COVID-19 Press Releases

09/25/2020: County Reopens CARES Funding Applications for Businesses, PPE Kits Now Available

09/23/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – September 23, 2020

09/23/2020: This Week in Sedgwick County - September 23

09/21/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – September 21, 2020

09/18/2020: Expanded Hours Continue at Drive-Through Site, Mobile Testing in Wichita and Derby

09/18/2020: Two New COVID-19 Clusters in Sedgwick County

09/18/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – September 18, 2020

09/17/2020: Minns Signs Order to Extend Bar/ Night Club Curfew

09/16/2020: This Week in Sedgwick County - September 16, 2020

09/16/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – September 16, 2020

09/14/2020: Public Health Order Not Voluntary

09/14/2020: Revised: Public Health Order Not Voluntary

09/14/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – September 14, 2020

09/11/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – September 11, 2020

09/10/2020: Update: COVID-19 Expanded Drive-through Hours, Pilot Saliva Testing, New Mobile Locations

09/09/2020: Update: Four New COVID-19 Adult Care Home Clusters in Sedgwick County

09/09/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – September 9, 2020

09/07/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – September 7, 2020

09/04/2020: COVID-19 Sedgwick County Testing Opportunities for Week of September 6

09/04/2020: Don’t Delay – Schedule Back-to-School Vaccinations Soon

09/04/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – September 4, 2020

09/03/2020: Latest Order Changes Face Mask Definition

09/02/2020: This Week in Sedgwick County - September 2

09/02/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – September 2, 2020

09/01/2020: Four New COVID-19 Clusters in Sedgwick County

08/31/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – August 31, 2020

08/28/2020: Health Department Offers COVID-19 Testing to People Working with Students in-person in Classrooms

08/28/2020: Back-to-School Vaccination Clinics

08/28/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – August 28, 2020

08/26/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – August 26, 2020

08/24/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – August 24, 2020

08/21/2020: COVID-19 Sedgwick County Testing Opportunities For Week of August 23

08/21/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – August 21, 2020

08/19/2020: This Week in Sedgwick County - August 19

08/19/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – August 19, 2020

08/18/2020: COVID-19 Data Dashboard Changing

08/18/2020: New Order Allows for Limited Restaurant and Bar Operation

08/14/2020: COVID-19 Mobile Testing Opportunities in Derby, Haysville, and Clearwater

08/14/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – August 14, 2020

08/13/2020: Commission Votes to Move Forward with Saliva Testing for COVID-19

08/12/2020: Wichita Center Reports COVID-19 Cluster

08/12/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – August 12, 2020

08/10/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – August 10, 2020

08/07/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – August 7, 2020

08/06/2020: COVID-19 Cluster at Legacy on College Hill

08/06/2020: Upcoming Sedgwick County COVID-19 Mobile Testing Opportunities in August

08/05/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – August 5, 2020

08/03/2020: Sedgwick County Breaks Ground on New Fire Station

08/03/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – August 3, 2020

07/31/2020: Upcoming Sedgwick County COVID-19 Mobile Testing Opportunities in August

07/31/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – July 31, 2020

07/30/2020: New COVID-19 Clusters in Adult Care Homes

07/29/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – July 29, 2020

07/28/2020: COVID-19 Cluster Reported at Avita Assisted Living and Memory Care

07/27/2020: Revised: Upcoming Sedgwick County COVID-19 Mobile Testing Opportunities

07/27/2020: Special Commission Meeting Wednesday

07/27/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – July 27, 2020

07/24/2020: Special Meeting this Afternoon

07/24/2020: Commission Affirms Local Health Order, Enacts Curfew on Certain Businesses

07/24/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – July 24, 2020

07/23/2020: Upcoming Sedgwick County COVID-19 Mobile Testing Opportunities

07/22/2020: New Order Limits Public Gatherings to 15 People

07/22/2020: Commission Amends Minns’ Order

07/22/2020: This Week in Sedgwick County, 7/22/20

07/22/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – July 22, 2020

07/21/2020: COVID-19 Cluster Reported at Kansas Masonic Home

07/20/2020: Application Open to Request CARES Funding

07/20/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – July 20, 2020

07/17/2020: Long-term Care Facility COVID-19 Test Results

07/17/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – July 17, 2020

07/15/2020: County’s 2021 Recommended Budget Focuses on COVID-19 Pandemic

07/15/2020: This Week in Sedgwick County

07/15/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – July 15, 2020

07/14/2020: Sedgwick County Traffic Court Resumes Operation with Outdoor Docket

07/13/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – July 13, 2020

07/10/2020: Mobile Testing in Valley Center on Monday

07/10/2020: UPDATE: Mobile Testing in Valley Center on Monday

07/10/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – July 10, 2020

07/09/2020: Minns Signs Revised Order

07/08/2020: Media Alert: Weekly COVID-19 briefing to be live-streamed

07/08/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – July 8, 2020

07/08/2020: Minns Signs Emergency Public Health Order

07/06/2020: Fourth of July Non-Emergency Line Results

07/06/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – July 6, 2020

07/03/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – July 3, 2020

07/02/2020: Special Commission Meeting to be held this Afternoon

07/02/2020: UPDATE: Special Commission Meeting to be held this Afternoon

07/02/2020: Sedgwick County Commissioners Take Vote on Governor’s Latest Executive Order

07/01/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – July 1, 2020

07/01/2020: New COVID-19 Clusters in Long-Term Care Facilities

07/01/2020: Special Staff Meeting Scheduled for Thursday

06/30/2020: Mobile Testing in Goddard Tomorrow

06/30/2020: New Daily Sick Reporting Form for Businesses

06/30/2020: Businesses can now Request PPE from Sedgwick County

06/30/2020: Reminder to Safely Discharge Fireworks

06/29/2020: Updated Times: Mobile Testing in Colwich and Goddard

06/29/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – June 29, 2020

06/28/2020: Mobile Testing in Colwich and Goddard

06/26/2020: COVID-19 Cluster Confirmed at New Life Home Plus, LLC

06/26/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – June 26, 2020

06/26/2020: Asymptomatic Testing Briefly Suspended

06/26/2020: County Recommendations for Events

06/26/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – June 26, 2020

06/25/2020: Call Volume Surges as Residents Seek Asymptomatic Testing

06/24/2020: Commissioners to be Tested for COVID-19 Today

06/24/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – June 24, 2020

06/22/2020: Answer the Call for the NP Swab Study Continuing through this Week

06/22/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – June 22, 2020

06/20/2020: Mobile Testing in Valley Center, Clearwater Next Week

06/19/2020: Information Submissions for CARES Funding Due Today

06/19/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – June 19, 2020

06/17/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – June 17, 2020

06/15/2020: Mobile Testing scheduled for Mulvane Thursday, Additional Sites Next Week

06/15/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – June 15, 2020

06/12/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – June 12, 2020

06/10/2020: Mobile Testing Sites for Sedgwick County Residents

06/10/2020: COVID-19 Cluster Identified at Diversicare of Haysville

06/10/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – June 10, 2020

06/10/2020: This Week in Sedgwick County

06/08/2020: Reminder: NP Swab Study to Examine Spread of Disease

06/08/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – June 8, 2020

06/07/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – June 7, 2020

06/06/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – June 6, 2020

06/05/2020: Sedgwick County Seeks Community’s Needs with Funding Opportunity

06/05/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – June 5, 2020

06/05/2020: Minns Recommends Remaining in Phase 2

06/04/2020: Commission Approves Additions to EMS Fleet

06/04/2020: Revised: County Opens Testing to All Residents

06/04/2020: Public Agenda Process Updated for Commission Meetings

06/04/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – June 4, 2020

06/03/2020: NP Swab Study to Examine Spread of Disease

06/03/2020: This Week in Sedgwick County

06/03/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – June 3, 2020

06/02/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – June 2, 2020  

06/01/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – June 1, 2020

05/31/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 31, 2020  

05/30/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update - May 30, 2020

05/29/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 29, 2020  

05/28/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 28, 2020

05/27/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 27, 2020  

05/27/2020: This Week in Sedgwick County

05/27/2020: Sedgwick County recommends following Ad Astra Plan, increase gatherings of up to 20 people

05/26/2020: Special Meeting set for Wednesday, May 27

05/26/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 26, 2020

05/25/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 25, 2020

05/24/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 24, 2020

05/23/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 23, 2020

05/23/2020: COVID-19 Clusters Closing in Sedgwick County

05/22/2020: Reminder: Health Department Offers Testing on Saturday

05/22/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 22, 2020

05/21/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 21, 2020

05/20/2020: County Facilities to Reopen to the Public

05/20/2020: This Week in Sedgwick County

05/20/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 20, 2020

05/19/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 19, 2020

05/18/2020: Health Department Offers Testing on Saturday

05/18/2020: Reopening Announcement from 18th Judicial District Chief Judge Goering - May 18, 2020

05/18/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 18, 2020

05/17/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 17, 2020

05/16/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 16, 2020

05/15/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 15, 2020

05/14/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 14, 2020

05/13/2020: Commission Approves a Local Health and Recovery Plan

05/13/2020: This Week in Sedgwick County

05/13/2020: Commissioners may attend Virtual Meeting with the Council of Elders

05/13/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 13, 2020

05/12/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 12, 2020

05/11/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update - May 11, 2020

05/10/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 10, 2020

05/09/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 9, 2020

05/08/2020: Clearwater Cluster Update – May 8, 2020

05/08/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 8, 2020

05/07/2020: Older Adults can have Different COVID-19 Symptoms

05/07/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 7, 2020

05/06/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 6, 2020

05/06/2020: This Week in Sedgwick County

05/05/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 5, 2020

05/04/2020: Media Alert: Public Comments During Regular BOCC Meeting to be Accepted via Online Form or Email

05/04/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 4, 2020

05/04/2020: COVID-19 Cluster Confirmed at The Manor Nursing Home

05/03/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update –May 3, 2020

05/02/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 2, 2020

05/01/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – May 1, 2020

04/30/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 30, 2020

04/30/2020: Special Meeting set for Friday, May 1

04/30/2020: Clearwater Cluster Update – April 30, 2020

04/29/2020: COVID-19 Cluster Confirmed at Chisholm Place

04/29/2020: Statement from County Treasurer Linda Kizzire regarding Treasurer’s Office Operation

04/29/2020: This Week in Sedgwick County

04/29/2020: Ill or Injured Residents Urged to Seek Treatment

04/29/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 29, 2020

04/28/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 28, 2020

04/27/2020: Media Alert: Public Comments During Regular BOCC Meeting to be Accepted via Online Form or Email

04/27/2020: Tuesday’s Special Meeting is Cancelled

04/27/2020: Two New Clusters Announced in Sedgwick County

04/27/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 27, 2020

04/26/2020: Special Meeting Scheduled for Tuesday

04/26/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 26, 2020

04/25/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 25, 2020

04/24/2020: UPDATED * Media Alert: Special BOCC Virtual Meeting Set for Friday

04/24/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 24, 2020

04/24/2020: New COVID-19 Cluster reported in Sedgwick County, Potential Public Exposure

04/23/2020: Sedgwick County Providing COVID-19 Media Video Briefings  

04/23/2020: Clearwater Cluster Update – April 23, 2020

04/23/2020: Media Alert: Special BOCC Virtual Meeting Set for Friday

04/23/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 23, 2020

04/22/2020: This Week in Sedgwick County

04/22/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 22, 2020

04/21/2020: Media Alert: Public Comments during Regular BOCC Meeting to be accepted via Online Form or Email

04/21/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 21, 2020

04/20/2020: Clearwater Cluster Update – April 20, 2020

04/20/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 20, 2020

04/19/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 19, 2020

04/19/2020: Clearwater Cluster Update – April 19, 2020

04/18/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 18, 2020

04/17/2020: Health Clinics in Sedgwick County Offering Respiratory Clinics and Adaptive Services in Response to COVID-19

04/17/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 17, 2020

04/17/2020: New Online Resources Available to Track COVID-19 Data

04/16/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 16, 2020

04/15/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 15, 2020

04/15/2020: County Increases COVID-19 Testing Capacity

04/14/2020: COVID-19 Clusters Identified in Sedgwick County

04/14/2020: COVID-19 Cluster Confirmed in Clearwater Facility

04/14/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 14, 2020

04/13/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 13, 2020

04/13/2020: Media Alert: Public Comments during Regular Meeting to be accepted via Online Form or Email

04/12/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 12, 2020

04/11/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 11, 2020

04/10/2020: Public Gatherings and Religious Services

04/10/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 10, 2020

04/09/2020: Reports of Scam Text Messages Related to COVID-19

04/09/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 9, 2020

04/09/2020: Revised: Reports of Scam Text Messages Related to COVID-19

04/08/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 8, 2020

04/08/2020: Clarifications to Executive and Local Orders Currently in Place

04/07/2020: Media Alert: Reminder Public Comments during Regular Meeting to be accepted via Email

04/07/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 7, 2020

04/06/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 6, 2020

04/05/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 5, 2020

04/04/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 4, 2020

04/03/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 3, 2020

04/03/2020: County Facilities to remain Closed to the Public

04/03/2020: Supreme Court issues two new administrative orders in its COVID-19 pandemic response

04/02/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 2, 2020

04/01/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 1, 2020

04/01/2020: Community Spread Determined in Sedgwick County

03/31/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – March 31, 2020

03/31/2020: Revised: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – March 31, 2020

03/30/2020: First Death from COVID-19 Confirmed in Sedgwick County

03/30/2020: Media Alert: Public Comments during Regular Meeting to be accepted via Email

03/29/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – March 29, 2020

03/28/2020: Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – March 28, 2020

03/27/2020: Governor Extends Driver’s License and Vehicle Registration Renewal Deadlines

03/24/2020: Daily Briefings to be Viewed Online Only

03/24/2020: Press Conference Scheduled for 1 p.m.

03/24/2020: County Issues Order for Residents to Stay at Home

03/24/2020: County Seeks Local Business Support to Fight COVID-19

03/24/2020: County Implements Phone Interviews Only

03/24/2020: Updated Presumptive-Positive Cases in Sedgwick County

03/23/2020: Special Meeting scheduled for this Afternoon

03/22/2020: Commissioners to hold a Special Meeting this afternoon

03/21/2020: Second Presumptive-Positive Case identified in Sedgwick County Resident

03/20/2020: Commissioners Vote to Close Majority of County Facilities through April 5

03/20/2020: Local Resources Available for COVID-19 Information

03/19/2020: First Presumptive-Positive Case identified in Sedgwick County Resident

03/18/2020: Register of Deeds Closing to the Public

03/18/2020: State courts on emergency operations until further order

03/17/2020: Public Gatherings Prohibition Update

03/17/2020: Sedgwick County Facility Closings and Event Cancelations

03/16/2020: Sedgwick County to hold a Press Conference at noon today sharing additional details and actions related to COVID-19

03/16/2020: State of Local Disaster Emergency, Prohibition of Public Gatherings of 50 or More

03/13/2020: County to Hold Press Conference Related to Events in Wichita, Sedgwick County

03/13/2020: COVID-19 Update related to Public Events

03/04/2020: Recommendations for County Residents Returning from Certain Countries

03/03/2020: Health Director to Brief City Council on Novel Coronavirus

03/03/2020: County Residents at Low-Risk for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

07/12/2019: Back-to-School Vaccinations Offered by Sedgwick County Health Department 2019

07/27/2017: Back-To-School Vaccinations 2017

07/30/2015: Back-to-School Vaccinations and Special Clinic 2018

07/22/2013: Back-to-School Vaccinations 2013