Why isn’t this other state on your list of quarantine locations?

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is constantly evaluating whether or not other locations need to be added to the list of travel-based quarantines. A variety of factors are used to determine this list, but is based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance of community transmission. A formula is used to evaluate new cases over a two-week period, then it is adjusted for population size to provide a case rate per 100,000 population. This provides a number that can then be compared to the rate in Kansas. States with significantly higher rates -- approximately 3x higher -- are added to the list.

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1. Do I need to quarantine?
2. How do I home quarantine?
3. I traveled in an airport in one of the states that has a travel quarantine, but didn’t leave the airport. Do I need to quarantine?
4. I’m supposed to travel somewhere soon. Should I cancel my trip?
5. A family member traveled to one of the quarantine-required areas, but we live together. Do I need to quarantine too?
6. Why isn’t this other state on your list of quarantine locations?