3 confirmed COVID-19 cases at Lansing Correctional Facility

Coronavirus in Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNW) – Kansas Department of Corrections Secretary Jeff Zmuda
announced Tuesday that three staff members working at Lansing Correctional Facility
have tested positive for COVID-19.

The staff includes a man over the age of 20 and two women over the age of 40. KDOC stated in
order to protect the identity of the staff, no other information will be released.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the Leavenworth County Health Department are conducting a joint medical investigation.

KDHE is conducting the tracing and investigation within the facility regarding offenders and staff. Leavenworth County Health Department will conduct tracing and investigation outside of the facility. The health agencies will contact those individuals identified as being at risk, individually. 


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