Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

There have been 7,809 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Riley County

ACTIVE cases - 168

NEW cases - 116

Deaths: 58

Updated as of 11:00 a.m. September 23, 2021

Riley County COVID Statistics

RCHD Free COVID-19 Testing

RCHD Free COVID-19 Testing 

Testing is offered Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Manhattan Town Center parking lot on the north side from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. 

Rapid and saliva-based testing is available for free. 

For test results at our Manhattan Town Center location please contact: Email [email protected] / 785-322-9195

Testing is also available on Saturdays at Riley County Health Department from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM. 


Please call the appropriate phone number below for COVID questions: 

General testing / vaccine: 785-565-6560 (asymptomatic, pre-flight, vaccine scheduling)

COVID Screening Line: 785-323-6400 (symptomatic; to schedule rapid test at RCHD)

COVID-19 Testing 101


Call the Riley County Health Department at 785-565-6560 M-F between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. 

Vaccines are administered Thursday 9 am -12 pm and 1 pm -4 pm 

Riley County Health Department, 2030 Tecumseh Rd  Manhattan, KS 66502. YOU MUST HAVE AN APPOINTMENT!


Riley County Vaccine Administration Form 

Formulario de administración de vacunas del condado de Riley


Eligible Populations

  • People aged 65 years and older, regardless of a medical condition, should receive a Pfizer booster shot  
  • Residents in long-term care settings should receive a Pfizer booster shot   
  • People aged 50–64 years with underlying medical conditions should receive a Pfizer booster shot  
  • People aged 18–49 years with underlying medical conditions may receive a Pfizer booster shot  
  • People aged 18-64 years who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting may receive a Pfizer booster shot, based on their individual benefits and risks. (Occupational or institutional settings are not specifically defined in the CDC recommendation, however, it is intended to include health workers, teachers, grocery store, workers, congregant settings, etc.)

The vaccine booster dose only applies to individuals who completed the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine series at least 6 months ago. 

The authorization does not allow for providing a booster dose to anyone who has previously been vaccinated with the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. 


(All COVID vaccines are free)

COVID-19 Booster Shots

To schedule an appointment visit: