A community works to overcome COVID-19 vaccine hesitation

King County’s Marshallese community has every reason to be skeptical of health advice from the federal government. As a community health worker, Jiji Jally is working hard to encourage her fellow Marshallese and other Pacific Islanders to get it.

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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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