Some adjustments to snow and ice totals and location are possible, so check later forecast updates. ... See moreSee less

A winter weather advisory is in effect from 6am Sunday through noon Monday. Be alert and prepared for bad driving conditions!

Revisiting some winter weather prep tips... ... See moreSee less

Revisiting some winter weather prep tips...

24 hours ago

Harvey County Health Department

Most up to date data on vaping injuries in USA.OUTBREAK UPDATE: As of 12/10, 2,409 cases of lung injury associated with use of e-cigarette, or vaping, products have been reported from 50 states, DC, & 2 US territories (Puerto Rico & USVI). 52 deaths were confirmed in 26 states & DC. www.cdc.gov/lunginjury ... See moreSee less

Most up to date data on vaping injuries in USA.

2 days ago

Harvey County Health Department

It really is okay to just 'air' High -5 or elbow bump this time of year!🦠Sharing is NOT caring when it comes to the flu. If you see the signs, you know what to do. Stay home! #KansasFightsFlu ... See moreSee less

It really is okay to just air High -5 or elbow bump this time of year!

2 days ago

Harvey County

We're happy to report a couple Road and Bridge projects recently wrapped up and are back open for business.

We replaced three culverts with one big box culvert on Northwest 108th Street just east of Old Settlers Road.

We also finished a bridge replacement on North Oliver Road, just a bit south of Northeast 72nd Street.

Both look much improved, in our opinion. Thanks for your patience during the projects!
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Were happy to report a couple Road and Bridge projects recently wrapped up and are back open for business.

We replaced three culverts with one big box culvert on Northwest 108th Street just east of Old Settlers Road.

We also finished a bridge replacement on North Oliver Road, just a bit south of Northeast 72nd Street.

Both look much improved, in our opinion. Thanks for your patience during the projects!

 

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I don't know anything of the bridge on 108th, but I'm sure I'm not the only harvest driver who appreciates the new bridge on north Oliver. Thanks to all.

3 days ago

Harvey County Health Department

On the eleventh day of CEI-mas, my Community Engagement Institute gave to me...11 CPHI Partners!

The Center for Public Health Initiatives (CPHI) provides technical assistance, training, and evaluation support for local health departments and other organizations that provide public health services. #CEImas
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3 days ago

Harvey County Health Department

Ever wonder what to do with the lid of those food trays? Check this out...Hosting a holiday party? Foods on a buffet can be kept cold by placing food dishes in larger bowls of ice. For party trays purchased at the supermarket, remove lid and fill lid with ice, then put the tray on top. For additional tips to #PreventPoison: bit.ly/2wiPl88. ... See moreSee less

Ever wonder what to do with the lid of those food trays?  Check this out...

Here's a look inside the warehouse as our local first responders teamed up to put together boxes of food for First Responders Holiday Helpers. It's a really impressive but efficient machine. There's a whole other line of people putting boxes together on the other side, pallets moving in and out and more.

We think we held our own, but we'll stick to our day jobs. We had a great time today. Thanks again to everyone who helped make it possible.
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First Responders Holiday Helpers 2019

 

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We recieved one last year and it was an incredible relief! We hoped pretty hard one might show up again thos year, but since we dont know how we ended up on a list last year, we had no idea how to ask for one this year.

Busy (and fast) little elves they be πŸ™‚

they move fast!!

3 days ago

Harvey County

This is awesome. πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘Busy mornin' for us packing up boxes of food for the First Responders Holiday Helpers initiative. We're at the Dillons distribution warehouse in Goddard, and we've got lots of Harvey County help with us. Our assembly line includes City of North Newton, Kansas Police Department, Newton Fire/EMS, Newton KS Police Department and the City of Burrton Police Department. We also have even more help from Sedgwick County first responders and Dillons staff.

We're packing up boxes for at least 200 families right here in Harvey County. It's wonderful to see your support of this program and your generosity in helping those in need in our communities. Thank you.
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This is awesome. πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

Busy mornin' for us packing up boxes of food for the First Responders Holiday Helpers initiative. We're at the Dillons distribution warehouse in Goddard, and we've got lots of Harvey County help with us. Our assembly line includes City of North Newton, Kansas Police Department, Newton Fire/EMS, Newton KS Police Department and the City of Burrton Police Department. We also have even more help from Sedgwick County first responders and Dillons staff.

We're packing up boxes for at least 200 families right here in Harvey County. It's wonderful to see your support of this program and your generosity in helping those in need in our communities. Thank you.
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Busy mornin for us packing up boxes of food for the First Responders Holiday Helpers initiative. Were at the Dillons distribution warehouse in Goddard, and weve got lots of Harvey County help with us. Our assembly line includes City of North Newton, Kansas Police Department, Newton Fire/EMS, Newton KS Police Department and the City of Burrton Police Department. We also have even more help from Sedgwick County first responders and Dillons staff. 

Were packing up boxes for at least 200 families right here in Harvey County. Its wonderful to see your support of this program and your generosity in helping those in need in our communities. Thank you.

 

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Thank you for helping our local school families πŸ’œπŸ’œ

Thanks for your endless acts of serving!!!!!

God bless you all πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™β€

Yall are amazing!

How do i get a box i have no food at my house

We received boxes yesterday! It was so nice to open the door to something unexpected! Thank you! ❀

We got out boxes Thursday and could not be more grateful. Thank you so very much.

Awsome

I woke this morning too boxes on my porch thank you guys very much it means a lot to me and my kids

Very proud of our police officers and first responders. Thank you

Way to go people

How do we get signed up for this. I have 2 boys and haven't been working. I could totally use the extra help

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3 days ago

Healthy Harvey Coalition

Kudos to the Kansas State Board of Education for taking steps to protect Kansas youth! Yesterday, the Board unanimously passed a policy that encourages local school districts to prohibit vaping at schools and school activities for students, staff, parents, volunteers, contractors and vendors. Resist- Fighting the influence of Big Tobacco
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#RaisetheAgeKS #VapeFreeKSschools

www.kansas.com/news/article238245889.html
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4 days ago

Harvey County Health Department

Stay tuned to this kind of news by liking 'CDC' Facebook page.NEW OUTBREAK: CDC and partners are investigating an outbreak of 8 E. coli infections linked to Fresh Express Sunflower Crisp Chopped Salad Kits.
Check your fridge for this salad kit and do not eat it.

How to ID affected salads: UPC 0 71279 30906 4, beginning with lot code Z, and a best-before date up to and including 07DEC19. This information is printed on the front of the bag in the top right corner.

Read the latest information: go.usa.gov/xpVUP
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Stay tuned to this kind of news by liking CDC Facebook page.

4 days ago

Harvey County Health Department

We can help...call for an appointment. 316-283-1637.When Bethany Drapeau lost her daughter to flu complications, she realized the importance of an annual flu vaccination for everyone, including healthy children and adults.

Her story could help protect your family and loved ones. Read more: bit.ly/2t5jCen
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We can help...call for an appointment. 316-283-1637.

4 days ago

Harvey County Health Department

CPSC is joining with families whose children have died in inclined sleepers to ask you to please stop using these products: CPSC.gov/SafeSleep ... See moreSee less

4 days ago

Harvey County

We finished up our holiday food drive yesterday, and we collected A TON of food. And not just the exaggerated "a ton" because it's fun to say - our staff brought in 2,085 pounds of food. Very proud of y'all!

We hold a little friendly competition between departments for our food drive. A round of applause πŸ‘πŸŽ‰πŸ‘ from us to our Road and Bridge and Noxious Weeds crews, which donated 558 pounds to the total for braggin' rights. Well. Done.

The products were donated to Safehope and New Jerusalem Missions.
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We finished up our holiday food drive yesterday, and we collected A TON of food. And not just the exaggerated a ton because its fun to say - our staff brought in 2,085 pounds of food. Very proud of yall!

We hold a little friendly competition between departments for our food drive. A round of applause πŸ‘πŸŽ‰πŸ‘ from us to our Road and Bridge and Noxious Weeds crews, which donated 558 pounds to the total for braggin rights. Well. Done.

The products were donated to Safehope and New Jerusalem Missions.

 

Comment on Facebook

Will the public, who do not use the services at Safehope or New Jerusalem, be able to benefit from this windfall? There’s a lot of need in Harvey County.

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Commission adopts 2020 budget

2019/08/13

Harvey County's 2020 fiscal year budget was adopted Aug. 13...

Road work will limit travel on South West Road in August

2019/08/1

A road improvement project will limit a short stretch of...

County's 2020 recommended budget presents slight decrease

2019/07/23

The recommended budget presented by the Harvey County Commission for the...

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Nearly 35,000 residents call Harvey County home. The county landscape pairs picturesque country living with vibrant downtown shopping centers. Harvey County serves the cities of Burrton, Halstead, Hesston, Newton, North Newton, Sedgwick, and Walton, as well as 15 townships.

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