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: Reports about the percentage of emergency department visits due to flu-like illnesses from the Division of Public Health at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
Why you’d want it: To learn more about the flu in Kansas.
Where you get it: Go to the KDHE’s website at www.kdheks.gov/flu/surveillance.htm.
How much the record will cost: The information is free.