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Posted on: March 24, 2020

COVID-19 Response: Best Practices for Riley County Businesses & Employers Open to the Public

Information about how to keep people safe in your business or workplace.

COVID-19 Response: Best Practices for Riley County Businesses & Employers Open to the Public

Outside the store:

  • If there is crowding, limit the number of customers allowed to enter the store. Staff an employee at the front door and, as one (1) customer...
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 20, 2020

RILEY COUNTY LOCAL HEALTH OFFICER ISSUES AN ORDER PROHIBITING PUBLIC GATHERINGS OF MORE THAN 10

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Per her authority through Kansas State Statute 65-119, the Local Health Officer, Julie Gibbs, issued an order prohibiting all public gatherings of more than 10 people, in Riley County effective at 12:01 A.M. on Saturday, March 21, 2020.

(RILEY COUNTY, KS – March 20, 2020. There is now one confirmed case of the Coronavirus commonly known as COVID-19 in Riley County. Per her authority through Kansas State Statute 65-119,  the Local Health Officer, Julie Gibbs, issues thi...

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Riley County Health Department Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 18, 2020

City shifting to critical operations - closing most city facilities effective 3/19/20

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The City of Manhattan will be closing City Hall and most facilities to the public as of Thursday, March 19, in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Closures will be in effect until April 6, 2020.

(Manhattan, KS - March 18, 2020) The City of Manhattan will be closing City Hall and most facilities to the public as of Thursday, March 19, in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Closures will be in effect until April 6, 2020.

The City will conti...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Municipal Court procedure updates 3/17/20

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Most cases at Manhattan Municipal Court that are currently set for 3/18/20 to 4/4/20 will be rescheduled.

MOST CASES SET FOR 3/18/20 TO 4/4/20 WILL BE RESCHEDULED

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The Manhattan Municipal Court remains open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to noon, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

We are taking precautions to protect the health of tho...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 15, 2020

KDHE issues new recommendations for quarantine and isolation of travelers, close contacts and those

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is issuing new guidance today surrounding COVID-19, including travelers, close contacts of confirmed cases and those being tested. KDHE is now recommending 14-day home quarantine for some Kansans.

KDHE issues new recommendations for quarantine and isolation of travelers, close contacts and those being tested

(TOPEKA - March 15, 2020)The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is issuing new guidance today surrounding COVID-19, including ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

CITY TO TEMPORARILY CANCEL EVENTS, PROGRAMS, AND CLOSE CERTAIN FACILITIES

In order to minimize the threat of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) for the Manhattan community, City Administration has made the decision to cancel city-sponsored events and programs until March 30, 2020.

(MANHATTAN, KS – March 13, 2020) Based on recommendations from the Riley County Public Health Department (RCHD), Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in order to minimize the th...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Statement from Mayor Usha Reddi: how to minimize the threat of Coronavirus for MHK

My goal is for the City of Manhattan to help our residents to be the most prepared and reduce the risk of exposure to the Novel Coronavirus. It is essential for all of us to remain calm and do what we can to help prevent the spread of disease.

(MANHATTAN, KS – March 13, 2020) - We have all been watching as the threat of coronavirus spread continues to intensify around the country and the globe. In times of national crisis, citizens look to their government institutions for guidance an...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 11, 2020

3/11/2020 Riley County Health Dept Update

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The Riley County Health Department (RCHD) is aware of rumors of positive cases of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in the county. These rumors are false.

At this time, there are no cases of COVID-19 in Riley County.

(RILEY COUNTY, KS - 3/11/2020) The Riley County Health Department (RCHD) is aware of rumors of positive cases of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in the county. These rumors are false.

At this time, there are no cases of COVID-19 in Riley County. RCHD rout...

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Riley County Health Department Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates