Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Please note: The health department will be open for COVID-19 testing on Monday, January 17 but will be closed for other services. Call us at (785) 323-6400 to schedule an appointment for testing.

  1. Get Tested

photo of young boy getting a covid testGet Tested

We’re sorry but the Health Department is experiencing a very high call volume for COVID testing right now. If you can’t get through, please try one of the other testing options below.

  • Call your doctor
  • Visit the KDHE free drive-through testing site at Manhattan Town Center, north parking lot (open 8:00 am to 5:00 pm)
  • See a map of testing locations in Kansas at
  • Call the Riley County Health Department Screening Line at (785) 323-6400
  1. Get Vaccinated

photo of person getting a covid vaccine

Get a COVID-19 Vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccine is now available for everyone aged five and older. Booster doses are available for people over 18 for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, and over 16 for Pfizer.


  • Call the Riley County Health Department to make an appointment for first, second, or booster doses (785) 565-6560.
  • Contact your medical care provider or pharmacy 

Vaccine Clinics: no clinics are currently scheduled

Riley County COVID-19 Statistics

There have been 10,372 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Riley County

ACTIVE cases - 1,017

NEW cases - 1,202

Deaths: 68

Positive Patients Hospitalized at Ascension Via Christi: 18

Updated as of 11:30 a.m. January 12, 2022

  1. Riley County Health Department Adopts New KDHE Guidelines for COVID Quarantine and Isolation

    The Riley County Health Department has adopted the new guidelines for COVID-19 quarantine and isolation as outlined by KDHE effective immediately. Read on...
  2. 1/12/2022 COVID Update: 2 Deaths and 1,202 New COVID Cases in Riley County

    Riley County has identified 1,202 new COVID cases and 389 additional recoveries since the last report. There are currently 1,017 active cases in Riley County and the percent of positive test results rose to 20.19% for the last two-week period. Read on...
  3. 1/10/2022 Riley County Contact Tracing Update

    The Riley County Health Department is no longer able to provide contact tracing for every person in the community who tests positive for COVID-19. The increase in positive cases is beyond what local and state staff can process. Read on...
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