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For Immediate Release
May 21, 2021
CONTACT
Akeam Ashford

316-660-9370

Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – May 21, 2021

COVID-19 Overall Case Count

Confirmed cases as of noon May 21, 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

Wednesday

Today

Percent Change

United States

33,012,767

33,069,942

+0.17

Kansas

312,591

312,997

+0.13

Kansas Deaths

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5,057

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Sedgwick County*

47,991

48,088

+0.20

SC Deaths

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622

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Periphery Counties

Harvey: 3,665

Butler: 7,573

Cowley: 3,993

Sumner: 2,182

Kingman: 768

Reno: 8,547

*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 www.sedgwickcounty.org/covid-19/vaccine/schedule/ 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 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.
  • In observance of Memorial Day, both vaccine clinic locations at 223 S. Main and 777 E. Waterman will be closed on Monday, May 31.  

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

112,990

Second Dose (considered fully vaccinated)

102,163

Single-Dose Vaccine (considered fully vaccinated)*

4,107

Total Doses Given by Sedgwick County Health Department

219,260

 

*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 Vaccinated Population

  • Vaccine-eligible (12+ years old) population in Sedgwick County: 83.3%
  • Percent of eligible population who have received:
    • Dose 1: 42.7%
    • Dose 2 and Single-Dose (considered fully-vaccinated): 38.2%
  • Overall percentage of population vaccinated decreased from the preceding week due to an increase in eligible recipients with the addition of 12+ year olds

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

Time

Location

Scheduling Information

Vaccine Clinic Perks

Friday, May 21

2 to 5 p.m.

Mulvane High School Gym

1900 N. Rock Rd., Mulvane

Mobile Clinic

Walk-In

 

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

Walk-In

 

Wednesday, May 26

2 to 6 p.m.

Brookside United Methodist Church

2760 S. Roosevelt St., Wichita

Mobile Clinic

Walk-In

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

Walk-In

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

Friday, May 28

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Maize Middle School

4600 N. Maize Rd., Maize

Mobile Clinic

Walk-In

 

Wednesday, June 2

3 to 6 p.m.

Heart of Christ
United Methodist Church

856 S. Green St., Wichita

Mobile Clinic

Walk-In

 

 

Friday, June 4

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pathway Church

2001 N. Maize Rd., Wichita

Mobile Clinic

Walk-In

 

Saturday, June 5

1 to 4 p.m.

Bethany United

Methodist Church

1601 S. Main St., Wichita

Mobile Clinic

Walk-In

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. 
  • In observance of Memorial Day, the COVID-19 testing site at 6501 W. 21st St. will be closed on Monday, May 31. 

Sedgwick County Updates

  • On May 19, 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 communications@sedgwick.gov.