Apr 19, 2021 7:15 PM

Governor continues back to work, back to school tour

Posted Apr 19, 2021 7:15 PM
Governor Laura Kelly; Senator Oletha Faust-Goudeau; Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple; Bill Voloch, President and Chief Executive Officer at Wesley Medical Center; Kolbe Sheridan, COO at Wesley Medical Center; Nicole Castleberry, CFO at Wesley Medical Center.
Governor Laura Kelly; Senator Oletha Faust-Goudeau; Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple; Bill Voloch, President and Chief Executive Officer at Wesley Medical Center; Kolbe Sheridan, COO at Wesley Medical Center; Nicole Castleberry, CFO at Wesley Medical Center.

WICHITA – Governor Laura Kelly on Monday visited health care facilities and professionals as part of the second week of her Back to Work, Back to School tour.

Governor Kelly toured the children’s hospital at Wesley Medical Center to discuss the importance of Medicaid expansion and encourage Kansans to get a COVID-19 vaccine.

Governor Laura Kelly; Dr. Ximena Garcia, Special Adviser to the Governor for COVID-19 Vaccination Equity; Kenya Cox, Executive Director of the Kansas African American Affairs Commission; Senator Oletha Faust-Goudeau; Representative Gail Finney; Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple; Pastor Robert Johnson, Senior Pastor at Satin Mark UMC in Wichita; Linda Wright, President of the Wichita Black Nurses Association; Kim Henderson, incoming WBNA President; Margaret Thompson, team leader for WBNA location; Midge Dempsey, nurse and member of the WBNA; Trudy Baker, nurse and member of the WBNA.
Governor Laura Kelly; Dr. Ximena Garcia, Special Adviser to the Governor for COVID-19 Vaccination Equity; Kenya Cox, Executive Director of the Kansas African American Affairs Commission; Senator Oletha Faust-Goudeau; Representative Gail Finney; Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple; Pastor Robert Johnson, Senior Pastor at Satin Mark UMC in Wichita; Linda Wright, President of the Wichita Black Nurses Association; Kim Henderson, incoming WBNA President; Margaret Thompson, team leader for WBNA location; Midge Dempsey, nurse and member of the WBNA; Trudy Baker, nurse and member of the WBNA.

She also held a meet and greet with the Wichita Black Nurses Association (WBNA) to recognize and thank them for the work they’re doing to spread awareness and educate Kansans about the COVID-19 vaccine.