Coronavirus Information

COVID-19 is the infectious disease caused by the novel coronavirus. This new virus and disease were unknown to the population before the outbreak began in Wuhan, China in December 2019.

Kansas is currently in Phase 5 for vaccine distribution, meaning anyone age 12+ is eligible for a vaccine. Vaccine availability is dependent on federal vaccine supply. 

The Seward County Health Department is offering Moderna and Pfizer vaccines for 12 years old and up.

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Release Letters will be issued by contacting the Seward County Health Department at (620) 626-3369.

If you are a medical facility needing to report a COVID-19 case, please fax paperwork that includes results and demographic information to (620) 626-3312.

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Symptoms


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In case of emergency or if your symptoms are life threatening, call 911 and inform them of your symptoms. If you suspect you have COVID-19 or have been exposed to a positive individual, do not arrive to the emergency room unannounced.

If you experiencing these symptoms, please contact your primary health provider or call Seward County Health Department at (620) 626-3369. The Seward County Health Department cannot give medical advice.
 

What to do if you are sick



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  1. Stay Home
  2. Separate yourself from other people and animals in your home
  3. Get Tested
  4. Isolate* in your home until you are called with your results
Manage your COVID-19 symptoms at home - Manejar sus sintomas de COVID-19 en casa

*If you or someone you know cannot properly isolate or quarantine because of living condition, arrangements can be made to stay at the State-sponsored hotel.

This allows for proper recovery and distancing and includes meals. For more information about this service please call (620) 629-5410.

Ways to help slow the spread



  • Stay home if you are sick.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Stay at least 6 feet (about 2 arm lengths) from others who don't live with you, particularly in crowded areas.
  • Wear a mask to protect yourself and others.