Health official concerned about crowded parties at Kansas
September 13, 2020
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Video of a large house party near the University of Kansas campus over the weekend prompted a Douglas County health official to urge people to be responsible during the coronavirus pandemic.
"It is the responsibility of every individual to be smart and safe thereby protecting others from COVID," said Dan Patridge, director of Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health. "The spread of COVID will be slowed not by orders but by all of us doing our part."
Patridge was reacting to a video posted Saturday by Ward Lyles, an associate professor in the School of Public Affairs and A...