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For Immediate Release
July 16, 2021
Akeam Ashford


Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – July 16, 2021

COVID-19 Overall Case Count
Confirmed cases as of noon July 16, 2021
(U.S. cases: Johns Hopkins University & Medicine; Kansas and counties cases: Kansas Department of Health & Environment; Sedgwick County Cases: Sedgwick County Health Department)


Friday, July 9


Percent Change

United States








Kansas Deaths




Sedgwick County*




SC Deaths





Periphery Counties

Harvey: 3,738

Butler: 7,695

Cowley: 4,047

Sumner: 2,263

Kingman: 782

Reno: 8,633

*Sedgwick County’s data reflects people who test positive with nasopharyngeal (NP) swab, oropharyngeal (throat) swab, or saliva 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

This table shows how many doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been provided by the Health Department. Vaccines are only available for Sedgwick County residents. More information can be found at the COVID-19 Vaccination StoryMap.

Dose Description

Cumulative Doses Given

First Dose


Second Dose (considered fully vaccinated)


Single-Dose Vaccine (considered fully vaccinated)*


Total Doses Given by Sedgwick County Health Department


*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.

 Health Department Mobile, Partner, and Event COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Statistics

This table reflects data collected starting 1/19/2021.

Number Of:


Mobile, Partner, and Event Clinics


Partner Businesses and Organizations that have Hosted Clinics


Food Kits Given to Families

*Planning Department is working on this

*Planning estimates food kits given to families to be approximately 200; however, they are working on getting accurate numbers.

Sedgwick County Health Department COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Sedgwick County provides Pfizer vaccine (for people aged 12 and older) or one-dose Johnson and Johnson (for people 18 and older) at walk-in clinics (including the community vaccine clinic, 223 S. Main) across the County. Find a location near you at

  • Everyone, especially minors, are encouraged to eat a meal or snack prior to arriving to prevent any nausea that may occur following your vaccination.
  • If you are receiving a vaccine, the Sedgwick County Health Department asks that you are well hydrated before and after receiving your dose.
  • People going to the community vaccine clinic should plan to bring a quarter for the parking meter.
  • To find a vaccine clinic near you, visit and enter your ZIP Code. You can also check with your doctor’s office or community health center to find out if the vaccine is offered there.

Mobile and Partner Vaccine Clinics

  • Mobile clinics are offered by SCHD staff and will be open on a first come, first serve (walk-in) basis.
  • Partner clinics are offered by community partners and assisted by SCHD staff. Appointments preferred but walk-ins are welcome.
  • Event clinics are where SCHD offers vaccine during an event. Businesses planning events can contact SCHD by email at

Item giveaways may be provided to people who receive vaccine at certain mobile and partner clinic locations as identified below.

Day, Date



Scheduling Information

Item Giveaways

Saturday, July 17

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Woodlawn Avenue
Baptist Church
963 S. Woodlawn Blvd., Wichita

Mobile Clinic


Sunday, July 18

12 to 3 p.m.

Sedgwick County Zoo
5555 W. Zoo Blvd., Wichita

Mobile Clinic


Monday, July 19

9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

United Methodist Open Door
2130 E. 21st St. N., Wichita

Partner Clinic


Monday, July 19

3 to 7 p.m.

Cheney Fire Department
525 N. Main St., Cheney

Mobile Clinic


Tuesday, July 20

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Christian Faith Center
1130 S. Broadway, Wichita

Partner Clinic


Monday, July 26

9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

United Methodist Open Door
2130 E. 21st St. N., Wichita

Partner Clinic


Tuesday, July 27

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Christian Faith Center
1130 S. Broadway, Wichita

Partner Clinic


Sunday, August 1

1 to 3 p.m.

Journey East Asia Grill
4510 E. 19th St. N., Wichita

Mobile Clinic


*Items will be given away at mobile and partner clinics in vulnerable neighborhoods that may lack access to services.

No-Cost, Walk-In COVID-19 Sampling

  • No-cost, walk-in sampling is regularly available for residents, regardless of symptoms, through the Health Department Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. No appointment is required.
  • Mobile testing sites are held occasionally on Saturdays and Sundaya
  • The County sampling site is at the Sedgwick County Park Sunflower Shelter, 6501 W. 21st St, Wichita, KS, 67205 and takes saliva, NP, and oral PCR samples.
    • Please enter off of 13th Street and follow the signs in the park.
    • Results are generally available within 12-24 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. 
  • NOTICE! The County sampling site will be CLOSED on Friday, August 6 and Monday, September 6.  
  • Beginning Monday July 19, Sedgwick County Health Department will perform in-house testing of COVID-19 nasopharyngeal (NP) and oropharyngeal (OP) samples collected by Health Department staff.

Clients Sampled On:

Test Results Available On-line Afternoon Of:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Next Business Day

Friday by 1 p.m.


Friday after 1 p.m., Saturday, Sunday


 Sedgwick County Updates

  • The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is partnering with Lyft to provide access to reliable, affordable transportation to older adults who need a ride to the get to their COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Johns Hopkins University and IBM Research have unveiled a new artificial-intelligence chat-bot developed to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy.
    • The chat-bot, Vaccine Information Resource Assistant, or VIRA, allows you to ask questions about COVID-19 vaccines and provides science-based answers.
    • It can be found at

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