Monday, March 15, 2021

3/12/21 - KDHE Amends Travel Quarantine List


For Emergency Managers and Local Public:


March 12, 2021



KDHE Amends Travel Quarantine List

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has amended its travel quarantine list to include two states – New York and New Jersey. Two countries have also been added - State of Palestine and Estonia while one has been removed, Seychelles. Several countries remain on the list including Mayotte, Czechia, San Marino, Montenegro and Seychelles.

A comprehensive list of those individuals needing to quarantine includes visitors and Kansans who have:

  * Traveled on or after March 12 to New Jersey or New York.

  * Traveled on or after March 12 to State of Palestine or Estonia.

  * Traveled on or after Feb. 26 to the countries of Mayotte, Czechia, San Marino or Montenegro.

  * Attendance at any out-of-state mass gatherings of 500 or more where individuals do not socially distance (6 feet) _and_ wear a mask.

  * Been on a cruise ship or river cruise on or after March 15, 2020.

The travel quarantine period is seven days with a negative test result or 10 days without testing, with release from quarantine on Day 8 and Day 11, respectively. Further information on quarantine periods can be found on KDHE’s website:

For those traveling internationally, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is requiring testing within three days of flights into the U.S. *For further information on this and other requirements, visit their web page:


For more information on COVID-19, please visit the KDHE website at:

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