Confirmed cases in Kansas
(as of April 6)
845
Confirmed cases in Harvey County
(as of April 6)
3
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Harvey County has implemented several operational changes in its organization in its effort to reduce the potential spread of novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, in Harvey County.

Beginning March 25, county facilities are closed to the public until further notice. Essential functions remain available by phone, email and online. The first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Harvey County was announced March 26.


Operations

Commission

Due to Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly's executive order to limit gatherings to 10 people, the public temporarily can't attend meetings in person. However, the public can and is encouraged to still participate. Meetings will be held over Zoom, where users will be able to call in or view the meeting. The meeting ID is 408 180 699. The phone number is +1 301 715 8592. The meeting can be joined online at https://zoom.us/j/408180699. Commission meetings are held Tuesdays at 9 a.m.  

Communications

Dispatchers are asking additional precautionary questions for callers that report symptoms related to COVID-19, including cough, shortness of breath and a fever of 100.4 F or higher.

Court Services

Harvey and McPherson counties are closed except for emergency operations, in accordance with Kansas Supreme Court Administrative Order 2020-PR-016. Court services officers will limit face-to-face contact with probation and bond offenders.

Department on Aging

Interurban transportation recreational and airport trips have been suspended. Interurban will be available for transportation to medical, work and grocery store visits.

District Court

Harvey and McPherson counties are closed except for emergency operations, in accordance with Kansas Supreme Court Administrative Order 2020-PR-016.

Health

Appointment only. Offices are closed daily from noon to 1 p.m.

Kansas State Research and Extension - Harvey County

In-person meetings, events and sponsored programs through May 16 have been canceled or postponed. Staff are following work-from-home guidance, with limited staffing available by phone in the office. The office is closed daily from noon to 1 p.m.

Parks

Parks are open from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Camping is not available. Playgrounds and restrooms are closed. Visitors must practice social distancing. All scheduled events in Harvey County Camp Hawk, East Park and West Park have been canceled through April. Enclosed shelter reservations have also been canceled through April - those that have previously booked an event have been contacted and arrangements made to fully refund their deposits. Open shelter reservations will be honored with the adherence to the requirement of gatherings of less than 10 people. Additionally, while future shelter reservations will be accepted, they are done with the acknowledgement that mass gathering guidance may alter availability.

Register of Deeds

Researchers will be allowed by appointment only.

Sheriff's Office

In-person visitation and support services at the Harvey County Detention Center have been suspended. Inmates still have access to phone calls. Video conferencing is also available through Securus Technologies.

Fingerprinting services for the public have been suspended.



Services Available Online

Additionally, Harvey County has several services that can be conducted online.

Clerk's Office
Candidate Filing (deadline June 1 at noon): Forms can be found online:  https://www.hvcoksvote.com/candidate-information

Hunting and Fishing Licenses: Forms can be found online:  https://ksoutdoors.com/

Boat Licenses: Forms can be found online:  https://ksoutdoors.com/Boating/Registering-Your-Boat

Homestead Act Tax Claims: Forms can be found online: https://www.kansas.gov/ssrv-homestead/welcome.html

Voter Registration: New registration and checking existing registration can be done online: https://www.ksvotes.org/

District Court
Electronic filings can still be made through the E-FLEX system. Fax filings are also encouraged.

Kansas State Research and Extension - Harvey County
Although extension agents will have limited scheduled availability in the office, all are still available through various communication tools. Contact information for extension agents can be found here: https://www.harvey.k-state.edu/about/staff/

Planning, Zoning and Environmental
Permits: Fees can be paid over-the-phone or by check. Applications can be found online: https://www.harveycounty.com/departments/planning-a-zoning/permit-fees-and-applications.html

Register of Deeds
Deed or Ownership of Residence: Information can be found online:  https://www.harveycounty.com/departments/appraiser.html 

Treasurer's Office
Driver's License Renewals: Qualifying renewals can be done here:  https://ikan.ks.gov/

Tag Renewals: Payments can be done by mail with copies of insurance cards included. Payments can also be left in the drop box on the south side of the Harvey County Courthouse. Qualifying renewals can be done here: https://ikan.ks.gov/

Real Estate Taxes: Payments can be done by mail. Payments can also be left in the drop box on the south side of the Harvey County Courthouse. Payments can also be made by phone. Additionally, payments can be done online: https://www.kansas.gov/propertytax/.