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Director: Jennifer Johnson


 
 

VACCINE DOSES GIVEN

  Total number of COVID-19 vaccination doses administered in Skagit County by a registered vaccine providers.
 

166,120

  Last updated: 9/15/21 at 11:59 p.m.
Data provided via WA DOH

All people 12 years and older are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Currently, the Pfizer vaccine is the only vaccine authorized for use in minors age 12-17.
Parent/guardian consent to vaccinate is required for all dependent minors.

To find a vaccine provider near you, go to: Vaccinate WA
Or call the Vaccine Hotline: (360) 416-1500
Monday- Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Available in English and Spanish.



COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination now available at the Skagit County Fairgrounds

Monday through Friday from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Drive-through testing and vaccination now available, free of cost.
Please come to the South Gate Entrance of the Fairgrounds: 501 Taylor St, Mt Vernon, WA 98273

  • Testing and vaccination services now limited to those who live, work, or go to school in Skagit County.
  • No insurance or appointment required.
  • Vaccination available to people 12 and older; first and second doses available, as well as 3rd doses for certain immunocompromised individuals. Please talk with your doctor before seeking a third dose.
  • Antigen testing available to people 5 and older; must be symptomatic or recently exposed to COVID-19.

[UPDATE: August 16, 2021] Skagit County Public Health will now make third doses available to immunocompromised individuals. People are asked to speak with their healthcare provider about their medical condition, and whether getting an additional dose is appropriate for them. CDC does not recommend additional doses or booster shots for any other population at this time.

Currently, CDC is recommending that moderately to severely immunocompromised people receive an additional dose. This includes people who have:

  • Been receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood
  • Received an organ transplant and are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
  • Received a stem cell transplant within the last 2 years or are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
  • Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)
  • Advanced or untreated HIV infection
  • Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress your immune response

A full list of conditions is available on the CDC’s website.

For a list of frequently asked questions, visit the WA Department of Health's Vaccine Information page.