FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 22, 2008
Water leak in heating system forces Health Department to close
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Health Department will be closed today while crews work to repair a large water leak in the heating system. The repairs are expected to be completed in time to reopen all services tomorrow.
"When staff arrived this morning, they discovered the building did not have heat," said Clyde Bolton, deputy director of the Health Department. “Maintenance staff then informed us that the water supply must be shut off to make the repairs, so we unfortunately will not be able to provide services today.”
The Health Department is located at 2400 Troost Ave.
Media inquiries about should be directed to Jeff Hershberger, public information officer for the Health Department, (816) 840-2548 (pager).