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For Immediate Release
July 28, 2021
CONTACT
Akeam Ashford

316-660-9370

Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – July 28, 2021

COVID-19 Overall Case Count
Confirmed cases as of noon July 28, 2021
(U.S. cases: Johns Hopkins University & Medicine; Kansas and counties cases: Kansas Department of Health & Environment; Sedgwick County Cases: Sedgwick County Health Department)

Location

Monday

Today

Percent Change

United States

34,471,145

34,615,290

+0.42

Kansas

328,755

330,932

+0.66

Kansas Deaths

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5,247

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Sedgwick County*

50,003

50,188

+0.37

SC Deaths

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658

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Periphery Counties

Harvey: 3,786

Butler: 7,879

Cowley: 4,131

Sumner: 2,304

Kingman: 799

Reno: 8,742

*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

                          117,402

Second Dose (considered fully vaccinated)

108,817

Single-Dose Vaccine (considered fully vaccinated)*

5,238

Total Doses Given by Sedgwick County Health Department

231,457

*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 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 https://www.sedgwickcounty.org/covid-19/vaccine/clinic-locations/.

  • You are not considered fully vaccinated until two weeks after receiving your second shot.
  • 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 https://www.vaccines.gov/search/ 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

Sedgwick County provides Pfizer vaccine (for people aged 12 and older) or one-dose Johnson and Johnson (for people aged 18 and older) at no-cost walk in clinics – including the community vaccine clinic, 223 S. Main – across the County. If you are a business planning an event and would like to offer COVID-19 vaccine, please contact the Sedgwick County Health Department at SCHDCovidVaccine@sedgwick.gov

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

Day, Date

Time

Location

Scheduling Information

Clinic Highlights

Thursday, July 29

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Derby High School
920 S. Rock Rd., Derby

Mobile Clinic

 

Saturday, July 31

12 to 3 p.m.

Sedgwick County
 Employee Day at the Zoo
5555 W. Zoo Blvd., Wichita

Event Clinic

 

Saturday, July 31

5 to 9 p.m.

Kansas International Dragway
7800 W. 61st St. N., Maize

Event Clinic

 

Sunday, August 1

12 to 3 p.m.

Sedgwick County Zoo
5555 W. Zoo Blvd., Wichita

Mobile Clinic

 

Sunday, August 1

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Exploration Place
300 N. McLean Blvd., Wichita

Mobile Clinic

 

Sunday, August 1

1 to 3 p.m.

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

Mobile Clinic

 

Monday, August 2

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

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

Partner Clinic

 

Tuesday, August 3

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Christian Faith Center
1130 S. Broadway, Wichita

Partner Clinic

 

Tuesday, August 3

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Table of Hope
156 S. Kansas St., Wichita

Mobile Clinic

 

Saturday, August 7

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

Mobile Clinic

 

Saturday, August 7

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Back to School
Vaccination Clinic
223 S. Main, Wichita

Mobile Clinic

No-cost back to school vaccines for children under age 19

 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 Sundays
  • 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.

Saturday

Friday after 1 p.m., Saturday, Sunday

Monday

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 www.vaxchat.org.

Please direct all questions from media to Strategic Communications at (316) 660-9370 or communications@sedgwick.gov.