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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Mitchell County Reports 6th COVID-19 Case

Since the release of today’s case count, the health department has been notified of a 6th case in Mitchell County to an individual with a known exposure. All contacts have been notified and are maintaining in-home quarantine. A press release is not planned to be released on this case at this time, and no further information on the patient will be provided.

The increase in positive cases being identified both throughout Kansas and in Mitchell County demonstrates how crucial it is to take the necessary precautions to prevent exposure and spread of COVID-19.

Thank you!

Cortney Murrow, RN/BSN, Administrator

Mitchell County Health Department

Derek Nesterhttps://sunflowerstateradio.com
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.

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