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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates

Reopening Kansas Information 


Governor signs disaster declaration, calls for special session, warns of grave consequences to state without legislative action  5.26.2020 

Special Note: Phase 2 Reopen Kansas Plans provided as state guidance with authority for local reopen plans to be determined by each local Kansas county, effective Tuesday, May 27, 2020. 

Governor Kelly Announces Modified Version of Phase 2 Ad Astra Reopening Kansas Plan Begins on May 22  5.19.2020

Phase 2.jpg    Phase 2 Effective: May 22-June 7

Ad Astra Plan for Reopening Kansas Framework  4.29.2020

Ad Astra 4-Phased Plan for Reopening Kansas 

Guidelines for Businesses by Industry for Reopening Kansas - Ad Astra Plan  4.29.2020 

** For individual Kansas County Reopening Plans, please visit the county's website. Click here to see a list of all Kansas County websites.**

Kansas Restaurant & Hospitality Association COVID-19 Restaurant Commitment for Kansas Counties  4.29.2020

Associated General Contractors of Kansas, Inc. COVID-19 Exposure Prevention, Preparedness and Response for Construction  4.29.2020   

Associated General Contractors of Kansas, Inc. Letter to Kansas Counties  4.29.2020

CDC Reopening America Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools, and Homes  4.30.2020

CDC Reopening America Guidance: Cleaning and Disinfecting Decision Tool  4.30.2020


Kansas Counties: COVID-19 Related Impacts By County Report  5.29.2020 9AM (Please Note: Beginning 5.11.2020, this report will be updated on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.)

FEMA Information

FEMA Region 7 COVID-19 Update Fact Sheet  5.18.2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Addressing PPE Needs in Non-Healthcare Setting Fact Sheet 4.23.2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Purchase and Distribution of Food Eligible for Public Assistance

FEMA Grants Portal Account and Request for Public Assistance (RPA)

KS Div. of Emergency Management Webinar on FEMA Public Assistance Program Grant Program 5.6.2020

U.S. Dept. of Treasury Paycheck Protection Program Loans FAQs  4.7.2020

Governor's Office News Updates

Full list of all Governor's Office COVID-19 related news releases available here.

Open Meeting Updates

National Association of Counties (NACo) Updates

COVID-19 Information (Updated Daily)

KAC Zoom Meeting Information 

KAC Special ZOOM Meeting: Reopen Plans for Kansas Counties Discussion 5.27.2020

A How-To on Protecting Your Zoom Meetings

Emergency Programs to Help Small Businesses & Displaced Employees During COVID-19 - Webinar Recording 4.3.2020

Kansas Statewide Stay At Home Order Discussion
- Webinar Recording 3.31.2020

Families First Coronavirus Response Act - Understanding the new paid leave
 - Webinar Slides 3.27.2020

Families First Coronavirus Response Act - Understanding the new paid leave - Webinar Recording 3.27.2020

Families First Coronavirus Response Act - Webinar Chat Question & Answer - Q&A 3.27.2020 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Resource Links

KAC recommends the following links to help you and your county residents to stay informed and up-to-date on coronavirus (COVID-19). These links are great resources for sharing detailed factual and timely information with your county residents on the latest coronavirus updates across Kansas and the nation. Be sure to work with your local county health department to keep informed and up-to-date as well on local county efforts.

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Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE)  >>  https://govstatus.egov.com/coronavirus

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  >>  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

National Institutes of Health (NIH)  >>  https://www.nih.gov/health-information/coronavirus