Call your doctor
- 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
Riley County Health Department offers rapid and saliva-based testing.
Saliva-based testing is available every Wednesday from 11 am to 1 pm in the Family Child Resource Center parking lot. (2101 Claflin Rd, Manhattan, KS 66502)
Rapid testing is available for symptomatic individuals. Please call the screening line to make an appointment.
See how to do a saliva-based COVID test: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4FB9r7wJfg
RADxUP Free Mobile COVID-19 Testing
The Riley County Health Department, in partnership with RADxUP, a National Institutes of Health-funded program, and the Manhattan Regional Airport, will be offering COVID-19 testing for those traveling into and out of Manhattan Regional Airport beginning July 21st.
Testing will be offered at the airport from 10 am-3 pm, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
A self-collected saliva PCR test processed by a CLIA-approved laboratory will be available.
Results from the PCR tests are typically received in 48 hours. The Riley County Health Department asks travelers to please take this time frame into account and plan to test in advance of travel, when possible.
Travel destination testing requirements vary, so please look up testing requirements in advance.
Testing will be provided free of charge, and no insurance is needed. An ID will be required. For more information, please call 785-565-6558.
Learn more about RadxUp https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0M8YGIb8IWU&t=18s
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 test positive, you are REQUIRED to isolate:
- Read advice from the CDC HERE
- Stay home until it is safe to be around others.
- If you live with others, stay in a specific “sick room” or area and away from other people or animals, including pets. Use a separate bathroom, if available.
- Read important information about caring for yourself or someone else who is sick, including when it’s safe to end home isolation.