VIDEO: Marking one year of COVID-19 with Executive Constantine and Dr. Duchin

This week marks one year since the first cases of COVID-19 were identified in King County and sadly, our community experienced the first COVID-19 death nationwide. During our February 26, 2021 media briefing, King County Executive Dow Constantine and Dr. Jeff Duchin reflected on the anniversary — thanking our entire community for helping us progress towards a healthier tomorrow.

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Expanding vaccination to older adults in King County

Senior woman getting a vaccine from her doctor in her home during a house visit during the COVID-19 pandemic.

All older adults in Washington state over the age of 65 are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. People 50 and older who live in multigenerational households are also eligible if they meet certain conditions. Due to limited supply of vaccine, not everyone will be able to access a vaccine right away. Access will improve as the supply chain widens and providers in King County receive more doses. Learn how to get vaccinated in King County and read more about the expanded vaccination eligibility.

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