State health agency issues home quarantine mandate for travelers returning from COVID-19 hotspots

Anyone who traveled to Eagle, Summit, Pitkin and Gunnison Counties in Colorado on or after March 8 is required to quarantine at home for 14 days upon their return to Kansas under a new KDHE mandate. Photo credit Kahunapule Michael Johnson. Used under a Creative Commons license.

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When Johnson County schools let out late last week for their spring breaks, there had been no local state of emergency declared nor order to shutter K-12 buildings to in-person instruction for the rest of the semester.