Sedgwick County Park COVID-19 Testing Site To Be Moved To Former Wichita Mall
Sedgwick County will move its COVID-19 testing site from Sedgwick County Park to the site of the former Wichita Mall.
Sedgwick County cited an increase in demand for COVID-19 testing as a reason for the move to a new site, with the number of tests since June increasing by 600%.
“The need was there and we’ve been looking for a while because we knew that we had outgrown and really needed a larger space to increase the safety of staff and community members,” said county health director Adrienne Byrne.
The new site will open on Oct. 4 at 4115 East Harry Street.
Testing will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday.
Byrne said moving to the new site will also allow the county to look at offering testing hours on Saturdays.