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Birth and death certificates, immunization records affected by database glitch

August 11, 2010

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Computer problems at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment have left several databases unavailable to the public and other government agencies.

Katie Patterson-Ingels, a spokeswoman for the agency, says computer problems began at the department last Thursday.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the problems have made data from several programs run by the agency inaccessible.

The malfunction has meant that local health departments can't access records to ensure people are current on their immunizations, including students heading back to schools. Also, the department can't currently issue birth or death certificates.

Patterson-Ingels says the agency hopes to have more information about the problems in the next couple of days.

Comments

Practicality 3 years, 8 months ago

I think Obama did this so we can not even check to see if his mother was born in Kansas now!

J/K

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rbwaa 3 years, 8 months ago

OMG! how am i going to prove i'm a citizen if i get stopped in arizona OR when i want to register to vote after kobach changes the rules...

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Iam Tired 3 years, 8 months ago

"Also, the department can't currently issue birth or death certificates."

Oh, great! Just when I was getting ready to file my candidate papers to run for President....

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MasterShake 3 years, 8 months ago

Sounds like somebody changed the 'sa' password.

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