LISTEN LIVE KPR - On Air: Listen Live to classical, jazz and NPR news Schedule LATEST
KPR 2 - On Air: Listen live to KPR's all talk-radio service, KPR2 Recordings

Share this page              

Kansas Government Under Pressure to Reopen Economy but More CV Testing Needed

Drive-through COVID-19 testing at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. (Photo: Nomin Ujiyediin, Kansas News Service)

Kansas is under increasing pressure to lift stay-at-home orders and reopen the economy. But doing so could be risky. Kansas has the lowest rate of testing among all 50 states with just six of every 1,000 residents tested. Reporter Lisa Rodriguez talks about that topic with fellow reporters Dan Margolies, of KCUR Radio, and Celia Llopis-Jepsen of the Kansas News Service.

That was the Kansas News Service’s Celia Llopis-Jepsen, speaking with fellow reporetrs Dan Margolies and Lisa Rodriguez at KCUR Radio in Kansas City.  The Kansas News Service reports on health, the many factors that influence it and their connection to public policy.  Discover more at


Tower Frequencies

91.5 FM KANU Lawrence, Topeka, Kansas City
96.1 FM K241AR Lawrence (KPR2)
89.7 FM KANH Emporia
99.5 FM K258BT Manhattan
97.9 FM K250AY Manhattan (KPR2)
91.3 FM  KANV Junction City, Olsburg
89.9 FM K210CR Atchison
90.3 FM KANQ Chanute

See the Coverage Map for more details

Contact Us

Kansas Public Radio
1120 West 11th Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
Download Map
785-864-4530 (Main Line)
888-577-5268 (Toll Free)