COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

February 19, 2021 Swedish Health Team

Swedish is grateful to our caregivers and the community for helping make our clinic at Seattle University such a successful vaccination site in Washington. With your support, we have vaccinated tens of thousands frontline caregivers and community members. 

Final dates/times for Swedish Community COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

For those who received first doses (D1) with us at the Swedish Community COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at Seattle U, and haven’t received a second dose (D2), please view the chart below for remaining clinic dates / times.

You may walk into the clinic on the date and time of your choosing (you do not need an appointment), as long as your D1 dose was administered before the date referenced on the chart. Those receiving a D2 are required to present their D1 vaccination card. For lost cards, please visit the WAIIS website to print or take a screen shot of your vaccine record. If you are unable to provide validation, your appointment will be delayed while we validate your eligibility. If we can’t confirm your D1, we will not be able to vaccinate you during D2 clinics.

When we have information on additional Swedish vaccine sites, we will update this blog post and share information via MyChart.

Vaccine Phases  

Many of our patients are interested in receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, and we recommend getting it when it’s available to you. Vaccinations are happening in phases, with those at highest risk being vaccinated first. Not sure what phase you're in? Check your vaccine eligibility here

The Washington State Department of Health requires Swedish and other medical facilities across the nation to follow this phased vaccination approach. Current vaccination phases:

Phase 1A

  • Workers in health care settings 
  • High-risk first responders 

Phase 1B/Tier 1

  • 65 years and older   
  • 50 years and older who reside in a multigenerational household (home where individuals from 2 or more generations reside such as an elder and a grandchild). 

Booking an Appointment

If you are eligible for Phases 1A or 1B/Tier 1 after completing the DOH Phase Finder tool, you may:

  1. Schedule an appointment at any COVID-19 vaccination clinic in the state. Visit DOH's online Washington state clinic locator to find a clinic nearest you.

We recognize many are eager to get vaccinated and prefer to receive a vaccine sooner rather than later. We appreciate your patience and ask that you please respect and follow the phase requirements, which are aimed at prioritizing the most vulnerable people in our community. 

For more information about COVID-19 and the vaccination process, please visit the follow resources:

CDC|COVID-19 Vaccine Priority Phases

WA State Phase Finder

Vaccine Locations

COVID-19 Safety

Washington State COVID-19 Response

Over the next few months, we urge everyone to continue wearing a mask, practicing physical distancing and washing your hands frequently.

Thank you for doing your part and for trusting us as your partner in health.

 

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