First Bank Kansas response to COVID-19

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A Message from Kent Buer, President and Chief Executive Officer
To our Valued Customers,
From everyone at First Bank Kansas, our hearts go out to all affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. We stand with you and offer our support during this trying time and pray that we all may weather this storm mentally, physically, and financially.
During these uncharted times, we are prepared to provide you with uninterrupted access to your banking services while keeping the safety and well-being of you and our staff top of mind. As such, we have taken additional precautions at all of our locations. While some of these measures may cause minor inconveniences, we must take prudent and responsible actions to do our part in combating the spread of the virus.
At a time when people are looking for assurance that their finances are safe, First Bank Kansas is as strong as ever as evidenced by our Bauer Financial 5 Star Rating. We are a proud community bank with deep roots in Kansas. Your trust in, and commitment to, First Bank Kansas enables us to assist you, your neighbors, business owners, farmers and ranchers, and many others affected by the COVID-19 virus. Without you, this would not be possible.
Thank you for choosing to bank local. Thank you for choosing First Bank Kansas. 
Stay healthy. Stay safe.
Kent Buer
President – Chief Executive Officer

In response to concerns and guidance regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) we are taking additional precautions to help protect the health of our customers and employees. 

Beginning Friday, March 20 our bank locations will begin limiting access to our bank lobbies to “by appointment only”.  Our drive-up windows, ATM Locations, night depositories and online services will continue to be available to serve your banking needs. Please be assured that this is a temporary response to extraordinary circumstances, and we will continue to monitor the ongoing situation. You will continue to have access to your funds and the bank remains strong and secure.  

We will continue to announce any updates through E-mail, Social Media, branch signage and alert local media outlets as feasible.  

Please contact us at one of the numbers listed below as we may be able to assist you by phone rather than making an appointment.  

Toll Free                              877.402.9019


   235 S Santa Fe                785.825.2211

   1333 W Crawford           785.825.1394

   2860 S Ninth                   785.825.9582

Ellsworth                             785.472.5588

McPherson                         620.241.8111

Abilene                                785.263.4778

Lindsborg                            785.227.3344

Hutchinson                         620.694.4395

As a reminder, our Online Banking allows you to:

  • Check balances
  • View transaction history
  • Transfer funds between accounts
  • Pay bills
  • Deposit checks
  • Set up account alerts

If you’re not yet enrolled for Online Banking, please go to our home page to register. If you have Online Banking but need assistance with any of the services listed, please contact us!  We are here to help.  

Our call center is available 8:00 am – 5:00 pm CT, Monday through Friday, to assist you should you be unfamiliar with any of these services. 

First Bank Kansas appreciates your business and the trust you place in us. Please contact us with any questions or concerns. You can reach us toll-free at 877.402.9019, in Salina at 785.825.2211, or by email at (Please do not include sensitive information in emails as this is not a secure method of communication)


Advantage Trust Company

In an effort to protect our staff and you our clients, please be advised that Advantage Trust Company will be temporarily closing its lobby in Salina as of the end of the business day on Friday, March 20. Access to our Abilene office will temporarily close at the end of the business day on Thursday, March 19. Our entire staff will continue to diligently work to serve you our clients. Please know you will continue to be able to reach us via phone at 785.452.3561 or toll free at 866.452.3561 or by email during our regular business hours. If special needs arise that would require meeting in person, we can also set those up by appointment. For further contact information please refer to our website at

It is our hope that by following the CDC guidelines for limited social interaction we can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus in our communities.  

Thank you for your patience and understanding.  

Last updated 9:40a 04.03.2020