KDHE announced the continuation of the free COVID-19 testing program for summer camps for the 2022 season

Lawrence, KANSAS – According to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, COVID-19 testing is a key strategy that summer camps can utilize to identify early cases and prevent transmission in the camp setting.

State officials have announced that summer camps can choose to use point-of-care (POC), Over-the-counter (OTC), or both test options to fit the camps’ needs and resources best and make sure their campers and staff remain safe this summer.

Officials also said that camps may choose to implement any of the following testing strategies.

A specialist at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment will help camps plan the best strategies to fit their needs and to provide training on use of the tests, as needed.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.