March 18, 2020
Leavenworth County Health Department
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Leavenworth County Health Department to join other KC metro counties in enacting stay-at-home order starting Tuesday
Leavenworth County has joined other Kansas City metro counties in enacting a public health order limiting residents’ time away from their homes to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The Leavenworth County Health Department announced the public order issuance Saturday, with the stay-at-home order set to start Tuesday.
Leavenworth County has its first two confirmed cases of the coronavirus, the county’s health department announced Wednesday. The first affected individual is in their 40s and had recent international travel history, while the second is a female in her 20s with no recent travel history, accruing to a release from the Leavenworth County Health Department. LCHD is working to identify any close contacts with the individuals and will be contacting anyone exposed as soon as possible.