More details emerge on protocols for KU's fall semester reopening; student violators of mask policy can face academic misconduct charges

Less than two weeks ahead of an unprecedented fall semester on the University of Kansas campus, Provost Barbara Bichelmeyer on Tuesday released a comprehensive list of actions KU has taken to prepare for the return of thousands of students, ...

More details emerge on protocols for KU's fall semester reopening; student violators of mask policy can face academic misconduct charges

By: Conner Mitchell

Less than two weeks ahead of an unprecedented fall semester on the University of Kansas campus, Provost Barbara Bichelmeyer on Tuesday released a comprehensive list of actions KU has taken to prepare for the return of thousands of students, ...

August 11, 2020 @ 5:37pm

$2.7 million for expanded COVID-19 testing will allow some asymptomatic residents to get tested

By: Lauren Fox

Lawrence’s hospital is slated to receive $2.7 million for mass community testing efforts related to COVID-19. On Tuesday, LMH Health President and CEO Russ Johnson explained where that funding will go, noting that it will expand the county's ...

August 11, 2020 @ 4:10pm

LMH Health patients may notice changes in billing systems soon

By: Amy Northrop, LMH Health

LMH Health is changing its hospital and clinic billing systems to bring greater ease to patients and their families in paying their bills and increase internal efficiencies. Since Aug. 1, new billing platforms have begun to go live as the LMH ...

August 9, 2020 @ 12:00am

Van Go apprentice artists create 12 essential needs pantries in lieu of traditional benches

By: Lauren Fox

Van Go apprentice artists were not able to create their traditional benches this summer because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the outside collaboration the project requires, so instead, they designed 12 essential needs pantries that they hope ...

August 8, 2020 @ 6:17pm

KU will mandate initial COVID-19 testing for campus community, Girod says

By: Conner Mitchell

Story updated at 7:24 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5: The University of Kansas will mandate that all students, staff and faculty members who are able to return to campus take a free saliva-based COVID-19 test, Chancellor Douglas Girod announced ...

August 5, 2020 @ 5:05pm

Kansas health official highlights mask mandate’s effectiveness, says school sports ‘very unlikely to succeed’

By: Conner Mitchell

The 15 Kansas counties that followed through with Gov. Laura Kelly’s mask mandate are the only areas of the state actively reducing the spread of COVID-19, Kansas’ top health official said Wednesday. Dr. Lee Norman, Kansas secretary of ...

August 5, 2020 @ 4:32pm

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