Below is the latest information for COVID-19.

Resolution No. 2020-05 Exempting from the requirements of Executive Order No. 20-52

Phase 4 Order Issued by Osage County July 2, 2020

Osage County Re-Opening Order May 27, 2020

Chart for Reopening Osage County May 28, 2020

Osage County Press Release May 27, 2020

 Osage County Order to Rescind  Phase 1.5 May 21, 2020

Press Release for recinding the order implementing Phase 1.5 May 21, 2020

Executive Order 20-34 Implementing Phase 2 Signed May 19, 2020


Frequently asked questions on Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen Kansas Updated May 19, 2020 


Governor's Updates to the Ad-Astra Reopening Plan, Phase 2, what is allowed and not allowed. An easy to follow chart. 


Safe Memorial Day Guidance: Issued May, 19, 2020


Governor Kelly adds new phase to “Ad Astra” plan


May 18, 2020 Osage County COVID-19 Blueprint for Re-Opening 


Frequently Asked Question on Ad Astra: Plan to Re-Open Kansas Updated May 14, 2020


Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome Potentially Associated with COVID-19


Osage County, Kansas COVID-19 Blueprint for Re-Opening adopted May 1, 2020


Community Development Block Grant Funds

Kansas Department of Revenue announces plan to reopen driver's license offices.





Update: May 11, 2020

Osage County COVID-19 update:

Osage County has one new positive case identified. Health Department staff are currently in contact with the patient, who is a 17 year old female and is in quarantine, as are close family contacts. We are working on contact investigation. If you have been in close contact with the patient, you will be contacted by the Health Department.

Osage County also had 41 new negative tests and 2 new quarantined individuals over the weekend.

Thank you to everyone for helping keep our numbers low!


 Executive Order 20-29 State of Kansas




Chart for Osage County Reopening Plan



Here is a link to the latest Executive Order that extends the stay at home order.



KDHE Coronavirus updates page:

DHE Coronavirus map/stats page:!/vizhome/COVID-19Data_15851817634470/KSCOVID-19CaseData 

Kansas Department of Labor Families First Response Act Q & A: 

Osage County COVID-19 Facebook page: 

Osage County COVID-19 After Hours Hotline: (785) 219-1680

Kansas Department of Agriculture Food Establishment Guidance: 

KDA Guidance for Stores with Self-Serve Items: 

Here is a clarification put out by KDEM (Kansas Department of Emergency Management) that clarifies some things about what the stay-at-home rule means and how it is applied.


Press release from KDOL regarding unemployment insurance benefits expansion.


Q: Are car parades, cruises, and joyriding prohibited?

A: No, they are NOT prohibited by any stay at home order issued by the Osage County Health Department. In addition, according to guidance issued by the Adjutant            General, the Governor's stay at home order does not prohibit “joyriding, cruising or parades” so long as the "occupants of the vehicle reside in the same residence and        vehicles do not stop and congregate.”


04-22-2020    Osage County has a new positive case of COVID-19. The individual is a 62-year-old male, and is doing well. He has been in quarantine since his symptoms began. Information gathered so far indicates this case is connected to an outbreak outside our county. The Health Department is currently investigating this new case, and is working in conjunction with the other county Health Department as well. If you have been a contact of the individual, the Health Department will contact you directly.

Please continue to wash your hands frequently, practice safe social distancing, stay at home except for essential outings, and practice good hygiene. Thank you, Osage County, for helping keep our COVID-19 numbers low!


Kansas Mobile Testing Information