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For Immediate Release
February 19, 2021
Kate Flavin


Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update - February 19, 2021

COVID-19 Overall Case Count
Confirmed cases as of noon February 19, 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: 3,365

Butler: 7,094

Cowley: 3,764

Sumner: 2.059

Kingman: 720

Reno: 8,245

 *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 vaccine appointments are currently for health care associated workers and residents aged 70 and older through the Sedgwick County Health Department.
  • Beginning Monday, February 22, the COVID-19 vaccine clinic will relocate to 223 S. Main (the former Wichita library building).
    • This clinic is for health care associated workers and residents age 70 and older who are active and can stand for periods of time.
    • The drive-thru clinic will still be available at 777 E. Waterman (Wichita Transit Operations) for health care associated workers and residents age 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

Thursday, 2/18/21*


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 noon. No appointment is required.
    • 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. 



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 leaders continue to discuss vaccine plans with local school officials.
  • During their special meeting today, Commissioners received a brief update on the County’s COVID-19 vaccine plans.


Mental Health Support

Contact the Community Crisis Center at 660-7500; walk-in services at 635 N. Main, Wichita Call COMCARE's Support Line at 660-1111. The 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