Governor Laura Kelly visits Wesley Medical Center and visits the Black Nurses Association in Wichita
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – Governor Laura Kelly was in Wichita on Monday as part of her “Back to Work, Back to School” tour.
Last week the tour focused on economic development. This week the focus is on health care. The governor visited the Wesley Medical Center and was fortunate enough to visit the children’s hospital. She also spoke with members of the associations of black nurses. His big message was to call for the expansion of Medicaid and to urge the Kansans to get vaccinated.
“We have to keep increasing this, we have to achieve collective immunity if we are really going to go back to work, go back to school and get back to normal,” Governor Kelly said.
The Sedgwick County Department of Health has partnered with the Wichita Black Nurses Association and churches in underserved communities to help get more vaccines to the arms of Wichita’s minorities.
Below is a list of mobile clinics hosted by the Black Nurses Association and Sedgwick County.
|Wednesday, April 21, 2021||10 a.m. to 3 p.m.||City of Bel Aire||7651 E. Central Park Ave.||Mobile walk-in clinic|
|Saturday April 24, 2021||10 a.m. to 2 p.m.||Haysville Schools||900 West Grand Ave., Haysville||Call (316) 554-2200
make an appointment
|Wednesday April 28, 2021||10 a.m. to 3 p.m.||Church of the Heart of Christ||856 South Green St., Wichita, KS||Mobile walk-in clinic|
|Saturday May 1, 2021||11 a.m. to 4 p.m.||Evergreen Leisure Building||2700 N. Woodland, Wichita, KS||Call (316) 670-4947
make an appointment
|Sunday, May 2, 2021||1 p.m. to 5 p.m.||Church of St. Mary the Baptist||1648 E. 17th St., Wichita, KS||2nd dose clinic *|
|Wednesday 5 May 2021||2 p.m.-6 p.m.||Brookside UMC||2760 S. Roosevelt St., Wichita, KS||Mobile walk-in clinic|
|Monday, May 10, 2021||2 p.m.-6 p.m.||COGIC of the Great Pentecost||730 N. Cleveland, Wichita, KS||2nd dose clinic *|
|Sunday May 16, 2021||1 p.m. to 4 p.m.||Cedars Chapel UMC||1140 E. 47th St., Wichita, KS||1st dose clinic *|
|Saturday, May 22, 202 111 a.m. to 4 p.m.||11 a.m. to 4 p.m.||Evergreen Leisure Building||2700 N. Woodland, Wichita, KS||2nd dose clinic *|
|Sunday June 6, 2021||1 p.m. to 4 p.m.||Cedars Chapel UMC||1140 E. 47th St., Wichita, KS||2nd dose clinic *|
* For those who have scheduled appointments after receiving their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
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