Reopening Phaseout

Effective Aug. 1, 2021.

Prerequisites for advancing to phaseout

  1. Vaccine available or therapeutic options that can be used for preventive or treatment indications and that have a measurable impact on disease activity and can help rescue very sick patients.
  2. State of Kansas continues to lift "safer at home" orders.
  3. Local indicators of infection spread show stable or decreasing community transmission.
  4. Clusters of cases are promptly identified and contained and do not spread to the community.
  5. Health care and public health systems can cope with the volume of current and potential cases.

Criteria in Phaseout

  • Activities return to normal.
  • No ban on any activities is in place, but some restrictions may be imposed on a case-by-case basis.
  • Very large gatherings allowed on a case-by case basis, depending on specific public health risk and containment activities.