Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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August 3, 2020 - Case Update

Finney County Coronavirus CasesAs Of: 8/3/2020, 4:50 PM
*Total Positive Cases1,740
**Actively Monitoring129
Positivity Rate July 27-3116% (decrease by 11% from previous week - subject to change: 36 tests still pending)
Total Negative Cases3,216
Total Pending Cases102
Current Hospitalizations 5
Total Deaths10


Male Positives974
Female Positives766


Age Group# of Ill Persons
0-9 years59
10-19 years99
20-34 years612
35-44 years282
45-54 years343
55-64 years225
65-74 years92
75-84 years21
85+7

*Positive cases represent those reported to the Finney County Health Department and confirmed by presumptive-positive test results from KDHE and private labs.  These numbers are not representative of the total number of individuals with COVID-19 in Finney County, KS. All data is provisional and subject to change.

**"Actively Monitoring" captures the number of confirmed positive cases that have not been released from quarantine.


Due to the number of positives cases of COVID-19 in Finney County and the anticipation of more positives as the situation continues, we will not be issuing a press release for each positive result. This page will be updated regularly as Finney County Health Department identifies new positive cases.

State-wide case statistics can be found on the covid.ks.gov.

State-wide data may not reflect up-to-date totals for Finney County. Data is entered manually and there is a lag time in data-entry. 

Executive Order 20-52 Regarding Masks

Commission Meeting 7-6-20

The Finney County Commission will meet on Monday, July 6 to discuss this Executive Order during their regular session meeting, beginning at 8:30 A.M. For more information about how to attend/view the meeting, or submit comments, click here

To read the full text of Executive Order 20-52, click here.

Finney County Economic Development Corporation Analyzes COVID Data and Economic Impacts in Finney County

The FCEDC strategic analysts compiled data from Finney County and other counties across the State and analyzed the economic impact of the pandemic. 

Eco Devo Corp - Presentation

Eco Devo Corp - Summary of Data Analysis

Eco Devo Corp - Estimated Active Case Count Chart

Re-Open Plans for Finney County

Follow this link to view the current local directives for re-opening businesses in Finney County.

Resources

Visit KDHE for current recommendations, resources, and safety and cleaning protocols for schools, churches, daycares, businesses, health officials, and more. 

What to do if you think you’ve been exposed to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Call Finney County’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Hotline, at (620) 272-3600  if you have recently traveled to a known infected area, have had exposure to someone who has COVID-19, or are experiencing mild to severe respiratory illness, including fever, cough, and shortness of breath. 

Do not show up to your healthcare facility without receiving prior instructions. 

How is the virus spread?

  • Primary method of spread: person-to-person through close contact (6 feet).
  • Respiratory droplets produced by an infected person when they cough or sneeze.
  • Secondary method of spread: through a contaminated object.

If you are sick:

  • Call the HOTLINE before visiting your doctor.
  • Stay home except to get medical care, including avoiding public areas. Wear a face mask when you are around other people and before you enter the clinic.
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes, and clean all highly used surfaces daily.
  • Wash your hands often for at least 20 seconds; use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol if washing is not an option; avoid touching your face.
  • Monitor your symptoms and seek prompt medical attention if symptoms are worsening.
  • Call 620.272.3600 before going to your provider.

Practice Preventative Actions:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes, and clean all highly used surfaces daily.
  • Wash your hands often for at least 20 seconds; use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol if washing is not an option; avoid touching your face.


For more information on the status of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Kansas and Finney County, or suspect you may have been exposed to Coronavirus, contact the Finney County Coronavirus (COVID-19) Hotline, available 24/7, at 620.272.3600.