Find out which illnesses may be affecting the public and school-age children.
It's nearly time for school enrollment and children need certain vaccinations to attend school. Don't wait; get your child vaccinated now!
The Sedgwick County Health Department will offer a special Saturday vaccination clinic from 9 a.m. to noon July 26 at 2716 W. Central, Wichita. Vaccinations are free to uninsured children age 18 and younger, and proof of income is required. Most insurance is accepted, including Medicare and Medicaid. Please bring your child's shot record to the clinic. For more information about vaccinations, contact your doctor or the Sedgwick County Health Department at 660-7300.
Call the Sedgwick County Health Department to schedule mobile vaccination clinics at your school. These clinics help ensure students receive vaccinations on time and help reduce the number of kids excluded from school because they are not up to date with required vaccinations. For more information or to schedule a clinic, call 660-7338 or visit the immunizations page.
If a suspected disease is included on the list above, use the online forms to report it.
If you need immediate assistance, please call the 24-hour Disease Reporting Hotline at 660-5555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
School nurses may use the School Absenteeism Reporting Form (requires a password) to report and track causes for absenteeism. This system allows local schools and the health department to track disease trends.