The table on our Isolation & Quarantine page gives an overview of the difference between social distancing, quarantine, and isolation.
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Our Travel-Related Quarantine page provides details on when travel-related quarantine is required and how long to quarantine yourself.
Visit our Countries / States Included in Quarantine page to learn how the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) determines what countries or states are included in the list of areas that require travel-related quarantine.
Our Travel-Related Quarantine List page contains information as to how often the list is maintained and how often it is updated.
To learn what to do if you are quarantine for travel-related exposure, visit our Quarantine for Travel-Related Exposure page.
A travel-related quarantine is 14 days, starting the day after you arrive in or return to Kansas. Learn more.
See what steps to take if you develop symptoms consistent with COVID-19 on our If You Develop Symptoms in Quarantine page.
A negative test result does not allow a patient to end quarantine early. You would still need to complete the remaining days of your quarantine.
For information about when a quarantine would be recommended visit our Recommendations for Exposure to a Case page.
Learn what steps to take if you are in quarantine for exposure to a case on our What to Do if in Quarantine for Exposure page.
An exposure to a case-related quarantine is for 14 days, starting with the day after your last contact with the case. If you do not develop symptoms of COVID-19 during your quarantine period, then you are released from quarantine at the end of the 14 days.
Find information on what to do if you develop symptoms while in quarantine on our Developing Symptoms While in Quarantine page.
If your symptoms are not severe enough to be hospitalized, it may be appropriate for you to isolate at home. Learn more.
Find information on what to do if you are in isolation due to being a lab-confirmed case on our Isolation for Lab-Confirmed Cases page.
Lab-confirmed cases, including healthcare, public health, and law enforcement workers must be isolated in the same manner as any other lab-confirmed case. See Isolation for Lab-Confirmed Cases for determining if home isolation is recommended and find tips to assist.
If you have questions, contact your local county health department, or KDHE at 877-427-7317.
Each county’s Local Health Officer, as well as State Health Officer Dr. Lee Norman, has the authority to issue isolation and quarantine orders. Learn more.