Since the United States declared a National Emergency on Feb. 29 due to the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) outbreak, the country has taken uprecidented measures to try to stem the spread. Here are the area events that have been cancelled or postponed so far.
On March 12, Sumner Community Hospital abruptly closed, announcing via a sign on the door instructing patients to call a number to transfer records.
At last month’s meeting, Atmos Energy donated a gas analyzer machine to South Haven Fire Department, then trained the firefighters how to use it. “This generous gift from Atmos will detect carbon monoxide, natural gas, LP gas, and the oxygen level in the air. We would like to thank Atmos Energy and Chris from the Anthony office for everything they have done,” said the department.
March 9, 2020 9am
WASHINGTON–Congressman Ron Estes (R- Kansas) released the following statement applauding the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) award of $5.9 million to Kansas to support the statewide COVID-19 response: