Governor Kelly has directed state agencies to operate on a reduced staffing plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. After consulting with public health staff from KDHE, Governor Kelly has determined that effective Monday, August 2, 2021, masks or other facial coverings will be required for all State of Kansas employees and visitors to any State of Kansas facilities under the jurisdiction of the Governor in counties that the CDC has identified as being in the High or Substantial level of community transmission categories at the following link: This requirement applies to fully vaccinated individuals as well as those who remain unvaccinated. Our office is considered public, and therefore, all staff and visitors are expected to abide by the order until such a time as it is modified or rescinded. To protect our employees and visitors, we are limiting the number of staff in the office. But you may reach them at the following email addresses:

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