COVID-19 Public Health News

  1. 9/21/2022 COVID-19 Update

    KDHE identified 61 new cases and the incidence rate was lowered to SUBSTANTIAL. No (0) COVID-19 patients are currently hospitalized at Via Christi and no (0) new deaths have been reported. New, bivalent booster doses of vaccine are now available at RCHD. Read on...
  2. New, Bivalent Vaccine Boosters Now Available

    Visit the health clinic at 2030 Tecumseh Road for free COVID-19 vaccines. Vaccine boosters help to restore protection that has waned since previous vaccination, and in this case, they provide broader protection. Walk-ins are welcome. Read on...
  3. 9/14/2022 COVID-19 Update

    Riley County remains in the HIGH incidence category with 76 new cases for the week of September 3 - 9. Via Christi Hospital is caring for two positive patients. . New, bivalent booster doses of vaccine will be available starting 9/15. Read on...
  4. RCHD will provide free in-person COVID-19 tests

    Tests will be available by appointment only Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Schedule an appointment online at www.rileycountyks.gov/covid. The mobile lab trailer will be parked in the lower parking lot near the FCRC at 2101 Claflin Rd. Read on...
  5. 9/7/2022 COVID-19 Update

    Riley County remains in the HIGH incidence category with 149 new cases for the week of August 27 - September 2. Via Christi Hospital is caring for two positive patients and there has been one additional COVID-related death locally. Read on...
  6. 8/31/2022 COVID-19 Update

    Riley County remains in the HIGH incidence category with 140 new cases for the week of August 20 - 26. Via Christi Hospital is caring for one positive patient and there has been one additional COVID-related death locally. Read on...
  7. 8/24/2022 COVID-19 Update

    Riley County is in the HIGH incidence category with 87 new cases for the week of August 13 - 19. Via Christi Hospital is caring for two positive patients and there has been one additional COVID-related death locally. Read on...
  8. 8/17/2022 COVID-19 Update

    Riley County remains in the SUBSTANTIAL incidence category with 57 new cases for the week of August 6 - 12. Via Christi Hospital is caring for two positive patients and no (0) additional COVID-related deaths have been reported. Read on...
  9. 8/10/2022 COVID-19 Update

    Riley County remains in the HIGH incidence category with 116 new cases for the week of July 30 - August 5. Via Christi Hospital is caring for two positive patients. One additional COVID-related death was reported. Read on...
  10. 8/3/2022 COVID-19 Update

    Riley County remains in the HIGH incidence category with 112 new cases for the week of July 23 - 29. Via Christi Hospital is caring for seven positive patients, with two people in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). No additional deaths have been reported. Read on...
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