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Local Health Officer Julie Gibbs will share Facebook Live updates at 4:15 p.m. each Wednesday at https://facebook.com/rileycountyhealthdepartment.
Julie Gibbs also provides live updates on KMAN 1350 News Radio at 7:00 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Listen on the radio at 1350 AM, 93.3 FM or online at https://1350kman.com/
RCHD staff will send written updates to the media and share the information with the public Monday-Friday. Written updates are posted at rileycountyks.gov and on the RCHD Facebook page by 2:00 p.m. each day.
Information about Local Health Orders will be released in advance of each effective date.
Making sure you’re well stocked on the essentials is smart with uncertainty about how COVID-19 social distancing recommendations could affect your daily routine and your family’s needs. Regardless of how COVID-19 spreads, however, Riley County will NOT order the closure of grocery stores or pharmacies.
So, buy what you need to provide for your family for up to two weeks for general preparedness. But there’s no need to stock up for any more than that. A little consideration for our neighbors is going to go a long way as we get through this together.
No. Health care professionals will NOT be able to use any masks made by the public. Please do not drop off any cloth masks. Thank you for thinking of us, though.
The Riley County Police Department Dispatchers are here to serve you around the clock. They are the critical bridge between the public and medical assistance that could save a life.
Help us ensure they can get help to the people who need it most by only calling 911 for emergencies.
The Riley County Police Department has created a page of frequently asked questions on their Facebook page and it can be accessed here: https://www.facebook.com/notes/rileycountypd/information-updated-on-03272020-at-1200-pm/3041060685914588/ .
We will share information when we have it, as long as we are able to still protect patient privacy. With evidence of community spread, the travel information is not as pertinent as it was before. Some of our cases do not have travel in their history. As Julie mentioned in her FB Live, it is safe to assume EVERYONE has it and that is why staying at home or practicing social distancing is so important.
Yes. The Riley County Health Department has an information dashboard at https://gis.rileycountyks.gov/covid19