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Posted on: January 10, 2024

Riley County prepares for extreme cold

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(Riley County, KS – January 10, 2024) The National Weather Service Forecast calls for extremely cold temperatures in Riley County starting Thursday night, January 11th and continuing through at least Tuesday morning, January 16th. Strong winds are expecte...

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Posted on: August 18, 2023

Safety Tips for Excessive Heat

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The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued an EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING in effect through at least Thursday nigh, August 24. Extreme heat and humidity, with heat index values reaching 120 degrees and above, will increase the risk for heat-related illn...

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Posted on: May 11, 2023

[DRAFT] Federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Declaration Expires Today

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Today, May 11, 2023 marks the end of the federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) declaration. It's been a long road. Most tools to fight COVID, like vaccines, treatments, and testing, will remain available to the public.  Walk-ins...

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Posted on: May 1, 2023

Bivalent COVID-19 Doses at RCHD

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Riley County Health Department has bivalent COVID-19 vaccines available. We are still administering federally-purchased COVID vaccines, so there is zero out-of-pocket costs for COVID vaccinations at the health department. As those emergency reserves dwind...

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Posted on: April 18, 2023

Dr. Jacob Clarke, MD - April Employee of the Month!

Riley County Commissioners and Jacob Clarke

Dr. Jacob Clarke, MD has made a big impact at the public health clinic during the brief time he’s worked at Riley County. He was hired in May 2022, and he received three nominations for Employee of the Month in April 2023. His team uses phrases ...

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