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For Immediate Release
August 13, 2021
Nicole Gibbs


County Expands COVID-19 Sampling/Testing Hours

(Sedgwick County, Kan.) – To increase access to COVID-19 testing, beginning Monday, Aug. 16, 2021, the Sedgwick County Health Department (SCHD) will expand the hours of operation at its COVID-19 sampling site, Sunflower Shelter at Sedgwick County Park, 6501 W. 21st St.

New hours of operation will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Wednesday hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

SCHD offers no-cost, walk-in testing to all residents regardless of symptoms. People should enter off of 13th St. and follow the signs located in the park. No appointment is needed. SCHD staff take a nasal, oral or saliva sample to send to a lab for COVID-19 molecular testing. Results are generally available by the afternoon of the next weekday.

If you have general questions about COVID-19, please call (316) 660-1022.