By William /

MCPHERSON – According to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), as of Wednesday, January 12, McPherson County has four places listed on the newest Covid-19 Cluster Summary Report.

Here is the listing:

  • SCHOOL = Soderstrom Elementary School in Lindsborg with 7 cases.
  • LONG TERM CARE FACILITY = The Cedars in McPherson with 14 cases.
  • LONG TERM CARE FACILITY = Bethany Village in Lindsborg with 6 cases.
  • LONG TERM CARE FACILITY = Pine Village in Moundridge with 21 cases.

Other nearby counties and their cluster listings include:


  • Peabody/Burns High School in Peabody.
  • Marion Middle School in Marion.


  • Hutchinson Correctional Facility in Hutchinson.
  • Hutchinson Health and Rehab in Hutchinson.


  • St. Francis Center in Salina.
  • Presbyterian Manor in Salina.
  • Vortex in Salina.


  • New Jerusalem Missions in Newton.
  • ResCare Community Living in Newton.
  • DiversCare of Sedgwick in Sedgwich.

Beyond the cluster numbers, other items about McPherson County fighting Covid-19 include:

  • McPherson County ranks 10th in the State for Vaccination Rate.
  • McPherson County ranks 17th in the State for Covid-19 Cases per 100,000 – it currently runs at 36 per 100,000.
  • McPherson County ranks 21st in the State for Covid Tests per 100,000 – it currently runs at 1,077 per 100,000.