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For Immediate Release
January 13, 2021
Kate Flavin


Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – January 13, 2021

COVID-19 Overall Case Count
Confirmed cases as of noon January 13, 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: 3,110

Butler: 6,198

Cowley: 3,016

Sumner: 1,611

Kingman: 606

Reno: 7,507

*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.

Sedgwick County Health Department Update

  • Sedgwick County is currently in Phase 1 of COVID-19 vaccine distribution. This phase includes health care associated workers (HCAW) in Sedgwick County with direct patient/community member contact. The Sedgwick County Health Department does not have the authority to move to the next phase until directive is given by the CDC and KDHE. When vaccine is received for Phase 2, it will be communicated.
  • Health care workers in Sedgwick County who have not yet received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine will be able to schedule an appointment online throughout the next two weeks.
  • No-cost, walk-in testing is regularly available for residents, regardless of symptoms, through the Health Department Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 4 p.m. 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 order is currently in place through 11:59 p.m. on February 6, 2021.
    • It includes a mass gathering limit of 25 people and mask wearing requirements.
  • A new platform is now available which displays reported COVID-19 vaccine doses given by the Sedgwick County Health Department and other providers in Sedgwick County. It can be found on the County’s website at the Exploring COVID-19 Vaccine Data link.
  • During the Board of County Commissioners meeting this morning, Commissioners selected the 2021 Board of County Commissioners Chairman and Chair Pro Tem. Commissioner Pete Meitzner was selected to serve as the 2021 Chairman and Commissioner Lacey Cruse was selected to serve as the Chair Pro Tem. 

 Vaccination Doses Given by Sedgwick County

This table shows how many doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been provided to health care associated workers in Sedgwick County. This table will be provided every Wednesday. More information can be found at the

COVID-19 Vaccination StoryMap.

Dose Description

Does Given

Yesterday, 1/12/21*


First Dose



Second Dose



Total Doses



  • *Vaccination doses are reported for the previous day.  

Newly Identified COVID-19 Clusters

A cluster is considered two or more positive cases linked to the same location at the same timeframe. In order to promote transparency during this pandemic, a list of clusters in adult care homes, and clusters where not all close contacts are identified.



Number of Cases

Number of Deaths

Dove Estates

1400 S 183rd St W, Goddard, KS

6 cases (4 staff, 2 residents)



Mental Health Support


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