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SEK Multi-County Health Department

Creating a Healthy Community

COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Active Cases

as of November 29, 2021

Allen: 59

Anderson: 18

Bourbon: 42

Woodson: 10

COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered 

as of November 29, 2021

Allen: 4,024

Anderson: 1,975

Bourbon: 2,944

Woodson: 1,209

COVID-19 Updates and Announcements

We are now carrying the Pfizer Vaccine. 

Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are available  as an additional dose for those moderately to severely immunocompromised. 

Booster doses are available for vaccine recipients who completed their initial series  (of Pfizer or Moderna) at least 6 months ago, or Johnson & Johnson primary dose 2 months (8 weeks ago) and are:

If you completed your initial series of Moderna or Pfizer (or primary dose of Johnson & Johnson), you may receive any of the approved COVID-19 vaccines as a booster dose. 

*12-17 year-olds are only able to receive Pfizer at this time and it has NOT been approved yet for anyone younger than 18 to receive a booster dose*

We now have Pfizer available for 5-11 year-olds. Please call your local health department to schedule an appointment.

Due to our office being partially closed for COVID-19 vaccine clinics through the weeks and months ahead, we will be posting the active case count weekly on Mondays. Thank you for your understanding regarding vaccine prioritizations. Please call your local health department if you would like a further breakdown of cases and/or vaccinations.

KDHE Travel Quarantine List: Please click on the link for the current travel quarantine. 

The travel and mass gathering quarantine period is seven days with a negative test result or 10 days without testing, with release from quarantine on Day 8 and Day 11, respectively. Further information on quarantine periods can be found on KDHE's website.

COVID-19 Vaccine Consent Form

Before getting vaccinated, please download and complete the consent form. The form should be printed and completed so that you can bring it to the vaccination event or appointment. Please do NOT send the form to the health department.

SEKMCHD COVID-19 Vaccine Consent Form

CDC recommends people who are moderately to severely immunocompromised should receive an additional dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine after the initial 2 doses. Please complete this attestation form prior to an extra dose of Moderna and provide it, along with your consent form to the Health Department.

Additional Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Dose Attestation 

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs

Do I need to make an appointment to get the vaccine?

Yes. At this time, it is necessary to make an appointment to get vaccinated at SEKMCHD.

Is vaccination mandatory?

Public Health officials are not mandating vaccination at this time. Your employer may require you to be vaccinated.

How much does the vaccine cost?

There is no cost to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The federal government provides the vaccine free of charge to all people living in the United States, no matter their immigration or health insurance status. No one can be denied a vaccine if they're unable to pay an admin fee.

Where can I get a COVID-19 vaccination?

COVID-19 vaccines are available through the health department, pharmacies and physician offices. You can also use VaccineFinder to find COVID-19 vaccines near you.

I already had COVID-19. Do I need to get the vaccine?

Yes, health experts recommend getting vaccinated whether or not you have already had COVID-19. At this time, experts are still learning how long you are protected from getting sick again after recovering from COVID-19. Even if you have already recovered from COVID-19, it is possible, but rare, that you could be infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 again. If you've had COVID-19 in the past 90 days, talk to your doctor about when you should get vaccinated.

How long after I get my vaccine do I need to wear my mask?

If you're fully vaccinated you can start to safely resume many activities. However, with the more contagious Delta variant circulating across the United States, health experts are encouraging all people to wear a mask indoors in public if they are in an area of substantial or high transmission. This will maximize protection against the Delta variant and prevent possibly spreading it to others.

I want to get a specific vaccine. How do I do that?

Every vaccine that is recommended by FDA and CDC has been thoroughly tested and found to be effective and safe. Currently, three types of COVID-19 vaccines are authorized for use in the United States: Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson. Different locations and providers will have one or more of the vaccines in stock. Use VaccineFinder to search for a nearby location with the type of vaccine you would like, or contact the provider directly. Note: Only the Pfizer vaccine is approved for children ages 5-17 years.

Visit Get Vaccine Answers or the CDC website for more answers to FAQs.