What are the KDHE guidelines for testing?

KDHE has broadened the testing criteria for COVID-19 in an effort to better understand the impacts of COVID-19 in Kansas. 

Any Riley County resident who has at least two of the symptoms below, should contact the Riley County Health Department Screening Hotline at 785-323-6400 to receive guidance and further instructions:

  • fever of 100.4 or higher
  • chills
  • stiff joints and/or muscle ache
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • sore throat
  • cough or shortness of breath
  • loss of taste
  • diarrhea (that does not have another cause)

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1. How can I get tested?
2. Where can I get tested?
3. How will I be notified of test results?
4. Do you have to have a fever to get tested?
5. What testing facilities are available in Kansas?
6. How long do test results take?
7. Is Riley County testing for antibodies?
8. What are the KDHE guidelines for testing?
9. What do I do after I get tested?
10. Do I have to quarantine after I get tested?