Sedgwick County’s mobile COVID-19 testing team will in Wichita on Thursday.
Walk-up testing is being offered for free and without an appointment, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and the following locations. Testing is only being offered to people with symptoms of COVID-19, or people who have been in contacted with other people who tested positive. Asymptomatic testing is only being offered to first responders and healthcare workers.
- Thursday, October 1 at University United Methodist Church, 2220 N. Yale, Wichita, 67220
The Sedgwick County Health Department lists the following symptoms as being associated with COVID.
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Chills or shivering
- Muscle or body aches
- Sore throat
- New loss of taste or smell
- Fatigue or feeling more tired than normal
Hours at the drive-thru testing site in east Wichita are being expanded. Appointments are needed to use the drive-thru site, at 620 North Edgemoor, in the old National Guard building. Appointments are made by calling 211. ,
- Starting September 14, Sedgwick County residents with appointments can obtain no-cost COVID-19 testing at the following times:
- Monday, Wednesday, Friday – 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4:45 p.m.
- Tuesday and Thursday – 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 6:45 p.m.
- During the week of September 14, nasopharyngeal (NP) swabs will be collected for testing on all days except from 1 to 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, September 16 when the SCHD will pilot saliva testing at the DTSS.
- SCHD will implement more saliva testing the week of September 21.
If you have any questions about COVID-19 testing you’re asked to call 211.
Sedgwick County reopened applications for CARES Act funding for businesses. Small businesses can also apply to receive a PPE supply kit if needed. Applications for both programs can be made by using the following link.