The first 40 people who receive a COVID-19 shot will get a $50 gift card.
Ahead of the upcoming school year, school workers like security and janitors approved new union contracts with a COVID bonus.
In the petition, a University of Kansas student says “KU has remained silent” on requiring students and faculty to be vaccinated.
The governor’s order coincides with Wichita police Capt. Clay Germany’s “going home celebration” services, which is Saturday at Central Community Church.
“Captain Germany led a life of significance through his work, was a great friend to many and will be sorely missed,” Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay wrote on Facebook.
The new hiring comes after a year of uncertainty and COVID-19 related layoffs.