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Conferences & Workshops

Lecture: Got Bit? Rabies Testing and Animal Bite Procedures

Rabid dogJoin veterinarians from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory on Feb. 21 from 5-7 p.m. at the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center (8788 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS) for a FREE lecture about animal bite exposures and rabies testing procedures. This lecture is for:

  • Veterinarians
  • Animal Control Officers
  • Public Health/Infectious Disease Professionals
  • Healthcare Providers

RSVP to Tiffany Wallin at Tiffany.Wallin@jocogov.org or 913-826-1252. 

Kansas Infectious Disease Symposium 2018

Emergency preparedness activities in the state of KansasJoin leaders in public health, emergency response, preparedness and healthcare to learn how highly infectious disease outbreaks (including zoonotic diseases and foodborne illness) are contained and managed in the state of Kansas and the Midwest. Network with local, state and federal partners to share information on how to plan for disease outbreaks and maintain readiness in your jurisdiction. This event is for public/environmental health, healthcare leaders and providers, school nurses, emergency management, first responders, law enforcement, healthcare coalitions and elected officials. 

When: May 10-11, 2018

Where: Embassy Suites by Hilton Kansas City/Olathe Hotel & Conference Center, 10401 S. Ridgeview Road, Olathe, KS 66061

Cost: Early Bird Rate: $150 (register on/before March 30, 2018); Regular Rate: $180 (register March 31-April 30, 2018). Continuing education credits will be available for purchase. Attendees are responsible for their own travel and lodging expenses.

Register: Registration on Kansas TRAIN starts in early 2018. Registration closes on Monday, April 30, 2018.

Agenda: A tentative schedule is available here. 

Would your company or organization like to exhibit or sponsor at this event? Click here for options and prices. 

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December 19, 2017 | 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

Johnson County Food Policy Council Meeting

December 20, 2017 | 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Walk-In Immunization Clinics

December 20, 2017 | 10:00 am to 6:30 pm

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December 27, 2017 | 10:00 am to 6:30 pm

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