Monthly Archives: June 2016



Happy Friday Everyone, Have a great first weekend of the Summer!!! Have you ever had a dream that felt so real, that even after you woke up, you still thought it had actually happened? The other day, I had a dream that my husband was doing the dishes the night before. I woke up thinking [...]

By | June 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Reality

Public Assistance Myths

You may have heard some myths about public assistance Myths and misconceptions about public assistance in Kansas and what living in poverty actually means. Public assistance includes government benefits provided to individuals and families living at or near the federal poverty level. SNAP Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program SNAP is a federally funded assistance program providing [...]

By | June 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Public Assistance Myths

Becoming A Grandpa

Happy Friday, Everyone! In honor of Father's day this weekend, we have a special blog from a new Grandpa! I’ m finally a grandfather; can you believe it? My first grandchild (Sage Renae Olivia Schrag) was born at St. Joseph Via Christi in Wichita, on March 29, 2016 at around 4:30am, she weighed 6.1 pounds [...]

By | June 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Becoming A Grandpa

Stop & Go

Happy Friday Everyone! Here is a special blog from our Executive Director: Walking around town, crossing streets, and adjusting your path to accommodate things placed in the path of travel is something most people take for granted.  Roger and I find it a little more challenging.  Most people watch the traffic signals and cross on [...]

By | June 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Stop & Go

Mental Health First Aid

Mental health first aid This week I went to an all-day training class for Mental Health First Aid, it was a great learning experience for me. Many of the attendees shared personal stories about themselves or a loved one who had trouble with anxiety, depression, or substance use. We did many group activities, watched videos, [...]

By | June 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mental Health First Aid

Press Release – Zika

Reno County Health Department West 2nd Ave. Hutchinson, Kansas 67501-5232 Phone (620) 694-2900 Fax (620) 694-2901 Press Release: May 24, 2016 Reno County, Kansas  Members of the Reno County Healthcare Coalition met last week to review procedures for public health emergencies.  They discussed important items to know about Zika Virus and protection from mosquitoes. It [...]

By | June 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Press Release – Zika