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For Immediate Release
March 22, 2021
Kate Flavin


Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update - March 22, 2021

COVID-19 Overall Case Count
Confirmed cases as of noon March 22, 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: 3,498

Butler: 7,318

Cowley: 3,883

Sumner: 2,098

Kingman: 733

Reno: 8,334

*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 Health Department provided its 100,000th vaccine dose today.
  • People who qualify for the COVID-19 vaccine in Phases 1-4 are able to schedule an appointment online at  
    • If a person with a severe medical risk has received medical advice to not go to a large vaccine clinic, such as the community vaccination site at 223 S. Main, please call SCHD at (316) 660-1029 to schedule an appointment for the drive-thru clinic.
  • Appointments are available at the following locations Monday through Saturday
  • 223 S. Main | Former Wichita Central Library | Clinic for eligible people in Phases 1-4
  • 7001 W. 21st | K-State Research & Extension | Clinic for eligible people in Phases 1-4
  • 777 E. Waterman | Wichita Transit Operations | Drive-thru for eligible people in Phases 1-4 who received medical advice to not to go to a large vaccine clinic or who have mobility difficulties
  • Please arrive to your vaccine appointment no more than 15 minutes early and plan to allow at least 45 minutes for the vaccine appointment.

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

Saturday, 3/20/21*


First Dose



Second Dose (considered fully vaccinated)



Single Dose Vaccine (considered fully vaccinated)*



Total Doses Given



*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 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


Mental Health Support

Contact COMCARE's Crisis Center at (316) 660-7500. Contact COMCARE's Support Line at (316) 660-1111.


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