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Kelly issues executive orders to improve health care access
03/22/2020

KS Governor Laura Kelly

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas residents will be able to get medicine without an in-person visit to the doctor under a new executive order from Gov. Laura Kelly.

Kelly on Sunday announced two new orders aimed at expanding health care access during the coronavirus crisis.

She says in a statement that the orders “will make sure Kansas families can access needed care and supplies until we have weathered this storm.”

The second order eases motor carrier rules and regulations such as weight restrictions. Kelly said the goal is to allow for quicker delivery of resources to address the pandemic.

Sixty-four cases of the coronavirus are now confirmed in Kansas. They include two deaths, one in Johnson County and one in Wyandotte County.

 

 

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