Get Tested


Call your doctor

If you have recently traveled to an area experiencing widespread disease transmission, or have been in close contact with someone who has and is sick with COVID-19, please contact your healthcare provider.

Call the Riley County Screening Line

If you are having symptoms such as fever, cough, and shortness of breath, please call our screening call center at 785-323-6400.

Free Testing

See how to do a saliva-based COVID test:

WellHealth Free COVID-19 Testing Events

Saliva-based testing will be offered at 419 Holiday Drive in Manhattan daily through May 28th 2021 except Sundays, holidays, and inclement weather days. Everyone is welcome and appointments are recommended. Make an appointment at:

WellHealth Saliva-Based Test: 

  • 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM daily (not open Sundays and holidays or in severe weather)

RADxUP Free COVID-19 Testing Events

In partnership with RADXUP there are free mobile testing events scheduled. 

  • Saliva-based testing
  • Please wear a mask to the event
  • No food or drink 30 min before

Learn more about RadxUp

The RADxUP project (Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics - Underserved Populations) is an initiative in Riley County through the NIH (National Institutes of Health). RADxUP aims to enable and enhance COVID-19 testing of populations disproportionately affected by the disease, including African Americans, American Indians/Alaskan Natives, Latinos/Latinas, Native Hawaiians, older adults, pregnant women and those who are homeless or incarcerated.

  • If you have a fever, cough or other symptoms, you might have COVID-19. Most people have mild illness and are able to recover at home. If you think you may have been exposed to COVID-19, contact your healthcare provider.
    • Keep track of your symptoms.
    • If you have an emergency warning sign(including trouble breathing), get emergency medical care immediately. CALL 911 IF YOU ARE HAVING A HEALTH EMERGENCY.
  • Stay home except to get medical care
  • Separate yourself from other people
  • Monitor your symptoms
  • Call ahead before visiting your doctor

If you test positive, you are REQUIRED to isolate:

Anyone who violates the order to isolate, and leaves their home except to seek medical care, is in violation of the law and committing a Class C misdemeanor. The Local Health Officer has the power to issue an order and/or a citation