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FEMA to Help Pay Funeral Costs for COVID-19-related Deaths

In early April, FEMA will begin providing financial assistance for funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020 for deaths related to coronavirus (COVID-19) to help ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the pandemic. The policy was finalized today, and FEMA is now moving rapidly to implement … Read more

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 Press Release

Sadly, we have been notified of one additional death due to COVID-19 since our last update. Ninety-three members of our community have lost their lives to this deadly virus. Salina Regional Health Center has notified us that they currently have 19 patients who require hospitalization for COVID-19. There have been … Read more

Monday, February 1, 2021 Press Release

We are so pleased to announce that there have been no additional deaths due to COVID-19 reported since January 27; but sadly 92 members of our community have lost their lives to this deadly virus. Salina Regional Health Center has notified us that they currently have 19 patients who require … Read more

Friday, Jan 29, 2021 Press Release

We are so pleased to announce that there have been no additional deaths due to COVID-19 reported since our last update on January 27; sadly 92 members of our community have lost their lives to this deadly virus. Salina Regional Health Center has notified us that they currently have 22 … Read more

Vaccine Registration Now Available

Planning to receive your COVID-19 vaccine in Saline County just got easier thanks to a collaboration between Salina Family Healthcare Center, Saline County Health Department, and Salina Regional Health Center. “We are so pleased that 900 people, most of whom are senior citizens, were able to receive their vaccine this … Read more

12-23-20 Press Release

Sadly, we have been notified of one additional death due to COVID-19 since our last update on December 21. Forty-eight members of our community have lost their lives to this virus. There have been 283 new positive COVID-19 cases reported in Saline County since December 21. The total number of … Read more

12-21-20 Press Release

Sadly, we have been notified of one additional death due to COVID-19 since our last update on December 18. Forty-seven members of our community have lost their lives to this virus. There have been 116 new positive COVID-19 cases in Saline County since December 18. The total number of positive … Read more

December 16 Press Release

Sadly, we have been notified of one additional death due to COVID-19 since our last update on December 14. This brings the COVID-19 death toll in Saline County to 46. There have been 152 new positive COVID-19 cases in Saline County since our last. The total number of positive cases … Read more

December 14, 2020 Press Release

Sadly, we have been notified of two additional deaths due to COVID-19 since our last update on December 11. This brings the COVID-19 death toll in Saline County to 45. There have been 112 new positive COVID-19 cases in Saline County since our last. The total number of positive cases … Read more

December 11 Press Release

Sadly, we have been notified of one additional death related to COVID-19, which brings the total number of deaths in Saline County to 43. There are 170 new positive COVID-19 cases in Saline County since our last update on December 9. The total number of positive cases for Saline County … Read more

December 9 Press Release

Sadly, we have been notified of eight additional deaths related to COVID-19, which brings the total number of deaths in Saline County to 42. There are 166 new positive COVID-19 cases in Saline County since our last update on December 7. The total number of positive cases for Saline County … Read more

December 7, 2020 Press Release

Sadly, we have been notified of three additional deaths related to COVID-19, which brings the total number of deaths in Saline County to 34. There are 135 new positive COVID-19 cases in Saline County since our last update on Monday, December 4. The total number of positive cases for Saline … Read more

December 4, 2020 Press Release

Sadly, we have been notified of two additional deaths related to COVID-19. There are 167 new positive COVID-19 cases in Saline County since our last update on Wednesday, December 2. The total number of positive cases for Saline County is now 2,786 with 830 cases that are actively being monitored … Read more

November 30, 2020 Press Release

Sadly, we have been notified of 2 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There are 150 new positive COVID-19 cases in Saline County since our last update on Wednesday, November 25th. The total number of positive cases for Saline County is now 2,427 with 478 cases that are actively being monitored … Read more

December 2, 2020 Press Release

Sadly, we have been notified of seven additional deaths related to COVID-19. There are 192 new positive COVID-19 cases in Saline County since our last update on Monday, November 30th. The total number of positive cases for Saline County is now 2,619 with 665 cases that are actively being monitored … Read more