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Manhattan nurses sent off to fight COVID-19 in Chicago

Ascension Via Christi hosted a warm sendoff for two nurses leaving to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in Chicago. Ascension Via Christi nurse Jessica Wolf explained her reasoning for going to Chicago.  “I think it’ll be a great challenge and a great experience. And I wasn’t able to in school to do the kind of thing [...]

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By |2020-05-09T19:02:58-05:00May 9th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan nurses sent off to fight COVID-19 in Chicago

How Manhattan Area Technical College is dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic

Manhattan Area Technical College has been moved online which has provided a challenge for the hands on classes like welding. Manhattan Area Technical College president Jim Genandt says how they have adapted. “With welding auto tech, things like that they’re doing as much as they can online and by demonstrate video demonstration using zoom, etc. [...]

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By |2020-04-12T23:16:53-05:00April 12th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on How Manhattan Area Technical College is dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic

Sexual assault victims encouraged not to remain silent while in isolation

April is sexual assault awareness month. During the current health pandemic, it is important, now more than ever for victims to report sexual crimes. Community resources are still available 24 hours a day. (See below). Ascension Via Christi sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Stephanie Killbourn recently joined KMAN’s In Focus with some information on how many [...]

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By |2020-04-09T08:23:19-05:00April 8th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Sexual assault victims encouraged not to remain silent while in isolation

Update: Riley County cases climb to 13; Geary, Wabaunsee counties report new cases

4 p.m. Sunday update Kansas Department of Health and Environment officials announced Sunday that the number of positive COVID-19 cases had grown to 747 as of 11 a.m. Included in that were two more cases in Riley County, bringing the county total to 13. KDHE noted two new Geary County cases over the weekend and [...]

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By |2020-04-05T16:13:50-05:00April 4th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Update: Riley County cases climb to 13; Geary, Wabaunsee counties report new cases

Update: Ascension Via Christi to have pay continuation program for employees

President of Ascension Via Christi Bob Copple gives an important update on Ascension Via Christi’s pay continuation program. Copple also says how Via Christi is practicing social distancing. Copple also shared his thoughts on the 14 day stay at home order announced yesterday. https://1350kman.com/14-day-stay-at-home-order-takes-effect-march-29-in-riley-county/ Furthermore Copple is supportive of the stay at home order.     [...]

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By |2020-03-28T09:49:01-05:00March 28th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Update: Ascension Via Christi to have pay continuation program for employees

3/28/20 – COVID-19 7:00 a.m. update with Ascension Via Christi President Bob Copple

Ascension Via Christi President Bob Copple  joined News Radio KMAN during the 7 a.m. hour for our daily COVID-19 update.

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By |2020-03-28T08:21:35-05:00March 28th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on 3/28/20 – COVID-19 7:00 a.m. update with Ascension Via Christi President Bob Copple

Ascension Via Christi Hospital Requesting donations

Ascension Via Christi hospital has received unused protective clothing equipment from donating closed businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak. President of Ascension Via Christi Robert Copple says that “the generosity and supportive nature of those who live in our community is amazing”. However the following items are still needed by the hospital isolation gowns, n95 and [...]

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By |2020-03-24T00:18:24-05:00March 24th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Ascension Via Christi Hospital Requesting donations

What it’s like to be a K-State senior during corona-virus outbreak

Many K-State seniors are not having the final semester of college they expected. Due to safety concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, K-State has canceled commencement and moved all classes online. This makes for a tough situation for K-State seniors who left for spring break not knowing that they would be seeing some of their friends [...]

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By |2020-03-21T09:43:19-05:00March 21st, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on What it’s like to be a K-State senior during corona-virus outbreak

Update: exemptions to the order banning public gatherings of 10 or more people

Director of the Riley County Health Department Julie Gibbs gives important updates on the COVID-19 outbreak in Riley county. Gibbs gives an update on the status of COVID-19 in Manhattan.   https://1350kman.com/update-manhattan-man-diagnosed-with-first-case-of-covid-19-in-riley-county/ Gibbs notes that certain factors can put some people at a higher risk from  the virus. Gibbs has issued an order to combat [...]

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By |2020-03-21T08:41:05-05:00March 21st, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Update: exemptions to the order banning public gatherings of 10 or more people