Coronavirus Resources for Kansas

As developments surrounding COVID-19 rapidly evolve, it is more critical than ever to rely on trusted resources for the latest, accurate information.

We recognize Kansas physicians are on the front lines of this pandemic and we intend to be available to support you however we can. KHC is monitoring state and federal guidance and other information and will post high-level summaries here.

Please continue to refer to kdheks.gov and cdc.gov as the definitive sources for the latest updates.


 


kdhe
KDHE Information Line:
1-866-534-3463 (M-F 8 a.m.–5 p.m.)

KDHE Epidemiology Hotline: 1-877-427-7317

Kansas local health departments: Access directory

CDC: Information for U.S. health care personnel

KDHE: Information for Kansas health care personnel

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  → COVID-19 updates from the Kansas Medical Society

  → COVID-19 updates from the Kansas Hospital Association

 

CDC recommends that physicians and other health care workers should consider the coronavirus if a patient is showing symptoms including fever, dry cough, and difficulty breathing. Suspected cases should be reported to your local health department (access directory) and to the KDHE Epidemiology Hotline at 1-877-427-7317.

CDC advises that continued COVID-19 spread in the U.S. is to be expected and recommends checking its COVID-19 updates website frequently.

Periodic updates from the Kansas Hospital Association

Periodic updates from the Kansas Medical Society


KDHE Resources

Individual/Families

Health care Facilities/Public Health Workers


CDC Resources


Specimen Collection and Testing

COVID-19 is a notifiable condition that should be reported to your local health department immediately if either suspected or confirmed.


Clinical Care


Infection Control and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Shortages of PPE are global and to be expected. CDC recommends use of PPE for patients with confirmed or possible COVID-19 and for health care personnel in necessary situations but not for the general public.


Home Care


Specialty Physicians

Obstetrics

Pediatrics

Long-Term Care

EMS


Comprehensive resources

Kansas: www.kdheks.gov/coronavirus

United States: www.cdc.gov/coronavirus

International: www.who.int/coronavirus

 

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