Health Care Providers

This information is for healthcare providers in Riley County regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The Kansas Department of Health & Environment has a dedicated COVID-19 webpage, with resources (some of which are linked above) related to novel coronavirus, and links to press releases, including daily updates on tests performed. RCHD will not be publishing numbers of tests performed in Riley County. 

If you have a medical background, and are able to volunteer to staff a phone screening line, please sign up here

COVID-19 Patient Screening & Evaluation Guidelines (pdf) 

COVID-19 Laboratory Guidelines 

COVID-19 Testing Approval Form (fillable pdf) 

Strategies for alternate infection prevention and control guidance (pdf)

COVID-19 Risk Assessment (pdf) contains tables to determine risk level of both symptomatic and asymptomatic persons, and a separate table for asymptomatic healthcare providers who may have been exposed to COVID-19.

A list of approved disinfectants has been produced and published by the EPA. It can be viewed on the EPA Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2 webpage.