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Hays Domino's schedules fundraiser for Linenberger family

Sophia Linenberger and her father, Stan, of Hays are both battling cancer. Cynthia and Shawn Friendman, owners of the Hays Domino's Pizza, have organized a fundraiser for June 23. One-hundred percent of profits from the day's sales will go to help the family with medical and travel expenses.
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Fort Hays State launches virtual mental health platform

Tiger Thrive, a virtual mental health platform was launched this spring by Fort Hays State University’s counseling and support services center, the Kelly Center. Tiger Thrive offers all current FHSU students, faculty, and staff therapeutic content on various mental health issues via Blackboard, a Web-based course-management system. Tiger Thrive is designed to provide FHSU students access to a range of self-paced online courses that teach strategies to help improve their mental health and deal with the stresses of college.
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KDHE: No new virus cases in Ellis Co. since Wednesday

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Friday reported no new COVID-19 cases in Ellis County had been identified since Wednesday. As of Friday, the University of Kansas Health System reported there were zero COVID-19 inpatients at HaysMed for three consecutive days. Since reporting began, there have been 3,759...
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KDHE: One new virus case, one death in Ellis Co. since Monday

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Wednesday reported one new COVID-19 case in Ellis County had been identified since Monday. KDHE also reported an additional coronavirus-related death since Monday. As of Monday, the University of Kansas Health System reported there were zero COVID-19 inpatients at HaysMed. Since reporting...
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High Plains Mental Health Center hoping for millions in grant funding to help with service

Grant funding could bring around $7 million in funding to increase service level in mental health resources in the coming years. “I have been around about 40 years,” Walt Hill, executive director of the High Plains Mental Health Center, told the Ellis County Commission Monday. “I don’t get excited about much, except this is one of the most exciting things I have ever seen in my career in mental health.”
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KDHE: No new virus cases in Ellis Co. since Friday

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Monday reported no new COVID-19 cases in Ellis County had been identified since Friday. As of Monday, the University of Kansas Health System reported one recovering COVID-19 inpatient at HaysMed. Since reporting began, there have been 3,758 cases of COVID-19 identified in...
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Local vet rep visits resume

Prior to COVID-19, the Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs vet service representatives conducted monthly outreach visits, called intinerants, in many Kansas counties. However, pandemic restrictions forced these to be put on hold, said Hays-based Brian Kronewitter, western Kansas KCVA manager. Now that COVID limitations are easing, he said the agency...
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Hansen Foundation grant will help grow regional mental health work force

High Plains Mental Health Center is pleased to announce a grant from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation, Logan, Kan., will allow staff members to advance their educations and help grow the regional mental health workforce in the midst of unprecedented need for services. The Foundation has awarded scholarships to three current High Plains staff members, who will pursue Master’s of Social Work degrees at Fort Hays State University with the intention to become full-time therapists in Northwest Kansas after completing the program.
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FHSU Launches Virtual Mental Health Platform

Tiger Thrive, a virtual mental health platform was launched this spring by Fort Hays State University’s counseling and support services center, the Kelly Center. Tiger Thrive offers all current FHSU students, faculty, and staff therapeutic content on various mental health issues via Blackboard, a Web-based course-management system. Tiger Thrive is designed to provide FHSU students access to a range of self-paced online courses that teach strategies to help improve their mental health and deal with the stresses of college.
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Rooks County Health Center named Age-Friendly Health System

Rooks County Health Center recently achieved Age-Friendly Health System designation, recognizing it as part of a movement to improve health care for older adults, contributing to an initial goal of 20% of all U.S. hospitals and health systems becoming age-friendly. As part of the Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative that began...
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Public Health Advisories for Kansas lakes due to Blue-Green Algae

Body The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), has issued several public health advisories for Kansas lakes due to blue-green algae, one of which includes Webster Reservoir in Rooks County. Active Advisories. Warning. Marion Reservoir, Marion County...
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FHSU launches virtual mental health platform

Tiger Thrive, a virtual mental health platform was launched this spring by Fort Hays State University’s counseling and support services center, the Kelly Center. Tiger Thrive offers all current FHSU students, faculty, and staff therapeutic content on various mental health issues via Blackboard, a Web-based course-management system. Tiger Thrive is designed to provide FHSU students access to a range of self-paced online courses that teach strategies to help improve their mental health and deal with the stresses of college.
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🎥 June community events in Hays returning to normal

Summer officially kicks off later this month and after more than a year, many events and activities in Hays have returned to normal after they were cancelled or dramatically altered due to the coronavirus pandemic. Melissa Dixon, Convention and Visitors Bureau executive director, talks about some of the Hays Happenings...
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KDHE: Just four new COVID cases in Ellis Co. in past week

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Wednesday reported one new COVID-19 case in Ellis County had been identified in the past week. As of Wednesday, the University of Kansas Health System reported two COVID-19 inpatients at HaysMed, both active cases. Since reporting began, there have been 3,755 cases...