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Walla Walla County vaccination clinic 3/20

 

March 18, 2021



WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla County Department of Community Health (DCH) and healthcare partners will open the county’s mass vaccination clinic on Saturday, March 20, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be approximately 2,300 first-dose appointments available for eligible Phase 1A, 1B1, and 1B2 county residents.

The soon-to-be eligible Phase 1B Tier 2 includes high-risk critical workers who work in the following specific congregate settings; agriculture, fishing vessel crews, food processing, grocery stores, corrections, prisons, jails or detention centers, public transit, remaining first responders and people age 16 or older who are pregnant or have a disability that puts them at higher risk. Additional information on Phases can be found on the Washington State Department of Health website.

Eligible county residents began scheduling appointments on Monday, March 15. Those who are interested in receiving a vaccine should complete the Washington State Phase Finder Tool and print out or screenshot their eligibility verification to provide at the time of their scheduled appointment.

After completing the Phase Finder Tool eligible residents should complete the following steps:

• Step 1: Go to https://www.covidwwc.com and click the “Upcoming Vaccine Clinics,” button.

• Step 2: Scroll to the “Schedule an Appointment,” section and click “Schedule an Appointment,” after confirming eligibility.

• Step 3: Select an appointment time and complete the registration process.

No walk-in appointments will be accepted. All eligible residents must have an appointment to receive a vaccine. Residents without internet or computer access can call the DCH helpline at (509) 524-2647 and leave their name, date of birth, phone number, and a message stating that they do not have access to the internet or a computer.

DCH encourages all residents to visit the County COVID website or text COVIDWW to 888777 for information on upcoming vaccination clinics and to use the DOH Phase Finder to verify eligibility.

 

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