What we know about the new COVID-19 vaccine: Q&A with Dr. Eric Chow

Three adults show their vaccination band aids: An older Black man with a white beard, a young woman with long brown hair and tan skin, and an older White woman with short brown and gray hair.

This week, the CDC recommended that everyone 6 months and older get an updated COVID-19 vaccine. Dr. Eric Chow, our communicable disease expert, explains where you can get it, how cost will be covered, and why it’s important to get the new vaccine, even if you’ve already had COVID or been vaccinated.

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New COVID Conversations video series asks community members, Why vaccinate now?

Still image shows DJ TopSpin wearing a striped sweater, a backwards baseball hat, and aviator glasses in the frame of a polaroid. Background is bright orange and text says "Why get the COVID vaccine now?" "The sooner the better." kingcounty.gov/vaccine

A new video series from Public Health, called COVID Conversations, features local residents Why get vaccinated now? The new COVID Conversations video series from Public Public Health—Seattle & King County features local residents having open, unscripted conversations about how they felt when they learned the COVID-19 vaccine was available, and how they addressed any concerns.

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Bringing COVID-19 vaccines to people experiencing homelessness

By Ken Anderson and Ben Stocking As Public Health – Seattle & King County strives to get vaccines to everyone in King County, we are making a special effort to reach people living unhoused.  Mobile vaccination teams are holding clinics at homeless shelters and encampments across the county.  They have visited more than 170 sites and vaccinated more than 2600 people since the beginning of April.  The county’s […]

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