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For Immediate Release
May 19, 2021
Akeam Ashford


Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – May 19, 2021

COVID-19 Overall Case Count

Confirmed cases as of noon May 19, 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: 3,662

Butler: 7,567

Cowley: 3,987

Sumner: 2,181

Kingman: 767

Reno: 8,542

*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

  • Vaccination appointments are open for all people aged 12 and older. Schedule an appointment online at or walk-in during clinic hours.
    • The one-dose Johnson and Johnson (J&J) vaccine is available by walk-in or appointment daily as supply allows.
    • 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 your physician has advised you not to go to a large vaccine clinic, such as the community vaccination site at 223 S. Main, please call SCHD at (316) 660-1029 or schedule an appointment online for the drive-thru clinic.
  • The following locations are open to residents for walk-in or appointments:
    • 223 S. Main | Former Wichita Central Library | Clinic for eligible people aged 12 and older
    • 777 E. Waterman | Wichita Transit Operations | Drive-thru for eligible people aged 12 and older and who received medical advice to not to go to a large vaccine clinic or who have mobility difficulties
  • 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, by appointment only. Contact the host facility to make an appointment.

Day, Date



Scheduling Information

Vaccine Clinic Perks

Friday, May 21

2 to 5 p.m.

Mulvane High School Gym

1900 N. Rock Rd., Mulvane

Mobile Clinic



Saturday, May 22

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Evergreen Recreation Center

2700 Woodland N., Wichita

Partner Clinic

Walk-Ins Welcom

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

Sunday, May 23

1 to 5 p.m.

Chisolm Trail Church of Christ

5833 E. 37th St. N., Wichita

Partner Clinic

Schedule by dialing

(316) 683-1313


Tuesday, May 25

2 to 6 p.m.

Garden Plain High School

720 N. Sedgwick Ave., Garden Plain

Mobile Clinic



Wednesday, May 26

2 to 6 p.m.

Brookside United Methodist Church

2760 S. Roosevelt St., Wichita

Mobile Clinic


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

Thursday, May 27

3 to 7 p.m.

Hilltop Urban Church

910 S. Bluffview Dr., Wichita

Mobile Clinic


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

Friday, May 28

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Maize Middle School

4600 N. Maize Rd., Maize

Mobile Clinic



Wednesday, June 2

3 to 6 p.m.

Heart of Christ
United Methodist Church

856 S. Green St., Wichita

Mobile Clinic




Friday, June 4

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pathway Church

2001 N. Maize Rd., Wichita

Mobile Clinic



Saturday, June 5

1 to 4 p.m.

Bethany United

Methodist Church

1601 S. Main St., Wichita

Mobile Clinic


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

 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

  • Today, the Sedgwick County Board of County Commissioners voted to amend the current resolution and strongly recommended individuals get the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as they are eligible, consistent with CDC recommendations. The adopted resolution also encourages businesses and organizations to determine, in their best judgment, whether to require individuals to wear masks or other face coverings and/or to social distance from one another while visiting a business.
  • 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

Mental Health Support

Community Crisis Center - 635 N Main, Wichita 660-7500.
COMCARE Support Line - 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Monday-Friday 660-1111. 

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