Tobacco use in and around hospitals poses health and safety risks for patients, employees and visitors. While Kansas currently has a statute banning smoking in medical care facilities, as health care advocates, we voluntarily are expanding that ban to all hospital property. If you have any questions, please contact Cindy Samuelson at (785) 233-7436.

An Implementation Toolkit for Hospitals

(click on item below to download)

Thank you to the following hospitals who provided sample documents.

From Providence Medical Center and Saint John Hospital

From Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan

KDHE, in partnership with the KHA and KHERF, is offering a training opportunity for new and experienced CAH leadership focusing on preparation for CAH surveys on Dec. 2 in Wichita. Please contact the Chrisy Madden at (785) 233-7436 or if you have any questions.
For more information regarding the KHSC Board Meeting, contact Steve Poage at (785) 233-7436 or
For more information regarding this event, contact the KHA Education Department at (785) 233-7436: Jennifer Findley ( Hayley Finch ( Chrisy Madden (
For more information on this event, contact Dee Lewis at (785) 233-7436 or
For more information, contact Melissa Hungerford ( or Susan Cunningham ( at (785) 233-7436.