Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.
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The record: Information about illnesses “going around” at area schools.
Why you’d want it: To learn more about infectious diseases at schools. Save this information for when school starts this fall.
Where you get it: The Sedgwick County Health Department updates its website about problematic illnesses affecting students. Go to www.sedgwickcounty.org.
How much the record will cost: The information is free.