Oct 06, 2021

Three Barton County locations named to COVID-19 cluster list

Posted Oct 06, 2021 8:00 PM

Great Bend High School, Eisenhower Elementary School in Great Bend and Country Place Senior Living in Hoisington were all named to the state’s COVID-19 cluster list.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment publishes the names of locations that have five or more coronavirus cases with symptom onset dates in the last 14 days.

Country Place Senior Living had nine cases with the latest onset date of Oct. 3. Great Bend High School and Eisenhower Elementary had five cases within the last 14 days with the latest onset date of Sept. 27.

Cases are associated or linked to a particular location through public health investigations.

KDHE releases the data for more transparency about the exact locations where people are potentially exposed and to empower Kansans to be proactive about assessing their own personal risk.    

For more information visit coronavirus.kdheks.org.