Total cases in Kansas
(as of Oct. 19)
72,968
Total cases in Harvey County
(as of Oct. 19)
480
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Timeline PhotosIs your baby sleeping safe? For the first year, you want to make sure you're following your ABCs:

A - Baby is to always sleep ALONE
B - Baby is to always sleep on his or her BACK
C - Baby is to always sleep in a CRIB or bassinet - not with an adult or other children

When you follow these simple steps, you can lower your baby's risk for SIDS. Help us spread the word by posting a picture of your baby sleeping safe with the hashtag #SleepSafeSnap for #SIDSAwarenessMonth
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Particularly appropriate today knowing our brothers and sisters in Rice County lived that awful scenario yet once again yesterday...officer shot, officer down....

Dispatcher's Prayer
Dear Lord,

Help me keep safe those who depend on me. Give me
healthy ears, for they are my link with those who need me. Keep my mind sharp and alert, my fingers quick and nimble. Grant that I never forget how to do ten things at once, and do them all equally well.
Bless me with patience Lord. Patience to deal with the public, with the officers, with the boss, and with everyone else who makes me want to grit my teeth and yell. Give me nerves of steel, that I may listen to a mother screaming for her child to live, the man with a gun, or an officer yelling for backup, and not give way to panic.
Grant me empathy, that I may help the battered wife, the rape victim, the abused child, and not cause them more pain than they already have.
God, give me the ability to learn what I need, to remember it quickly, and give me the wisdom to use the knowledge properly.
Bless my family Lord, for they will have to make sacrifices to shift work, overtime, canceled plans, and times when I just can't take on one more thing.
Help them understand the missed ball games, school
programs, and dinners for two.
Lord, give me courage. Courage to persevere when I feel undervalued, unappreciated, overworked, and unrecognized. Courage to keep trying when I feel in my heart it's hopeless. Last of all Lord, help me to never forget why I chose to do this job in the first place, to never lose sight of what is important in the midst of the stress.
Help me to remember that I make a difference, however small it may seem some days, and that I matter.

I am a dispatcher, Lord, grant me peace.

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Prayers for all involved and that this comes to a quick resolution with no more injuries.#BREAKING UPDATE -- Officer among 2 injured in Lyons shooting: bit.ly/3o1uPED ... See moreSee less

Prayers for all involved and that this comes to a quick resolution with no more injuries.

If you requested an advance mail ballot for the election, there are multiple ways you can safely return it:

📫 Mail it back to the Harvey County Clerk's Office
📍 Bring it to the ballot drop box at Newton Fire/EMS Station 3 (2520 S. Kansas Ave., Newton)
📍 Bring it to the ballot drop box at the Harvey County Courthouse (800 N. Main St., Newton)
📍 Bring it inside to the Clerk's Office at the Courthouse
🗳 Take it to a poll site on Election Day

Please make sure the ballot is signed and placed in the return envelope!If you requested an advance mail ballot for the election, there are multiple ways you can safely return it:

📫 Mail it back to the Harvey County Clerk's Office
📍 Bring it to the ballot drop box at Newton Fire/EMS Station 3 (2520 S. Kansas Ave., Newton)
📍 Bring it to the ballot drop box at the Harvey County Courthouse (800 N. Main St., Newton)
📍 Bring it inside to the Clerk's Office at the Courthouse
🗳 Take it to a poll site on Election Day

Please make sure the ballot is signed and placed in the return envelope!
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If you requested an advance mail ballot for the election, there are multiple ways you can safely return it:

📫 Mail it back to the Harvey County Clerks Office
📍 Bring it to the ballot drop box at Newton Fire/EMS Station 3 (2520 S. Kansas Ave., Newton)
📍 Bring it to the ballot drop box at the Harvey County Courthouse (800 N. Main St., Newton)
📍 Bring it inside to the Clerks Office at the Courthouse
🗳 Take it to a poll site on Election Day

Please make sure the ballot is signed and placed in the return envelope!

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Check out the City of Newton's sweet new flag! 🖤💛On Tuesday, the City Commission officially adopted our city flag. Now the design is ready for you to use! Downloadable files are available for personal or commercial use. We can't wait to see the flag creatively adapted to show your community pride! tonewton.com/newton-ks-flag ... See moreSee less

Check out the City of Newtons sweet new flag! 🖤💛

Timeline Photos#WellnessWednesday is more than a hashtag… it’s your reminder to set aside “me” time to focus on you and your family’s physical and emotional health. Over the lunch hour tomorrow (noon CST), Tammi Krier, Healthy Eating Director at the Greater Wichita YMCA, will be going LIVE on our Facebook page to give you #tipsandtricks on how to “Avoid the COVID-15 Weight Gain.” (Join the event buff.ly/3jFAk9x.)

The presentation is the second is a multi-part Wellness Wednesday series that emphasizes the importance of healthy living for people of all ages.

The series is already a hit and was recently featured on KSN. You can read the story here: buff.ly/3jBUqkV.

#ymca #ILoveWichita #healthyliving #selfcare #health #healthylifestyle #wellnessjourney #wednesdaywisdom #fitness #motivation #workoutwednesday #nutrition #healthy #healthandwellness #wellbeing #wednesdaymotivation #wednesdayvibes #wellnessthatworks #wellnesscoach
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Medicare Part D enrollment begins today, and we're here to help with the process through the Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas program.

SHICK is a free service for those 65 and older with Medicare Part D. SHICK helps identify options that can save money on prescriptions - it can mean hundreds of dollars in annual savings - but the decision process is always 100 percent yours.

SHICK is a Kansas State Research and Extension - Harvey County program. The Harvey County Department on Aging can also help with enrollment. Either organization can help get you an appointment:

Research and Extension: 316-284-6930

Department on Aging: 316-284-6880.Medicare Part D enrollment begins today, and we're here to help with the process through the Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas program.

SHICK is a free service for those 65 and older with Medicare Part D. SHICK helps identify options that can save money on prescriptions - it can mean hundreds of dollars in annual savings - but the decision process is always 100 percent yours.

SHICK is a Kansas State Research and Extension - Harvey County program. The Harvey County Department on Aging can also help with enrollment. Either organization can help get you an appointment:

Research and Extension: 316-284-6930

Department on Aging: 316-284-6880.
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Medicare Part D enrollment begins today, and were here to help with the process through the Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas program. 

SHICK is a free service for those 65 and older with Medicare Part D. SHICK helps identify options that can save money on prescriptions - it can mean hundreds of dollars in annual savings - but the decision process is always 100 percent yours.

SHICK is a Kansas State Research and Extension - Harvey County program. The Harvey County Department on Aging can also help with enrollment. Either organization can help get you an appointment:

Research and Extension: 316-284-6930

Department on Aging: 316-284-6880.

We want to offer a big congratulations to James Morris. Morris recently completed his training at the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center to becomes a certified law enforcement officer.

Morris made the move to become a road deputy earlier this year. He has several years of service in the Sheriff's Office. Morris previously worked eight years as a sergeant in the Detention Center before moving to patrol. Great job, and well deserved, Morris!We want to offer a big congratulations to James Morris. Morris recently completed his training at the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center to becomes a certified law enforcement officer.

Morris made the move to become a road deputy earlier this year. He has several years of service in the Sheriff's Office. Morris previously worked eight years as a sergeant in the Detention Center before moving to patrol. Great job, and well deserved, Morris!
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We want to offer a big congratulations to James Morris. Morris recently completed his training at the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center to becomes a certified law enforcement officer. 

Morris made the move to become a road deputy earlier this year. He has several years of service in the Sheriffs Office. Morris previously worked eight years as a sergeant in the Detention Center before moving to patrol. Great job, and well deserved, Morris!

As of Monday, we've had 7,350 individuals request an advance-by-mail ballot. Our first batch of advance mail ballots go out today to those that requested them.

If you have not requested an advance-by-mail ballot for this election but would like to, you can do so through Oct. 27.

When you are ready to return your ballot, please make sure you have signed it in the appropriate place and placed it inside the accompanying envelope. There are multiples ways the completed ballot can be returned - it can be mailed back, returned to one of our official ballot drop box locations, brought to the Clerk's Office inside the Harvey County Courthouse, or taken to a poll site on Election Day.

As a reminder, all official election mail has this logo printed on it.

For those that prefer to vote in person, early voting begins Oct. 20 at the Courthouse. Poll sites are open across the county on Election Day, Nov. 3.As of Monday, we've had 7,350 individuals request an advance-by-mail ballot. Our first batch of advance mail ballots go out today to those that requested them.

If you have not requested an advance-by-mail ballot for this election but would like to, you can do so through Oct. 27.

When you are ready to return your ballot, please make sure you have signed it in the appropriate place and placed it inside the accompanying envelope. There are multiples ways the completed ballot can be returned - it can be mailed back, returned to one of our official ballot drop box locations, brought to the Clerk's Office inside the Harvey County Courthouse, or taken to a poll site on Election Day.

As a reminder, all official election mail has this logo printed on it.

For those that prefer to vote in person, early voting begins Oct. 20 at the Courthouse. Poll sites are open across the county on Election Day, Nov. 3.
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As of Monday, weve had 7,350 individuals request an advance-by-mail ballot. Our first batch of advance mail ballots go out today to those that requested them. 

If you have not requested an advance-by-mail ballot for this election but would like to, you can do so through Oct. 27.

When you are ready to return your ballot, please make sure you have signed it in the appropriate place and placed it inside the accompanying envelope. There are multiples ways the completed ballot can be returned - it can be mailed back, returned to one of our official ballot drop box locations, brought to the Clerks Office inside the Harvey County Courthouse, or taken to a poll site on Election Day.

As a reminder, all official election mail has this logo printed on it.

For those that prefer to vote in person, early voting begins Oct. 20 at the Courthouse. Poll sites are open across the county on Election Day, Nov. 3.

A big Thank You to Logan Headings for sharing these great pictures from last weekends "Big Sit" at Harvey County East Park.Photos from Logan Headings's post ... See moreSee less

Great grant funding opportunities available for local organizations! ... See moreSee less

COVID-19 update for Oct. 12. ... See moreSee less

We continue to get local reports of unemployment claim fraud. We even had several fellow City employees become victims. If you believe your identity may have been used to make a fraudulent claim, first use this link to report it: www.fraudreport.ks.gov

Once you have reported it to the Department of Labor and have a case number from them, please bring a copy of that, along with all related documents and correspondence to the Police Department to make a local identity theft case. If you have any questions, please call us and we will help direct you through this process.
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Drug Take Back Day is October 24th! Clean out your medicine cabinet and drop the old, unused medicines at the Law Enforcement Center that Saturday between 10 AM and 2 PM ... See moreSee less

Drug Take Back Day is October 24th! Clean out your medicine cabinet and drop the old, unused medicines at the Law Enforcement Center that Saturday between 10 AM and 2 PM ... See moreSee less

Drug Take Back Day is October 24th!  Clean out your medicine cabinet and drop the old, unused medicines at the Law Enforcement Center that Saturday between 10 AM and 2 PM

KU School of Medicine is doing a study and needs participants. See the attached flyer for more information. ... See moreSee less

KU School of Medicine is doing a study and needs participants.  See the attached flyer for more information.
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Harvey County CARES Act grant opportunities

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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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