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KDHE COVID-19 Official Website

Details: KDHE cannot provide lab test results or medical advice. Please contact your healthcare provider to discuss your needs. Phone: 866-534-3463 (866-KDHEINF) Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

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COVID-19 Cases in Kansas

Details: COVID-19 Case Definition. As of August 1, 2021, in accordance with an updated CDC/CSTE surveillance case definition, a confirmed case is defined as a person who tested positive by molecular detection (e.g., PCR, NAA) or identification of SARS-CoV-2 through genetic sequencing. A probable case is defined as a person with: a) presumptive lab

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KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND …

Details: KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT COVID-19 TESTING GUIDANCE Who should get tested? KDHE recommends the following people should get tested for COVID-19: • Adults or Children who have symptoms of COVID-19. • COVID-19 symptoms can be mild, such as sinus congestion and a runny nose, or more severe, such as a fever,

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COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

Details: 0 KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT OCTOBER 16, 2020 | VERSION 1.2 | REVIEWED NOVEMBER 4, 2020 COVID-19 Vaccination Plan KANSAS NOTICE: The COVID-19 Vaccine Plan is a living document and will change as information becomes

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Isolation and Quarantine

Details: preference of local health officer. See shortened quarantine guidance. Once your quarantine period has ended, if you do not have symptoms, you may return to your normal routine. For most cases, 10 days from the beginning of symptoms OR 72 hours after fever is gone without the use of fever reducing medicine and other symptoms have significantly

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Travel-Related Quarantine Guidelines COVID-19

Details: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) will issue regular mandates on travel-related quarantines for international, domestic, and cruise-related travel. The length of a travel-related quarantine is 7, 10 or

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Table of Contents Isolation and Quarantine …

Details: However, this allowance must be made by the county local health officer and is determined on a case by case basis. While at home: x Monitor your symptoms. Watch for fever, cough or trouble breathing. A symptoms log is included at the end of this document. If symptoms develop during the quarantine period, please notify your local health department.

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Prevention and Control of COVID-19 in …

Details: January 31, 2020, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II declared a public health emergency (PHE) for the United States to aid the nation’s healthcare community in responding to COVID-19. The following information is intended to help your jail or correctional facility prepare for and respond to the

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CDC Announces Shortened COVID-19 Quarantine …

Details: Local Health Departments may choose to opt into this guidance. For information in your county, please contact your local health department. • Close contacts of cases infected with variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that are known to be more infectious are recommended to observe the full 14-day quarantine.

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Travel-Related Quarantine Guidelines COVID-19

Details: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) will issue regular mandates on travel-related quarantines for . international, domestic, and . cruise-related travel. The length of a travel-related quarantine is 7, 10 or

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Public Health Management of Exposed Persons

Details: Public Health (see Shortened: Quarantine guidance on pages 4-5 of this document) • Air travel only allowed via medical transport. • Local travel only allowed by medical transport or private vehicle. Patient should wear face mask. • Active monitoring by public health authorities, for a period of 14 days after the last exposure

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Living in Close Quarters

Details: serious health conditions). Choose one or two family members who are not at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19 to do the needed errands. If you must leave the household, follow these nine tips: 1. Avoid crowds, including social gatherings of any size. 2. Keep at least 6 feet away from other people. 3. Wash your hands often. 4.

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COVID-19 Vaccine KDHE COVID-19

Details: The COVID-19 vaccine initially will be available in very limited doses but will scale up in production rapidly allowing for enough supply to vaccinate all. The COVID-19 vaccine planning efforts will be based on three phases of availability; potentially limited doses available, …

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KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND …

Details: KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT BUREAU OF COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEMS 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 340 Topeka, Kansas 66612 -1365 Statement of Purpose: This agreement is entered into between the Community Testing Partner Program (CTP Program), a program of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, and the

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Updated Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention in K …

Details: The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is adopting recently updated CDC Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention in K-12 Schools and CDC Guidance for Fully Vaccinated People. The guiding principle for this updated guidance is to support safe, in-person instruction for the 2021-2022 school year. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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What to do if You Think You're Sick KDHE COVID-19

Details: For people with medical conditions and older adults. Older adults and people of any age with medical conditions like lung disease, heart disease, or diabetes are at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 and should seek care as soon as symptoms start.

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HHS Provider Relief Fund FAQ

Details: include general and administrative or health care-related operating expenses.” Provider Relief Fund payments not fully expended on healthcare related expenses attributable to COVID-19 will be applied to lost revenues, represented as a negative change in year-over-year actual revenue from patient care related sources.

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Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and …

Details: health guidance and that employees are aware of these policies. o. Talk with companies that provide your business with contract or temporary employees about the importance of sick employees staying home and encourage them to develop non-punitive leave policies. o. Do not require a healthcare provider’s note for employees who are sick

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FAQs for Administrators and Leaders at Community …

Details: • Local health officials can offer guidance for closing the facility or restricting access. An initial short-term closure may be recommended to allow time for the local health officials to gain a better understanding of the COVID-19 situation. q Implement flexible telework and sick-leave policies for staff, if …

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COVID-19: Recommended Preventative Practices …

Details: Check with your state and local health authorities. Public health officials may recommend community actions designed to limit exposure to COVID-19, depending on the risk of an outbreak or the severity of an outbreak. Visit the CDC, HHS, and Partnership Center social media sites for the latest information and

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Contact Us KDHE COVID-19

Details: Contact Us. Kansans have questions about COVID-19, and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment ( KDHE) has answers — except for personal lab test results or medical advice. Your healthcare provider needs to hear those questions. Otherwise, call or email today!

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For what situations are there quarantine …

Details: If you have been told by a public health professional or other authority that you are a close contact of a laboratory confirmed case of COVID-19, you must quarantine yourself for 7, 10 or 14 days after your last contact with the case, depending on whether you have been tested for COVID-19 and the recommendations of your local health officer. KDHE recommends all exposed people should self

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Travel -Related Quarantine Guidelines COVID-19

Details: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) will issue regular mandates on travel-related quarantines for international , domestic , and cruise -related travel. The length of a travel-related quarantine is 7, 10 or 14 days after your last exposure depending on whether you have been tested for

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School-Based Testing KDHE COVID-19

Details: School-Based Testing. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment was awarded a federal cooperative agreement that includes $74 million for school districts to support increased COVID-19 testing in pre-K through 12 grade schools and school-affiliated summer programs and camps. A robust COVID-19 testing and vaccine strategy supports safe, in

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Guidance for Homeless Shelters and Homeless …

Details: prepare, and respond to this emerging public health threat. CDC and others have developed recommendations for homeless service providers about how to protect their staff, clients, and guests. Put your emergency operations and communications plans into action ⇒ Stay informed about the local COVID-19 situation. Get up-to-date information

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Engineering and Administrative Exposure Controls

Details: Consultation with local healthcare coalitions, federal, state, or local public health partners. Even when state/local coalitions or public health authorities can shift resources between health care facilities, these strategies may still be necessary. References: CDC. NIOSH Hierarchy of Controls. January 13, 2015.

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Interim Guidance for Healthcare Facilities: …

Details: Public health guidance will shift as the COVID-19 outbreak evolves. All healthcare facilities should be aware of any updates to local and state public health recommendations. Key Goals for the U.S. healthcare system in response to the COVID-19 outbreak are to: 1. Reduce morbidity and mortality 2. Minimize disease transmission 3.

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Application for Employer-Based SARS-CoV-2 Testing

Details: Health monitoring for 10 full days. • If you have no symptoms during the 10 days, you can be released from the quarantine without a test on Day 11. KDHE recommends all exposed people should self-monitor for fourteen (14) days from exposure and contact healthcare …

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News Flash • KDHE COVID-19 • CivicEngage

Details: Thomas County Health Department Annex Building, 350 S Range Ave, Colby 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM . Wyandotte County October 2. Fall Festival, Vaccine and Testing Event Vaccines Offered: Pfizer Fall Festival Common Ground, 4105 Gibbs Rd, Kansas City 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

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Newsroom KDHE COVID-19

Details: KDHE Urges Kansans Not to Take Ivermectin for COVID-19. With a rise in calls to poison control centers and visits to ERs, Kansans should not take the drug ivermectin unless prescribed by a physician - then take it exactly as prescribed.

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Interim Guidance for Home Visiting Services by the …

Details: health department protocols, and self-isolate at home immediately. • If after delivering a home visit, a home visitor is identified as being positive for COVID-19, they should notify their supervisor and follow current CDC, local and state health department guidance. • Emotional reactions to stressful situations such as this public health

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FAQs • KDHE COVID-19 • CivicEngage

Details: Local health officials and employers can apply additional health and safety requirements, including the use of masks in child care settings. When masks are worn, care should be taken to avoid touching the eyes, nose, and mouth when removing and to wash hands immediately after removing. Masks should be washed frequently.

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Interim Guidance for Child Care Facilities Licensed …

Details: ensure health, safety, and to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (e.g., mask mandates). Local officials also have the authority to issue isolation and quarantine orders. KDHE encourages providers to remain in close communication with their local public health department as situations are changing frequently. Local health officials are able

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Healthcare Facility Cleaning and Disinfection Guide

Details: in health care settings, including areas in which aerosol-generating procedures (AGP) were performed. Follow instructions found on product/equipment labels to ensure proper cleaning and disinfection. High-touch surfaces – are places within the patient/resident-care area that are most frequently touched, such as counters,

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FAQs • KDHE COVID-19 • CivicEngage

Details: Local Health Departments may choose to opt into this guidance. For information in your county, please contact your local health department. How the Shortened Time Period Works (Please check in with your local health department for specific information in your community) 7 Day Quarantine (Includes Testing and No Symptoms)

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Publications KDHE COVID-19

Details: Social Media Toolkit. Download and share this collection of graphics for social media, created by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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20-16-2 Guidance

Details: the same time (as long as they are properly socially distanced and other health directives are followed) – it does not allow them to be in that restaurant for purposes of dining in.1 Example: If there are 5 people working at the restaurant and 6 people in a properly socially distanced line waiting to pick up carryout orders, that is permissible.

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Individual & Family Care KDHE COVID-19

Details: During COVID-19, public health recommendations to reduce the spread of the disease may increase feelings of isolation, stress and anxiety. Find support for yourself and your loved ones. Secretary Lee Norman M.D. Guidance on Wearing Masks - 04-09-20 from KDHE on Vimeo. Play.

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Schools & Summer Camp Testing KDHE COVID-19

Details: KDHE cannot provide lab test results or medical advice. Please contact your healthcare provider to discuss your needs. Phone: 866-534-3463 (866-KDHEINF) Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

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Interim Guidance for Home Visiting Services by the …

Details: health conditions) should not conduct in-person home visits with sick clients. • If a home visitor develops signs and symptoms of illness while on the job, they should stop working immediately, notify their supervisor, follow state and local health department protocols, …

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Guide for …

Details: The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) wants to detect any community spread of COVID-19 as soon as possible. This will allow Public Health to put community level mitigation strategies in place quickly to help stop the spread of disease. If cases go undetected

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2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS ILLNESS COVID-19) …

Details: CDC’s National Health Safety Network (NHSN) system. The required collection of this information will be used to support surveillance of COVID-19 locally and nationally, monitor trends in infection rates, and inform public health policies and actions. Current state regulations in Kansas require that suspected COVID-19 cases be reported to KDHE via

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