Kansas won't provide personal data about vaccine recipients
December 11, 2020
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas does not plan to send personal information to the federal government about residents who receive coronavirus vaccines, though it has signed a data-use agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Dr. Lee Norman, the top administrator at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, said this week that the state was "very reluctant" to share personal information. Department spokeswoman Ashley Jones-Wisner said Thursday in a text to The Associated Press that the agency signed a data-use agreement with the CDC "a while ago" but "won't be provid...