Find state reports on infectious diseases online

07/15/2013 12:00 AM

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The records: Statistical reports about infectious diseases in Kansas.

Why you’d want them: To learn more about health concerns statewide. Information is broken out by county.

Where you get them: The Kansas Department of Health and Environment reports data about certain infectious diseases to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention weekly. See online reports at Click on the “Cumulative Case Reports of Disease by County” link under the “KDHE Data and Reports” menu.

How much does it cost: The information is free.

Deb Gruver

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