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Walla Walla County COVID-19 testing update

WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla County Department of Community Health (DCH) and healthcare partners will temporarily close the Providence Southgate vaccine clinic during the week of November 22, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The regular clinic schedule (Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) will resume on Tuesday, November 30. Additionally, the Southgate clinic will have altered hours on Saturday, November 20. The clinic will shut down at 4 p.m. instead of the usual 5 p.m. Everyone interested in scheduling an appointment at Providence Southgate should visit

The COVID testing site at Providence Southgate will have altered hours for the week of November 22. The site will be open Monday, November 22 through Wednesday, November 24, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and again on Friday, November 26, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The testing site will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 25. Anyone in need of a COVID test can find testing appointments and locations at

Residents without Internet/computer access can call the DCH helpline (509) 524-2647 and leave their name, date of birth, phone number, and a message stating that they need assistance scheduling an appointment.

We encourage all residents to visit the County COVID website or text COVIDWW to 888777 for information on upcoming vaccination clinics.


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