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For Immediate Release
July 9, 2021
Akeam Ashford


Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – July 9, 2021

COVID-19 Overall Case Count
Confirmed cases as of noon July 9, 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 2


Percent Change

United States








Kansas Deaths




Sedgwick County*




SC Deaths





Periphery Counties

Harvey: 3,723

Butler: 7,672

Cowley: 4,022

Sumner: 2,257

Kingman: 780

Reno: 8,616

*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

  • The community vaccine clinic, 223 S. Main (former Wichita Central Library) provides Pfizer vaccine (for people aged 12 and older) or one-dose Johnson and Johnson (for people 18 and older). Walk-ins only.
    • 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.
  • Please plan to allow at least 45 minutes for your vaccine appointment.
  • 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.

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.

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

Friday, July 9

5:30 to 8 p.m.

Healthcare Heroes
at Riverfront Stadium
275 S. McLean Blvd., Wichita

Event Clinic


Sunday, July 11

12 to 3 p.m.

Sedgwick County Zoo
5555 W. Zoo Blvd., Wichita

Mobile Clinic


Sunday, July 11

1 to 3 p.m.

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

Mobile Clinic


Monday, July 12

2 to 6 p.m.

Oaklawn Sunview
Senior Center
2937 Oaklawn Dr., Wichita

Mobile Clinic

*Food bag containing non-perishable food items will be given to residents.

Sunday, July 18

12 to 3 p.m.

Sedgwick County Zoo
5555 W. Zoo Blvd., Wichita

Mobile 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.

Sedgwick County Health Department Update

  • No-cost, walk-in testing 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.
    • Operations will take place at the Sedgwick County Park, Sunflower Shelter, 6501 W. 21st St, Wichita, KS, 67205 for 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. 

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