TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNW) The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has added three states to the quarantine list — Alabama, Arizona and Arkansas.
This quarantine order is effective for persons returning Wednesday, June 17, and moving forward. The state will review/update this list on July 1.
A comprehensive list of those individuals in Kansas needing to quarantine for 14 days includes those who have traveled to:
- Maryland on or after May 12.
- Alabama, Arizona and Arkansas on or after June 17.
- Been on a cruise ship or river cruise on or after March 15.
- International travel on or after March 15.
Others needing to continue quarantining:
- Received notification from public health officials (state or local) that you are a close contact of a laboratory-confirmed case of COVID-19.
KDHE stated these quarantine orders do not apply to critical infrastructure sectors needed to continue operations during this pandemic.
The cases in Arkansas continue rise. At least 13,600+ cases have been confirmed in the Natural State.