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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates

Posted on: June 1, 2022

[ARCHIVED] 6/1/2022 COVID-19 Update

blue square with Riley County Health Department logo and text - COVID-19 Update

(RILEY COUNTY, KS – June 1, 2022) The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) recorded 32 new COVID-19 cases for Riley County between May 21-27. The Incidence Rate per 100,000 is 43.1, putting Riley County in the MODERATE incidence category which is 10 - 49 cases per 100,000 people.

Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan is currently caring for one COVID-19 positive patient.

Two additional COVID-related deaths have been verified by the Office of Vital Statistics (OVS), bringing the total number of deaths in Riley County to 87. A 79 year-old vaccinated male tested positive February 16 and passed away on April 26. He did not receive a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine. An 86 year-old vaccinated male tested positive January 26 and passed away February 22. He received one booster vaccine dose.

There have been a total of 13,822 COVID-19 cases in Riley County reported as of June 1, 2022 according to the KDHE Case Summary. This total does not include any at-home test results.

Vaccine Information

COVID-19 vaccines and other immunizations are available at the Riley County Health Department Clinic, located at 2030 Tecumseh Road. Walk-ins are welcome or appointments are available by calling (785) 776-4779 ext.(785) 776-4779 ext. 7675. 

Riley County Health Clinic Hours:

  • Mon-Wed: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Thurs: noon – 6 p.m.
  • Fri: 8:30 - 11 a.m.

Additional Information

KDHE has changed their update schedule to Wednesdays. The next update from Riley County will be published Wednesday, June 8, 2022.

COVID-19 testing options

KDHE Data Dashboard. For Riley County trends, scroll down the page or use the navigation tabs to locate specific data. The KDHE dashboard is updated each Wednesday by 12:30 p.m.

COVID-19 updates from CDC

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