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Kansas Local Department of Health and Agriculture Contact Information

Kansas State Department of Health Contact Information

Most questions regarding food production, handling, sales and serving, including cottage food laws and regulations are handled by the state's local health department or department of agriculture, and sometimes by a city or county business registration office.

Kansas Health Department

Main Office: Kansas Department of Health and Environment Bureau of Community Health Systems

1000 SW Jackson, Suite 340 Topeka, KS 66601. Phone: 785-296-1200

DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH, Vacant, Director................................................................ 785-296-7253

Bureau of Community Health Systems, Kendra Baldridge, Director........................................... 785-296-7100 [email protected]

Health Facilities, Marilyn St Peter, Director......................................................................... 785-296-0131 [email protected]

KDHE General Phone Number

(785) 296-1500

For Questions about your Medicaid Application

1-800-792-4884

For Questions about Medicaid Benefits and Services

1-800-766-9012

Help Selecting a health care provider

1-866-305-5147

For provider enrollment assistance

1-800-933-6593

Media Contact

(785) 296-1317

KDHE Employee Weather Line (24-7 Hotline)

(785) 368-7439

Division of Public Health

(785) 296-1086

Division of Environment

(785) 291-3092

Division of Health Care Finance

(785) 296-3982

Kansas Health and Environmental Laboratories

(785) 296-1620

Vital Statistics - Birth, death, divorce & marriage records

(785) 296-1400

Kansas local department of health contacts

Cristi Cain, Director, Director, Local Public Health Program Accreditation Coordinator 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 340, Topeka, KS 66612 Office phone - 785-296-6549 Cell phone - 785-231-4504 E-mail address – [email protected]

Local Health Department information is on a pdf, too large to put on the page here, so click here to open the PDF of Kansas Local Health Departments! Updated January 2021: We periodically updated the list below, but the most recent KS KDHE contact list is always here

Kansas COVID Coronavirus Information

KDHE Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

Kansas Environmental Health

Waste Management

Water

Air

Updated January 2021: We periodically updated the list below, but the most recent KS KDHE contact list is always here.

DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENT, Leo Henning, Deputy Secretary and Director.................... 785-296-1535 [email protected].

Bureau of Air, Rick Brunetti, Director.......................................................................................... 785-296-1551 [email protected]

Air Compliance & Enforcement Section, Connie Ellis, Section Chief.................................... 785-296-1556 [email protected]

Air Operating Permit & Construction Permit Section, Gyanendra Prasai, Section Chief......785-296-6427 [email protected]

Monitoring & Planning Section, Douglas Watson, Section Chief ......................................... 785-296-0910 [email protected]

Bureau of Environmental Field Services, Erich Glave, Director .................................................. 785-296-5575 [email protected]

KDHE NC District Office, Jennifer Nichols, District Environmental Administrator................785-827-9639 [email protected]

KDHE NE District Office, Jaime Wilson, District Environmental Administrator.................... 785-842-4600 [email protected]

KDHE NW District Office, Dan Wells, District Environmental Administrator........................ 785-261-6101 [email protected]

KDHE SC District Office, Allison Herring, District Environmental Administrator .................. 316-337-6041 [email protected]

KDHE SE District Office, Doug Cole, District Environmental Administrator.......................... 620-860-7232 [email protected]

KDHE SW District Office, Wade Kleven, District Environmental Administrator ................... 620-682-7947 [email protected]

Livestock Management Section, Matthew Steele, Section Chief......................................... 785-296-4039 [email protected]

Watershed Management, Amanda Reed, Section Chief...................................................... 785-296-7165 [email protected]

Bureau of Environmental Remediation, Bob Jurgens, Director.................................................. 785-296-1662 [email protected]

Assessment & Restoration Section, Joe Dom, Section Chief................................................ 785-296-1914 [email protected]

Redevelopment Section, Jorge Jacobs, Section Chief .......................................................... 785-296-0721 [email protected]

Surface Mining Unit-Frontenac, Marlene Spence, Unit Chief.......................................... 620-231-8540 [email protected]

Remedial Section, Randy Carlson, Section Chief.................................................................. 785-296-1675 [email protected]

Storage Tank Section, Sharon Morgan, Section Chief.......................................................... 785-296-1684 [email protected]

Bureau of Waste Management, Julie Coleman, Director............................................................ 785-296-1612 [email protected]

Hazardous Waste Permits, Maura O'Halloran, Section Chief .............................................. 785-296-1609 [email protected]

Solid Waste Permits Section, Mindy Bowman, Section Chief .............................................. 785-296-1601 [email protected]

Compliance, Enforcement, and Waste Reduction Section, Ken Powell, Section Chief ........785-296-1121 [email protected]

Regulations and Data Unit, Christine Mennicke .................................................................. 785-296-0724 [email protected]

Bureau of Water, Tom Stiles, Director ........................................................................................ 785-296-6170 [email protected]

Assistant Bureau Director, William J. Carr ........................................................................... 785-296-0735 [email protected]

Public Water Supply Section, Cathy Tucker-Vogel, Section Chief ........................................ 785-368-7130 [email protected]

Watershed Planning Section, Vacant................................................................................... 785-296-8791

Water Permitting and Compliance Section, Shelly Shores-Miller, Section Chief ................. 785-296-2856 [email protected]

Kansas Health and Environmental Laboratories, N. Myron Gunsalus, Jr., Director ................... 785-296-0801 [email protected]

Paul Harrison, Deputy Director…………………………………………………………………………………………785-296-1656 [email protected]

Environmental Laboratory Section, Leila Maurmann, Section Chief,................................... 785-296-1403 [email protected]

Health Laboratory Section, Phil Adam, Section Chief .......................................................... 785-296-2244 [email protected]

Preparedness/Certification Section, Jennifer Evans, Section Chief...................................... 785-291-3162 [email protected]

Preparedness/State Training Coordinator, Jessi Snook ....................................................... 785-296-7006 [email protected]

Biosafety/Biosecurity Officer, Michael Weinkauf, Section Chief ......................................... 785-291-3393 [email protected]

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website

FDA Labeling and Nutrition

Nutrition Facts Label, Label Claims, Menu and Vending Machine Labeling, Gluten-Free Labeling

FDA Ingredients and Packaging

Food & Color Additives, GRAS, Food Allergens, Food Contact Substances, New Plant Varieties

U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has a tool, the AskUSDA site providing information from across USDA all in one place. Just type key words or phrases into the search box. Your search will provide the top 10 results from across USDA. For the best search results, keep in mind that including "and" in the search box will exclude articles that don't include all searched words. Including "or" in the search box will include articles with any of the searched words.

If you have specific USDA questions that you cannot find answers to on the site, call (202) 720-2791 or email USDA at [email protected].

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

If you are looking for the national US Department of Health, that's the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and here is the mailing address and phone number:

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Hubert H. Humphrey Building
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20201
Toll Free Call Center: 1-877-696-6775
Note: Please be aware that mail sent to their Washington D.C. area offices takes an additional 3-4 days to process due to security precautions.


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