Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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As of  October 20, 2020, Geary County Health Dept. report (369)
 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Geary County. 

 A complete available breakdown is available on Geary County Health Department page.  click here

                                                                                                                                                                                                             If you have symptoms, call GCH Screening Hotline at 785-210-4214 or 210-4825

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NOTE:The online case counts produced by KDHE are cases that reside in Geary County. The Geary County Health Department is reporting on the number of cases that reside in Geary County where they are the responsible public health authority for investigating those cases. Some cases may reside in Geary County, but are outside of Geary County Health Department's investigational authority.  



Geary County Resolution 10-13-2020 effective October 18, 2020

Geary County Resolution 10-13-2020 implementing health order signed copy 2020-10-13-165356



Updated Symptom chart for adults and children from KDHE

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Current Geary County Resolution 9-1-2020 extended for 30 days as of September 18, 2020

Resolution 9-21-2020 Extending Health Order 20200902 2020-09-21-160832 (refer to documents  below) Expires October 18, 2020


Geary County Health Department Press release September 8, 2020

Health Department Press Release 09/08/20




Geary County Resolution 9-1-2020 effective 12:02 am on September 4, 2020.

CLICK THIS LINK TO READ RESOLUTION 9-1-2020 to read the full document


Geary County Public Health Order #20200902 effective 12:01 am on September 2, 2020.

CLICK THIS LINK TO READ ORDER 202000902 to read the full document


Geary County Public Health Order #20200819 effective 12:01 am on August 19, 2020.

CLICK THIS LINK TO READ ORDER 202000819 for further information

There have been some pretty significant updates to the Health Department's Orders regarding COVID-19 that we would like you all to be aware of.  Please read thoroughly.



Press Release 08-14-2020

08142020 Press Release

Geary County Public Health Order #20200805 effective 12:01 am on August 5, 2020.

Each person over two (2) years old, when in Geary County, must wear a face covering over their nose and mouth when attending any special indoor events or mass gatherings over 50 people.

Mass gatherings of more than 50 individuals that can not properly social distance are prohibited. 

All restaurants and bars shall screen each employee before each shift. This shall include asking about symptoms, travel, contact, and checking temperatures.

Special events of more than 100 must submit paperwork to the Health Department 7 days prior to the event along with a Mitigation Plan to ensure social distancing.

This Order will be in effect for 14 days.

CLICK THIS LINK TO READ ORDER 20200805 for further information

Geary County Public Health Order #20200702 effective 12:01 am on July 3, 2020.

Businesses and other locations shall exercise social distancing.

Mass gatherings of more than 50 individuals that can not properly social distance are prohibited. 

Special events of more than 100 must submit paperwork to the Health Department 7 days prior to the event along with a Mitigation Plan to ensure social distancing.

This Order will be in effect for 14 days.

CLICK THIS LINK TO READ ORDER 20200702 for further information

Geary County Public Health Order #20200623 effective 12:01 am on June 24, 2020.

Businesses and other locations shall exercise social distancing.

Mass gatherings of more than 50 individuals that can not properly social distance are prohibited. 

Special events of more than 100 must submit paperwork to the Health Department 7 days prior to the event along with a Mitigation Plan to ensure social distancing.

This Order will be in effect for 14 days.

CLICK THIS LINK TO READ ORDER 20200623 for further information

COVID updateDrive thru testing is available.  


If you are experiencing symptoms, please call your primary healthcare provider for further information.

If you do not have a primary healthcare provider, call Konza Prairie Community Health Center at 785-238-4711 to receive more information.

Please visit the Kansas COVID-19 Response and Recovery for community, family, mental, financial and economic health.  ks click here

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Take simple steps to prevent the spread of diseases like COVID-19 by:

  • Washing your hands
  • Avoiding close contact with people who are sick
  • Covering your coughs and sneezes
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
  • Stay home when sick

FOR AGENCY SPECIFIC INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT:

Geary County Health Department

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