COVID-19 Sampling

The Sedgwick County Health Department offers no-cost, walk-in sampling at the K-State Research and Extension Center, 7001 W. 21st St.

The Health Department takes a nasal, oral, or saliva sample to send to a lab for COVID-19 PCR testing. 

Mobile Outreach Response Sampling

The Sedgwick County Mobile Outreach Response (MOR) Team conducts walk/bike-in, no-cost sampling to promote access to COVID-19 testing, especially in areas with limited access. Sedgwick County residents can be sampled regardless of symptoms. Priority for testing will be given to people with symptoms and those who are in the following priority asymptomatic groups: public works employees, people working in in-person classrooms of pre-K to 12th grade students, healthcare workers (including hospital, clinic, long-term care, hospice, and home health), first responders, law enforcement, detention facility workers, Direct Support Professionals, or people who work in residential living facilities.

Appointments are not required. First come, first served. 

MOR will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (unless otherwise noted) at the following dates and locations:

Stay tuned for new and/or returning dates and times in 2021 for a location close to you!

COVID-19 Disease Investigation Information Guidance

Schools

Testing Guidance

Testing Information

 

What happens if someone tests positive for COVID-19:

Sedgwick County COVID-19 Modified Quarantine

Sedgwick County residents exposed to COVID-19-positive people may complete in-home quarantine for a shortened length of time, following KDHE guidelines. Previously, close contacts and travelers had to quarantine and monitor symptoms for 14 days until they could leave their home and return to in-person work.

7-Day Quarantine – no symptoms and with testing (English, Spanish, and Vietnamese Graphics)

10-Day Quarantine – no symptoms and no testing (English, Spanish, and Vietnamese Graphics)

Modified Disease Investigation

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