Due to the demand for medical services in the urban Indian community, Hunter Health Clinic opened their first location in Wichita, Kansas in 1976, originally known as The Wichita Urban Indian Health Center. In 1985, the center was renamed to Hunter Health Clinic and expanded their locations to serve all people.
Hunter Health Clinic is the only Urban Indian Health Program in Kansas and the only federally funded Community Health Center in Wichita. In 2008, Hunter Health Clinic delivered 72,231 services to 25,391 individuals.
Wichita, the largest city in Kansas with a population of 389,965, is the county seat of Sedgwick County. Major highways, including the Kansas Turnpike, US 400 and Interstate I-135, link the city with a large trade area that encompasses a population of more than one million people within a 100-mile radius. The nearest large cities are Denver to the west, Kansas City to the northeast, and Oklahoma City to the south, and Tulsa to the southeast. In July 2011, Wichita, Kansas ranked 8th on the list of the 10 best value cities. In February 2013, Wichita was ranked 23 of 102 major markets for small-business vitality. Commute times are the lowest among the 100 major metropolitan markets. Wichita has also been named the most "Uniquely American" city by Newsmax Magazine, in addition to being designated an "All-American City" four times.
Wichita is home to Sedgwick County Zoo, the seventh-largest zoo in the U.S. and the state’s most-visited outdoor attraction. You’ll find gems like this and things to do in Wichita in every neighborhood of the city. From nightlife to family fun, there are so many things to do and see in Wichita. Start exploring outdoors, zoos and wildlife activities, our 33 museums, numerous attractions and entertainment venues, arts and theaters, shopping, sports, and recreation, like our many golf courses. Entertainment comes in all forms in Wichita. Music venues, live comedy, and theatre are all Wichita entertainment highlights for families and kids of all ages. Adults can head on over to the Kansas Star Casino, which offers table games, slots, poker and delicious food.
Make sure to check out the INTRUST Bank Arena that hosts the biggest concerts in Kansas ranging from Taylor Swift to Bon Jovi. With multicultural festivals, symphonies, musicals, international opera performances and much more, Century II is a Midwest arts magnet.
Wichita's attractions are always a highlight as well. The Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre, Cabaret Oldtown, Mosley Street Melodrama and Music Theatre of Wichita offer the finest musical and theatre performances in Kansas and bring Broadway to Wichita. The historic Orpheum Theatre is a mecca for performing arts and hosts the annual Tallgrass Film Festival that attracts more than 11,000 people annually.