Community Health News
National Children's Hygiene Month
February is National Children's Hygiene Month. Sedgwick County is dedicated to improving the oral health of children in this community. Click here to learn more about the Sedgwick County Oral Health Coalition's Dental Sealant Program.
What's Coming and Going Around?
Pertussis - Sedgwick County saw an increase in
the number of pertussis (whooping cough) cases in the months of November 2013
through January 2014. Pertussis can be deadly, especially to young children who cannot
be vaccinated against the disease. Protect your family by learning more about
Influenza- Sedgwick County has seen many cases of influenza-like illness. It is important to protect yourself and your family from the flu
by getting vaccinated. Learn more about influenza.
Notifiable Disease Investigations
Week ending January 25, 2014 through week ending March 1, 2014
Read about the epidemiology (disease investigation) program at the Sedgwick County Health Department
1900 E. 9th St.
Wichita, KS 67214
Contact the Health Department
Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance and self-pay based on a sliding scale accepted as forms of payment for services rendered.