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For Immediate Release
October 31, 2022
Stephanie Birmingham


Archived: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – October 31, 2022


COVID-19 Overall Case Count

Confirmed cases as of noon October 31, 2022

(U.S. cases: Johns Hopkins University & Medicine; Kansas and counties cases: Kansas Department of Health & Environment; Sedgwick County Cases: Sedgwick County Health Department)


Monday, Oct. 24

Monday, Oct. 31

Percent Change

United States








Sedgwick County*




 *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 antigen test positive.
**Beginning May 18, KDHE will only update their COVID-19 dashboard once a week on Wednesdays.

 No-Cost, COVID-19 Testing

Vaccination Doses Given by Sedgwick County

This table shows how many doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been provided by the Health Department. More information can be found at the COVID-19 Vaccination StoryMap.

Dose Description

Cumulative Doses Given

First Dose


Second Dose (considered fully vaccinated)


Third Dose (Recommended for those immunocompromised)


Single-Dose Vaccine (considered fully vaccinated)*


Booster Dose


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. .

 Sedgwick County Health Department COVID-19 Vaccine Information

SCHD offers no-cost COVID-19 vaccine to uninsured adults and uninsured or state-insured children at its Main Clinic, 2716 W. Central. Eligible individuals can call 316-660-7361 to make an appointment. The Main Clinic offers Pfizer for children 6 months and older and Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and Novavax vaccines for adults over 18.


Sedgwick County also provides Pfizer vaccine (for people 5 and older) or one-dose Johnson & Johnson (for people 18 and older) at walk-in clinics across the County. Find a location near you at
Vaccinations for children under 5 are not offered at SCHD mobile vaccine clinics unless specified.

  • People are fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving a primary vaccination series:
    • One shot for Johnson & Johnson vaccine
    • Second shot for Pfizer vaccines

The updated, bivalent COVID-19 booster dose is available to people over age 5 who have completed a primary series at least 2 months ago.

Mobile and Partner Vaccine Clinics

Day, Date



Scheduling Information

Clinic Highlights

November 7

3 to 7 p.m.

Walters Library
4195 E. Harry St., Wichita

Mobile Clinic


November 9

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Wichita State University
Charles Koch Arena
1845 Fairmount St., Wichita

Partner Clinic

In partnership with Facts Not Fear ICT

November 12

12 to 3 p.m.

St. Mark United Methodist Church
1525 N. Lorraine, Wichita

Partner Clinic

In partnership with the WBNA

November 15

2 to 5 p.m.

Clearwater Senior Center
921 E. Janet Ave., Clearwater

Mobile Clinic



To find a different vaccine clinic near you, visit and enter your ZIP Code.

 Sedgwick County Updates

  • Sedgwick County Health Department follows CDC’s newly established COVID-19 Community Level framework.
    • The COVID-19 Community Level reflects case counts, hospital admissions and hospital capacity in a color-coded system indicating low, medium and high community levels.
    • Sedgwick County’s current COVID-19 Community Level is LOW.
  • On August 11, 2022, the CDC updated its exposure and isolation guidance for the public:

If you are exposed to COVID-19

If you test positive for COVID-19
or have COVID-19 symptoms

·         Wear a high-quality, well-fitting mask when indoors and around people, including at home.

·         With Day 0 as the date of exposure, test on Day 5.

·         If the test is negative, continue to wear a mask around others through Day 10.

·         If the test is positive, immediately begin isolation.


·         With a positive test and no symptoms or mild symptoms, isolate through Day 5.

·         With moderate or severe symptoms or if immunocompromised, isolate through Day 10.

·         Regardless of symptoms, wear a mask around others through Day 10.

o    You can stop wearing a mask after Day 5 with two sequential negative antigen tests taken 48 hours apart.

·         If at any time COVID-19 symptoms recur or worsen, restart isolation at Day 0.

  • On September 23, 2022, the CDC updated its exposure and isolation guidance for healthcare workers. For more information on the updated guidance, visit the CDC website here.
  • The CDC is still developing updated guidance for people who live or work in high-risk group settings (corrections facilities, nursing homes).