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COVID-19 vaccination eligibility changes for WW, Columbia Counties

Starting April 15, everyone 16 years of age and older will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination in Washington State.

WAITSBURG—The warm spring sunshine is out, but it isn’t safe to put the face masks away just yet. Vaccination eligibility is expanding, however, bringing us closer to a mask-free future.

In Walla Walla County, Group 1B, Tier 1, which includes all people 65 years or older, all people 50 years or older who live in multigenerational households, educators and staff for pre-k through 12th grades, and all childcare providers, is eligible for the COVID-19 vaccinations.

Also eligible at this time in Walla Walla County are individuals in Group 1B, Tier 2, which includes high-risk critical workers who w...


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