For Immediate Release
May 13, 2020
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Kate Flavin

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Commission Approves a Local Health and Recovery Plan

(Sedgwick County, KS) – During its meeting this morning the Board of County Commissioners discussed several topics related to COVID-19 including Phase 1 of the Governor’s Ad Astra Plan and the Sedgwick County Health and Economic Recovery Plan.

Sedgwick County is still under Phase 1 of the Ad Astra Plan, and will be until at least May 18. Commissioners approved the Sedgwick County Health and Economic Recovery Plan developed by County officials in coordination with a team of key stakeholders in business and industry sectors. These stakeholders have their fingers on the pulse of their industries and connections with counterparts across city and in some cases, the country.

The Sedgwick County Plan includes guidance and recommendations to increase economic functions and aspects of social life that have been limited such as best practices for business and industries in terms of employee and customer health and safety and general guidelines for individuals to protect themselves and their loved ones and neighbors.

All plans referenced in this release can be found at www.sedgwickcounty.org.

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About Sedgwick County

The mission of Sedgwick County is to cultivate a healthy, safe, and welcoming community through exceptional public services, effective partnerships, and dedicated employees. Named for Civil War hero, Major General John Sedgwick of the Union Army, Sedgwick County celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2020. The 2020 Adopted Budget of $457.4 million focuses resources on health and human services, public safety, and general government services.