Beginning today, people who live in Wyandotte County, Kansas, who get vaccinated at any  the Unified Government Public Health Department (UGPHD) vaccine clinic can receive an immediate gift to take home or be entered to win a larger prize.  The program, #IHelpedConquerCOVID incentive program, is being launched to encourage Wyandotte County residents to get free COVID-19 vaccinations or to get tested for the virus.

Current Gifts and Prizes Available – While Supplies Last!

Incentives for Vaccinations

Beginning June 22, people who live in Wyandotte County who get vaccinated by the UGPHD can receive one of the following:

  • People age 12-17 can walk away with one of the following:
    • Silver season pass to Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun, or,
    • Dinner for four and game passes for Dave & Buster’s
    • People age 18 and older can get entered for:
      • A chance to win a $500 Visa gift card – three winning entries will be drawn each day that the UGPHD vaccinations are operating

Gift Card Incentive For COVID-19 Testing

Also beginning June 22, people who live in Wyandotte County who come in to a UGPHD site for a COVID-19 test will receive a $25 Visa gift card (one gift card per person, while supplies last). People coming in to get vaccinated may get tested at the same time and receive a gift both for their test and their vaccination. The UGPHD primarily provides COVID-19 saliva tests (“spit tests” with no swab) but also has nasopharyngeal tests available (swab at the back of the nose/throat) for people who cannot produce enough saliva for the spit test.

Minors should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Additional Give-Aways This Summer

The UGPHD is kicking off the #IHelpedConquerCOVID program with the prizes listed above and will be offering different gifts and prizes in the coming months for people who live in Wyandotte County who choose to get vaccinated or tested.

Information on additional give-aways will be posted on the UGPHD’s Facebook and Twitter (@UGHealthDept) or at, when they become available.   

UGPHD Vaccine Clinic Hours

The UGPHD mass vaccination site hours will be changing in July. Based on the volume of use, the UGPHD decided to reduce to one stationary vaccination site and to continue with a heavy focus on mobile vaccinations around the community. Their Kmart location at 7836 State Avenue will remain open with reduced hours and the Armory location, 100 S. 20th St., KCK, will close at the end of business July 1

Hours now through July 2:

  • Kmart site (7836 State Ave, Kansas City, KS)
    • Tuesday and Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    • Armory site (100 S. 20th St, Kansas City, KS)
      • Thursday and Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
      • Saturday, June 26, 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
        • Note: The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is provided on Saturdays and is authorized for people ages 18 and older. Saturday clinics are provided in partnership with Donnelly College.

Hours beginning the week of July 5:

  • Kmart site (7836 State Ave, Kansas City, KS)
    • Wednesday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    • CLOSED: Armory site (100 S. 20th St, Kansas City, KS)

For more information about getting a free COVID-19 vaccine in Wyandotte county or to request mobile vaccine services, visit or call 3-1-1 (913-573-5311).

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