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Health Department

Screening and Testing

Health Screenings  |  Tuberculosis Testing  |  Cancer Screenings

Health Screenings

The following health screenings are available at the health department's clinical services site (2716 W. Central) and some at the mobile clinic sites.

View a list of clinic hours and contact information.

  • Blood Lead
  • Blood Pressure
  • Blood Sugar (finger stick)
  • Cholesterol/Lipoprotein
  • Height/Weight/BMI   
  • Pregnancy
  • Sickle Cell Screening
  • STD/HIV Testing and Care - Parental consent is NOT necessary to be tested or treated for an STD. An appointment is necessary: call 660-7300 to schedule an appointment. The Sedgwick County Health Department offers confidential and anonymous testing and treatment of the following STDs:

Tuberculosis Testing

  • You should get tested for tuberculosis if:
    • You have spent time with a person known to have active TB disease or suspected to have active TB disease.
    • You have HIV infection or another condition that puts you at high risk for active TB disease
    • You think you might have active TB disease
    • You are from a country where active TB disease is very common (most countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and Russia)
    • You live somewhere in the United States where active TB disease is more common, such as a homeless shelter, migrant farm camp, prison or jail, and some nursing homes
    • You inject illegal drugs.
  • If you are experiencing any of the symptoms of tuberculosis or have had a recent positive TB skin test, contact your primary care physician. If you do not have a primary care physician, please contact the Tuberculosis Control Program to get a test to get more accurate results.
  • Tuberculosis Control Program Information
    • Unless you have been contacted by the TB Control Program clinic to receive testing, TB skin testing for immigration, employment, etc., is available by appointment at:

    • Clinical Services
      Sedgwick County Health Department
      2716 W. Central
      Wichita, KS 67203
      316-660-7364

    • Tuberculosis Control Program Clinic
    • Sedgwick County Health Department br> 1900 E. 9th St.
      Wichita, KS 67214
      316-660-7450

      Follow the signs to the west side of the building.

      Office hours are:
      Monday-Wednesday 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
      Thursday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
      The clinic is closed on Thursday morning and Friday.

Cancer Screenings

  • Pap smears and pelvic exams by appointment - A yearly Pap test to detect precancerous, abnormal changes in the cervix is the most effective tool women have to help protect themselves from cervical cancer.
  • Breast self-awareness and testicular self-examination education
  • Free breast and cervical cancer screenings available to women who meet program guidelines. Read the guidelines for eligibility here.
  • Referrals for free mammography for women meeting program guidelines - ask about this when you schedule a screening