Skip to main content

For Immediate Release
February 1, 2022
Nicole Gibbs


County to Reduce Community Vaccine Clinic Hours and Continue to Offer Mobile Vaccine Clinics

(Sedgwick County, KS) – Beginning Monday, Feb. 7, the Sedgwick County Health Department (SCHD) will reduce the hours of operation at the Community Vaccine Clinic, 223 S. Main in Wichita. New hours of operation will be 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday.

The reduced hours are in response to decreased demand at the Community Vaccine Clinic. Meanwhile, SCHD has increased mobile vaccine clinics, which are held daily at locations around the county. Some mobile clinics are reoccurring at the same location each week.

“With shortened hours at our main clinic downtown, we are shifting staff to increase the number of daily mobile vaccine clinics,” said Adrienne Byrne, Director of SCHD. “We have found that, when offered the convenience of a nearby mobile clinic, people may take the opportunity to get that first shot, second shot or booster they might have been putting off,” says Adrienne Byrne.

“Mobile clinics also provide access to vaccination for community members who may face transportation issues or other barriers,” she added.

SCHD provides no-cost Pfizer vaccine for people 5 and older and Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine for people 18 and older. No appointments are necessary to get vaccinated at any SCHD vaccine clinic.

  • The primary vaccination series consists of:
    • One dose of J&J vaccine
    • Two doses of Pfizer vaccine
  • An additional Pfizer dose is authorized for people who are immunocompromised or have other qualifying conditions
  • For people over 18, a booster dose is recommended at 5 months after the second Pfizer or Moderna dose or at 2 months after a J&J dose. People ages 12-17 who received Pfizer for their primary vaccination series are eligible for a Pfizer booster at 5 months.
  • The CDC has stated a preference for Pfizer or Moderna vaccines and boosters over J&J

Identification is not required to get vaccinated; proof of prior vaccination(s) expedites registration. Individuals under 18 years old must have parent or guardian consent for vaccination.

For a list of mobile clinics and other information regarding COVID-19 vaccinations in Sedgwick County, please visit If you represent an employer or organization, inquire about hosting a staff-only or public mobile clinic through email to