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For Immediate Release
February 15, 2021
Kate Flavin


Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update - February 15, 2021

COVID-19 Overall Case Count
Confirmed cases as of noon February 15, 2021
U.S. cases – Johns Hopkins University & Medicine
Kansas and counties cases – Kansas Department of Health & Environment
Sedgwick County cases – Sedgwick County Health Department 




Percent Change

United States








Kansas Deaths




Sedgwick County*




SC Deaths




Periphery Counties

Harvey: 3,336

Butler: 7,058

Cowley: 3,737

Sumner: 2.053

Kingman: 714

Reno: 8,211

 *Sedgwick County’s data reflects people who test positive with nasopharyngeal (NP) swab molecular testing (confirmed COVID-19 cases). The KDHE dashboard differs because it also includes people who are IgM antibody test or antigen test positive if they are linked to a confirmed case or if they have COVID-19 symptoms.

Vaccination Doses Given by Sedgwick County

  • Sedgwick County has expanded vaccine appointments for residents aged 70 and older through the Sedgwick County Health Department.
  • The County will not schedule more appointments than the vaccine available. For more information, please visit:
  • There will be two vaccine clinics, one at INTRUST Bank Arena to vaccinate health care workers and residents aged 70 and older who are mobile and a drive-thru clinic at Wichita Transit Operations for residents 70 and older who have mobility difficulties. Please do not arrive more than 15 minutes early for your appointment time.

 This table shows how many doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been provided to health care associated workers in Sedgwick County. Vaccines are only available for Sedgwick County residents. More information can be found at the COVID-19 Vaccination StoryMap.

Dose Description

Doses Given

Saturday, 2/13/21*


First Dose



Second Dose (considered fully vaccinated)



Total Doses



*This table only contains vaccination doses given by the Sedgwick County Health Department. Other vaccination providers are required to report vaccination doses given to KDHE, not Sedgwick County.

Sedgwick County Health Department Update

  • No-cost, walk-in testing is regularly available for residents, regardless of symptoms, through the Health Department Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 11:20 a.m. and 12:30 to 4 p.m. No appointment is required.
    • Beginning Tuesday, February 16, the Health Department will only take samples to test for COVID-19 Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to noon.
    • Operations will take place at the Sedgwick County Extension Office, 7001 W. 21st St., Wichita, 67205 for saliva, NP, and oral PCR samples
    • Results are generally available within 18 to 36 hours.  The Health Department will make three attempts to reach residents with their results.
      • If you receive a voicemail or missed call from the Health Department please call back in order to receive your results.
      • For the quickest response please call (316) 660-1022 and listen for the prompt to leave a message for the results department. 
  • The Sedgwick County Health Department’s no cost COVID-19 walk-in sampling at the Extension Office will be closed Monday, February 15. Normal hours of operation will resume at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 16.


Sedgwick County Updates

  • The local health orderis currently in place through 11:59 p.m. on March 20, 2021.
    • It includes a mass gathering limit of 100 people and mask wearing requirements.
  • Please report any businesses in violation of this order through the online portal:
  • County offices are closed today, Monday, February 15 for President’s Day.

Mental Health Support

For mental health support call the COMCARE Community Crisis Center at 316-660-7500. It is located at 635 N. Main in Wichita. Call COMCARE's support line at 316-660-1111. This line is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

 Please direct all questions from media to Strategic Communications at (316) 660-9370 or