Reno County continues to be in the Green Zone for the week of March 22. The 14-day positive test rate is 3.5 percent, and the 14-day new case count is 23 cases as of March 14. Mitigation measures need to be continued by social distancing by more than 6 feet, washing/sanitizing hands frequently, wearing a mask and staying home when you are sick. 

If you are sick, you may get tested through your provider or the Free Community Testing site. Log on to for more information and directions on how to sign up.

Vaccination of the second dose for educators, staff and administration of Reno County schools who were vaccinated on February 28 will be Sunday, March 21, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Salthawk Activity Center. Staff and faculty will get a reminder email of date and time.

Reno County is now vaccinating individuals ages 18 and up with any pre-existing conditions and all workers. Please visit the Reno County web page to sign up for a vaccination time or go online and visit the Hutchinson Clinic, Prairie Star Health Center, Dillon’s pharmacies, Walmart or The Medicine Shoppe for availability.