Sedgwick County Health Department Successfully Administers First-Round of COVID-19 Vaccines
(Sedgwick County, Kan.) – Since December 23, Sedgwick County Health Department has provided 8,470 doses to healthcare worker associate workers (HCAW). “Our staff at the Health Department and volunteers from the community have worked hard to provide an easy and seamless vaccination clinic to all the health care associated workers in Sedgwick County over the last several weeks. We are proud that we have provided these vaccine to those individuals who worked on the frontlines of this pandemic through 2020,” said Sedgwick County Health Director, Adrienne Byrne. With the successful implementation of vaccines, the Sedgwick County Health Department (SCHD) expects that it will run out of first dose COVID-19 vaccine by Saturday, January, 16. All doses will have been provided to HCAW or allotted to long-term care facilities not covered by Walgreens or CVS.
SCHD received second dose vaccines on Wednesday, January 13, for those HCAW who received their first dose. By Monday, January 18, those HCAW who received their first vaccination will be able to schedule their second dose two days prior to or four days after 28 days from first dose.