Osage County Health Department is scheduling appointments for individuals who would like to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Please call (785) 828-3117 during business hours (Mon - Thurs 8 am to 6:30 pm Fridays 8 am to 1 pm) to be scheduled. Other locations offering vaccines are Auburn Pharmacies in Osage City and Carbondale as well as many of the pharmacies in the surrounding areas. 

Osage County Health Department carries Moderna vaccines and will no longer carry Johnson & Johnson vaccines due the end of production. Osage County Health Department does not offer the Pfizer vaccine at this time. 

Booster vaccines are available, please call us to schedule an appointment or with questions regarding vaccination. 

We offer free COVID testing Monday thru Friday. These are rapid PCR tests that provide an accurate result within 10-15 minutes. Please call for an appointment. 

At home COVID tests are offered free when available. Other at home tests can be purchased over the counter at your local pharmacies pending availability. 

Below is the latest information for COVID-19. For more information, visit coronavirus.kdheks.gov/

Quarantine VS. Isolate:

Quarantine- when you've been in close contact with an 'infected' individual.

Isolate- when you are sick. 

Close contacts and household contacts are no longer required to quarantine. Only COVID positive patients must isolate at home according to guidance. 



KDHE Guidance for School-Based Testing

Moderna COVID-19 Facts Sheet

COVID-19 - Telephone Numbers for Assistance

Executive Order No. 20-68 Establishing a face covering protocol. 

Resolution 20-07 Opting Out of Executive Order 20-68

Osage County Face Covering Protocol adopted on 11/23/2020

CDC Quarantine and Isolation Guidance for General Public

CDC's Interim Guidance for Managing Health care Personnel with SARS-CoV-2 Infection or Exposure to SARS-CoV-2

KDHE Isolation and Quarantine Guidance FAQ

KDHE Guidance for Isolation & Quarantine