How does KDHE determine which countries or states within the US are part of the list of areas for travel-related quarantine?

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.

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1. What are the differences between social distancing, quarantine, and isolation?
2. I have traveled recently. How do I know if a travel-related quarantine is required?
3. How does KDHE determine which countries or states within the US are part of the list of areas for travel-related quarantine?
4. Where is the list maintained and how often is it updated?
5. What should I do if I am in quarantine for travel-related exposures?
6. How long is a travel-related quarantine?
7. What happens if I develop symptoms consistent with COVID-19 while I am in quarantine?
8. If I develop symptoms consistent with COVID-19 while I am in quarantine, and my test comes back negative, do I still need to finish out my 14-day quarantine?
9. For what situations are there quarantine recommendations for exposure to a case?
10. What should I do if I am in quarantine for exposure to a case?
11. How long is an exposure to a case-related quarantine?
12. What happens if I develop symptoms consistent with COVID-19 while I am in quarantine?
13. How do doctors and healthcare professionals determine if I need to be in home-isolation?
14. What should I do if I am in isolation because I am a lab-confirmed case?
15. What should I do if I am a lab-confirmed case and I am a healthcare/public health/law enforcement worker?
16. When can I get out of isolation if I am a lab confirmed case?
17. Who has the authority to issue and enforce isolation and quarantine orders?