If you have questions or concerns about COVID19 (Corona Virus) please contact Flint Hills Community Heath Center FHCHC (620) 342-4864 or COVID-19 Hotline (620) 208-3741.


Kansas Department of Health and Environment


Center for Disease Control and Prevention



For Local Questions:  Call Jeff Lynch (620) 343-4285


Due to recent Coronavirus (COVID-19) awareness:

Effective March 23, 2020, City Offices, Civic Auditorium, will be closed.

In conjunction with recommendations of health officials and for the safety of residents and employees, City of Emporia, City Offices, will be closed to the public until further notice.  

All offices will remain open for services by email or telephone.

Visit: www.emporia-kansas.gov for all office phone numbers and contacts. The website will be updated as needed.

The City of Emporia would like to thank the residents of Emporia for working together during COVID-19, by practicing social distancing in an effort keeping our community safe.

Water Department/Utility Billing: 620-343-4244

City Manager’s Office: 620 343-4250

City Clerk’s Office: 620-343-4243

Human Resources/Personnel: 620-343-4290

Accounting/Finance: 620-343-4283

City Engineering: 620-343-4260

Code Services: 620-343-4270

Community Development: 620-343-4285

Municipal Court: 620-343-5666

Fire Department: 620-343-4230

Police Department: 620-343-4200

Public Works Department: 620-340-6330





Coronavirus (COVID-19) Schedule and Operations of City Buildings.

City Offices are highly recommending the public have limited access to the building and departments. In conjunction with the recommendation of health officials these schedules will remain in effect until further notice.

The City of Emporia is working towards keeping employees and the public safe by discouraging crowds and encouraging distances of at least 6 feet of each other for a period less than 10 minutes in an effort to help slow the spread of COVID-19.  

Water Department:

The Water Department is highly recommending residents pay utility bills by using the City dropbox (located in the south parking lot) go online, https://payments.emporia-kansas.gov phone call or by mail.   The Water Department is asking for customers to limit lobby use during the current COVID-19 awareness. 343-4244

Municipal Court:

The City of Emporia Municipal Court will be closed until further notice.   Individuals with scheduled court hearings for the week of March 16 – 20, 2020, will be rescheduled for a later date. The lobby will remain open, however, it is encouraged that payments be made by dropbox, phone call or by mail. 343-5666

Fire Department:

Fire Station No. 1 and Fire Station No. 2 lobbies are closed to the public until further notice.

Public Works Center:

The office will be temporarily closed to customers starting March 17, 2020. The office remains open for phone calls 340-6330 or 340-6339.

Police Department:

Police Department lobby will remain open.

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