November 17, 2021
Booster Shots Available to all Fully Vaccinated Adults
(Sedgwick County, Kan.) – Based on guidance from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), as of today, Sedgwick County Health Department (SCHD) will provide COVID-19 vaccine booster doses to people who:
- Are at least 18 years old
- Have received their second dose of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine at least six months ago or received their first dose of Johnson and Johnson (J&J) vaccine at least two months ago
“In order to prevent severe illness and/or death during this pandemic, getting vaccinated is the best protection a person can do to protect themselves and loved ones,” says Adrienne Byrne, director of SCHD.
SCHD offers Pfizer and J&J boosters at the community vaccine clinic at 223 S. Main, Wichita and at mobile clinics around Sedgwick County www.sedgwickcounty.org/covid-19/vaccine/clinic-locations/. Go to www.vaccines.gov to find Vaccine Providers in Sedgwick County that offer Moderna boosters. People who have received first and second doses of Pfizer or Moderna can receive either a Pfizer or Moderna booster. People who have received a first dose of J&J can receive a J&J booster after two months or a Pfizer or Moderna booster after six months after the first dose of J&J.
Currently, vaccines at the community vaccine clinic at 223 S. Main are by appointment only www.sedgwickcounty.org/covid-19/vaccine/scheduling/. Beginning December 1, all SCHD vaccine will be provided by walk-in only. No appointments will be needed. To decrease appointment time, bring proof of prior vaccination.
In addition to boosters, SCHD provides first and second doses of Pfizer vaccine to people five years and older and first doses of J&J to people 18 years and older.