Update 9.23.2022

September 23rd, 2022 - Posted in Alerts, Uncategorized

News from VashonBePrepared •
Noticias de VashonBePrepared
Published by the Vashon Emergency Operations Center
53- Friday, September 23, 2022

Hundreds Signing Up for Omicron Boosters
In a Nutshell: Your Booster Questions and Answers
Is the Pandemic Really Over?
Latest Vashon COVID Statistics

Cientos Registrandose para obtener la Vacuna de Refuerzo de Ómicron
En una Palabra: Preguntas y Respuestas sobre la vacuna de Refuerzo
¿Realmente se ha acabado la pandemia?
Últimas Estadísticas de COVID en Vashon

Hundreds Signing Up for Omicron Boosters
Hundreds of Vashon residents have booked appointments for Omicron bivalent booster vaccinations at our upcoming high-volume community vaccination clinics in October. A large number have also checked the box to get a seasonal flu vaccination at the same time.
To sign up, go to: VashonPharmacy.com/COVID-Vaccine If the online appointment page is closed, keep checking. The Pharmacy adds appointment times as supplies arrive, usually weekly, and includes appointments only for the number of doses on hand, so as not to disappoint anyone.
If you do not have computer access or have trouble navigating the appointment website, paper sign-up forms are available at the Pharmacy. There will be no same-day drop-in service at the vaccination site.
The weekend high-volume community clinics in October will be only for patients who are 18 or older. School-day vaccination clinics are planned for middle school students on October 14th and for high school students on October 21st. Be on the watch for sign-up instructions that will be sent out prior to the school-day vaccination clinics. The school-day clinics will be open to all Vashon students 12 and older.
The community vaccination clinics are a service of Vashon Pharmacy, in partnership with VashonBePrepared, the Vashon Emergency Operations Center, Medical Reserve Corps, Community Emergency Response Team, and Vashon Island Fire & Rescue.
The two island clinics, Sea Mar and Vashon Natural Medicine, will also be providing the Omicron boosters. You can call them for the latest info on availability at their locations. In addition, the Omicron boosters are available on the mainland at chain drug stores such as CVS and Walgreens, as well as healthcare networks such as Kaiser and Franciscan. One helpful online source for finding mainland vaccination locations is operated by Public Health – Seattle & King County: bit.ly/PHSKCvaxList