Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

There have been 7,693 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Riley County

ACTIVE cases - 196

NEW cases - 118

Deaths: 57

Updated as of 11:00 a.m. September 15, 2021

Riley County COVID Statistics

RCHD Free COVID-19 Testing

RCHD Free COVID-19 Testing 

Testing is offered Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Manhattan Town Center parking lot on the north side from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. 

Rapid and saliva-based testing is available for free. 

For test results at our Manhattan Town Center location please contact: Email [email protected] / 785-322-9195

Testing is also available on Saturdays at Riley County Health Department from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM. 


Please call the appropriate phone number below for COVID questions: 

General testing / vaccine: 785-565-6560 (asymptomatic, pre-flight, vaccine scheduling)

COVID Screening Line: 785-323-6400 (symptomatic; to schedule rapid test at RCHD)

COVID-19 Testing 101


Call the Riley County Health Department at 785-565-6560 M-F between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. 

Vaccines are administered Thursday 9 am -12 pm and 1 pm -4 pm 

Riley County Health Department, 2030 Tecumseh Rd  Manhattan, KS 66502. YOU MUST HAVE AN APPOINTMENT!


Riley County Vaccine Administration Form 

Formulario de administración de vacunas del condado de Riley


Third doses of COVID19 vaccine can only be given to individuals who have received two doses of either Moderna or Pfizer vaccine and have a serious health condition. These health conditions include:

  • Active treatment for a solid tumor or hematologic malignancies
  • Receipt of solid organ transplant and taking immunosuppressive therapy
  • Receipt of stem cell transplant within the past 2 years
  • HIV infection
  • Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency
  • Treatment with high dose steroids or immunosuppressive drugs


(All COVID vaccines are free)

Friday, September 17th

  • Vaccines Offered: Pfizer
  • Where: Manhattan Arts Center, 1520 Poyntz Ave, Manhattan
  • Hours: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Thursday, September 23rd/ Shots in the 'Ville

  • Vaccines Offered: Johnson & Johnson / Pfizer
  • Where: 12th and Moro Street (Aggieville, Manhattan, KS) 
  • Hours: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM 


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