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21 hours ago

Healthy Harvey Coalition

Research shows what kids drink from birth through age 5 can have a big impact on their health. With all the choices available, it can be confusing to know which drinks are healthy and which should be avoided.

That’s why some of the nation’s leading health and nutrition experts came together to develop new recommendations to help parents and caregivers choose what drinks are best for the healthy growth and development of kids ages 5 and younger.

Learn more at healthydrinkshealthykids.org.

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2 days ago

Harvey County

Congrats, Bryan! Happy to have you on our team.Bryan Ellis, our special projects coordinator here in Emergency Management, received his certified emergency manager pin this past week at the Kansas Emergency Management Association conference. Congratulations, Bryan!

Bryan compiled several years of experience working incidents before joining us here in Harvey County. He served 35 years with the Sedgwick County Fire District, worked as a dispatcher for 16 years and has served on the Kansas Incident Management Team since 2013. We're thankful we were able to bring him and all that knowledge on board here to help us grow in our capabilities.

Harvey County now has four certified emergency managers on staff - Bryan, Emergency Management Director Gary Denny, Communications Director Don Gruver and Community Services Coordinator Skip Cowan.
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Congrats, Bryan! Happy to have you on our team.

Are you over age 55, drive and own your car, and want to earn a little money?

Come to the FIND A WAY Volunteer Introduction Meeting TOMORROW,
Thursday, September 19, 4:00PM in the County Courthouse basement.
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Are you over age 55, drive and own your car, and want to earn a little money?   

Come to the FIND A WAY Volunteer Introduction Meeting TOMORROW, 
Thursday, September 19, 4:00PM in the County Courthouse basement.

2 days ago

Harvey County Communications

Bryan Ellis, our special projects coordinator here in Emergency Management, received his certified emergency manager pin this past week at the Kansas Emergency Management Association conference. Congratulations, Bryan!

Bryan compiled several years of experience working incidents before joining us here in Harvey County. He served 35 years with the Sedgwick County Fire District, worked as a dispatcher for 16 years and has served on the Kansas Incident Management Team since 2013. We're thankful we were able to bring him and all that knowledge on board here to help us grow in our capabilities.

Harvey County now has four certified emergency managers on staff - Bryan, Emergency Management Director Gary Denny, Communications Director Don Gruver and Community Services Coordinator Skip Cowan.
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2 days ago

Harvey County Parks

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3 days ago

Harvey County Health Department

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3 days ago

Harvey County Food & Farm Council

Let us know if you see any equipment used in food production! Post a pic to our page.This Friday, September 20th, Harvey County Parents as Teachers will be hosting the 3rd annual Touch-A-Truck event. This is an opportunity for you and your family to get an up-close look at a variety of trucks, vehicles, and machinery that are used in our communities.
The trucks and vehicles will be on display Friday evening in the North parking lot of Centennial Park along Kansas Ave. Families may use parking areas along Centennial Park Drive. Harvey County Parents as Teachers is excited to host this event in partnership with several local organizations.
Please note that all children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
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Let us know if you see any equipment used in food production!  Post a pic to our page.

3 days ago

Harvey County Health Department

We can do this, Newton residents! Friendly reminder...

Note in the comments you CAN LEAVE THE PLASTIC CAPS ON BOTTLES now.We're happy to answer questions here about what is and isn't recyclable. The sticker on your cart is another great reference. If your sticker is worn out or unreadable, feel free to let us know using this link: www.newtonkansas.com/how-do-i-/report-/trash-recycling-problem
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We can do this, Newton residents!  Friendly reminder...

Note in the comments you CAN LEAVE THE PLASTIC CAPS ON BOTTLES now.

3 days ago

Harvey County Food & Farm Council

Looks like a great win win!Blueberries are connected to slower cognitive decline in older women, and they can also improve a person's short-term memory and motor coordination.

Jump start your day with these Gluten-Free Blueberry Almond Breakfast Cookies: bit.ly/2kid4oA.

#blueberries #mentalhealth #memory #recipe #cleaneating #PrairieView #transforminglives
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Looks like a great win win!

3 days ago

Harvey County Health Department

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TONIGHT!

3 days ago

Harvey County Health Department

Don't start. If you do, here's some help...

www.quitnow.net/mve/quitnow?qnclient=KansasMany teens have dangerous misperceptions that lead them to believe that vaping is harmless. MYTH: "I don't have an addictive personality - I won't get hooked on vapes." FACT: Vaping delivers nicotine to the brain in as little as 10 seconds. A teen's brain is still developing, making it more vulnerable to nicotine addiction. Learn more: ow.ly/qMGK50vFInO.
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Dont start. If you do, heres some help...

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3 days ago

Harvey County Health Department

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3 days ago

Harvey County

If you're lookin' for a career change, we've got a few openings available. We're hiring for a ...

♻️ Maintenance Worker (Solid Waste) ♻️
👮‍♀️ Detention Deputy 👮‍♂️
⚖️ Assistant County Attorney ⚖️
🌾 Food & Farm Coordinator 🌾

You can find out more about each position, as well as a link to apply, here: www.harveycounty.com/employment.html
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Are you over age 55, drive and own your car, and want to earn a little money?

Bring a friend and come to the FIND A WAY Volunteer Introduction Meeting on Thursday, September 19, 4:00PM in the County Courthouse basement.
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Are you over age 55, drive and own your car, and want to earn a little money?   

Bring a friend and come to the FIND A WAY Volunteer Introduction Meeting on Thursday, September 19, 4:00PM in the County Courthouse basement.

3 days ago

Healthy Harvey Coalition

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Preparedness tip for the day...
Here's a plan template to help... www.ready.gov/sites/default/files/FamEmePlan_2012.pdf
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Heres a plan template to help...  https://www.ready.gov/sites/default/files/FamEmePlan_2012.pdf
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Improvements for River Park, Halstead roads begin Aug. 27

2019/08/23

Harvey County will begin a hot-mix asphalt program Aug. 27...

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...

Firework regulations for cities in Harvey County for 2019

2019/06/25

Cities in Harvey County set their own schedules and conditions...

Commission approves moving its meetings from Mondays to Tuesdays

2019/06/10

The Harvey County Commission approved a resolution at its June...

Commission sets schedule for 2020 budget hearings

2019/05/26

The Harvey County Commission will hold its 2020 budget hearings...

May flooding prompts new disaster declaration from Westfall

2019/05/22

Harvey County Commission Chair Chip Westfall signed a local emergency...

Westfall signs disaster proclamation for May flooding

2019/05/8

Harvey County Commission Chair Chip Westfall signed a local emergency...

Welcome to Harvey County

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.

Harvey County is home to a bustling airport and train service, innovative economic leaders, sprawling parks, and welcoming school districts. Food and entertainment opportunities abound, with even more amenities within a short driving distance to our friendly neighboring counties.

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