Health Department

  1. Riley County Issues Local Health Order 17

    The Riley County Board of County Commissioners, sitting as the Board of Health, decided in a vote to remove the requirement for bars and restaurants to screen employees for symptoms prior to each shift. Health screening is now voluntary. Read on...
  2. 8-10-20 Update: 126 Active Cases, 352 Recovered

    Riley County has 6 new positive cases since Friday’s report. The totals are now 126 active, 352 recovered, and 5 deaths. Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan is caring for 2 positive patients and zero PUI* patients at this time. Read on...
  3. 8-7-20 Why are there separate requirements for bars and restaurants?

    The more an individual interacts with others, and the longer that interaction, the higher the risk of COVID-19 spread. The risk of COVID-19 spread increases in a restaurant or bar setting. Read on...
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Riley County Health Department Basic Information

The Riley County Health Department is a versatile and efficient organization that has been serving Riley County for well over 50 years! Our workforce of approximately 40 employees includes nurses, social workers, dietitians, support staff, and administration.

We hope you will find helpful assistance whether you access us through this website, by phone, or in person. We are busy preparing, promoting, protecting, and providing services that strengthen the health and quality of life of our communities in Riley County!

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