Health Department

FISH CONSUMPTION ADVISORY | The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a fish consumption advisory for the Arkansas River, Littler Arkansas River, and K-96 Lake in Sedgwick County. Residents are advised to limit or cease consumption of fish from these bodies of water due to contamination. | More information 
NEW COMMUNITY HEALTH EVENTSFind out about upcoming events in Sedgwick County that focus on improving health. | Visit the Community Health Events Calendar
RSV (RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUSis a highly contagious, common respiratory virus that poses a heightened risk to older adults and infants. Find out about new ways to be protected. | More information
NO-COST PNEUMONIA VACCINES | SCHD is currently offering no-cost pneumonia vaccine for adults with added risk factors including smoking; diabetes; immune deficiency; heart, liver and lung disease; and other less common conditions. | More information and how to schedule.
SHARPS DISPOSAL | Sedgwick County residents needing to dispose of sharps can (1) Contact a medical waste company and ask if they provide residential services, OR (2) Dispose with other trash in following these guidelines- Never put loose needles in the trash.

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