COVID-19 Information

How Do mRNA Vaccines Work?

Understanding COVID-19 Variants

Quarantine Policy August 2022

KDHE has updated its quarantine and contract tracing policies.

Simple Health Tips

Take simple steps to avoid diseases like COVID-19:

  • Wash your hands
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue then throw it in the trash
  • Clean surfaces with disinfectant, especially those surfaces that have been touched by someone who is sick.

More Information

Click through the tabs below for more information about the novel coronavirus and COVID-19.

If you have symptoms of COVID-19 and have recently traveled to one of the affected countries or areas within the United States with the disease or have been in close contact with someone who has been sick with COVID-19, call your healthcare provider.

Kansas Crisis Counseling Program for COVID-19

Programa de Asesoramiento de Crisis por COVID-19 de Kansas

KDHE News Release on Quarantining and Isolation due to COVID-19

Executive Order Prohibiting Gatherings of 50 or more People

  1. General Information
  2. KDHE Information
  3. CDC Updates
  • Up to date Quarantine Guidance from Pottawatomie County
  • 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, Pottawatomie County will NOT order the closure of grocery stores or pharmacies. 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.
  • How Coronavirus spreads
  • At-Home Activities for Youth and Families
  • FAQ regarding COVID-19.
  • Below is basic information about hand washing and the differences between social distancing, quarantine, and isolation.