Beginning Monday, (10/3), the Sedgwick County Health Department (SCHD), will be offering Flu shots. The shots at their main clinic 2716 W. Central, will be available by appointment only.
According to the Sedgwick County Health Department, flu shots are available for uninsured adults, uninsured children, and children covered under the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and Medicaid/ KanCare (Aetna Better Health, Sunflower or United Healthcare). Uninsured adults and children receive the flu shot at no cost; children with CHIP or Medicaid/KanCare will have no co-pay.
Adults and children with private medical insurance can get vaccinated for flu at CVS, Dillon’s pharmacies and The Little Clinics, Walgreens, Walmart, independent pharmacies, community health clinics or through their healthcare provider.
County officials as well as the CDC recommend an annual flu shot for everyone 6-months or older unless directed by a physician. The flu shot can be given at the same time as COVID-19 vaccine.
To make an appointment, call their office at 316-660-7300.