K.S.A. 65-159 gives county boards of health broad authority to investigate and order the abatement of nuisances, sources of filth, and causes of sickness that in the county board (County Commissioner's) see is in jurious to the health of the inhabitants of the county. The conditions should affect a right common to the general public. Health Department provides guidance and referral to appropriate state, county, or other agencies to solve a nuisance concern. The health department will investigate concerns that the board of health (County Commissioner's) and health officer in accordance with Kansas Regulation.
Contact Lisa Kenworthy, Health Officer at 785-457-3719 for any questions.