Washington County Rescinds Quarantine Order For Travel To Kansas Counties

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The Washington County Board of County Commissioners today voted unanimously to rescind Washington County Emergency Health Order 2020-01 which imposed quarantine of county residents who traveled to designated Kansas counties.

The restriction for travel to States per KDHE guidance remains in effect.

Additionally, the Washington County Board of County Commissioners rescinded the travel restriction refraining County employees from travel to Kansas counties requiring a 14 day quarantine.

As always, we recommend to use common sense when traveling.

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Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2021 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.