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Thu Sep 3, 2020, 02:16 AM

KDHE secretary warns Lake Perry rally-goers over health risks

Those considering going to Lake Perry starting Thursday for the annual ABATE of Kansas motorcycle rally should think twice, according to KDHE Secretary Lee Norman.

Norman said the annual event, which draws thousands of bikers, “an example of where we’re letting our guard down.”

“Why are those numbers going up? The reason is we’re not paying enough attention to those things that we know infect,” Norman said in a capitol news conference.

Norman compared it to a major motorcycle rally in Sturgis, S.D. last month, which has resulted in cases in at least 14 states. At least one death has also been linked to the event.

Read more: https://www.cjonline.com/news/20200902/kdhe-secretary-warns-lake-perry-rally-goers-over-health-risks
(Topeka Capital-Journal)

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