How to Get the Covid Vaccine in Kansas

People in Kansas can get the Covid vaccine at many different locations. Here is a guide on how to get the vaccine in Kansas.

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is now vaccinating individuals aged 65 and older, as well as front-line essential workers. If you are in one of these groups, you can schedule an appointment for a vaccine through the KDHE website.

Walk-in vaccination clinics are also available at some locations. To find a clinic near you, visit the KDHE website or call 2-1-1.


As of February 10, people who are 65 and older, health care workers, and those with certain underlying health conditions are eligible to receive the vaccine. If you are 65 or older, you can get the vaccine at a mass vaccination site, your doctor’s office, or a pharmacy. If you are a health care worker, you can get the vaccine at your employer’s vaccine clinic, a mass vaccination site, or your doctor’s office.


If you’re 16 or older, you’re now eligible to get the vaccine in Kansas.

Health Conditions

To be eligible for the vaccine, you must:

-Be a Kansas resident
-Be age 18 or older
-Not have had a severe allergic reaction to a previous dose of the Covid vaccine OR have had an allergic reaction to any ingredient in the vaccine
-Not currently be experiencing Covid symptoms

If you have a health condition that puts you at higher risk for severe illness from Covid, you may also be eligible for the vaccine. These conditions include:

-Chronic kidney disease
-COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
-Down Syndrome
-Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease or cardiomyopathies
-Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) from solid organ transplant, HIV or use of corticosteroids or other immune weakening medicines
-Obesity (BMI of 30 or higher)
-Sickle cell disease

Where to Get the Vaccine

If you are a Kansas resident, you may be wondering where you can get the Covid vaccine. There are a few different options for getting the vaccine, and we will go over them in this article. You can get the vaccine at your local pharmacy, doctor’s office, or health department.


Most major pharmacies will have the vaccine, but it is important to check with your local pharmacy to see if they have it in stock. You can also use the Vaccine Finder tool on the CDC website to locate a vaccine provider near you.

Some of the major pharmacies that will have the vaccine include:

-Rite Aid

Health Departments

In Kansas, health departments are administering the COVID-19 vaccine to eligible people in phases 1a, 1b, and 1c. Check the list of health departments below to find out if your local department is administering vaccines.

Phase 1a: Healthcare workers and long-term care residents
-Butler County Health Department
-Chase County Health Department
-Douglas County Health Administration
-Franklin County Health Department
-Jefferson County Health Department
-Johnson County Department of Health and Environment
-Lyon County Health Department
-Miami County Health Department
-Norton County Health Department
-Osage County Health Department
-Phillips County Health Department


If you live in Kansas, there are several ways to get the Covid vaccine. You can get it through your local health department, at a pharmacy, or by signing up for a vaccine clinic. You can also check with your employer to see if they are offering the vaccine to employees.

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