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2021

1
MAR

Eligibility expanded to adults age 65 and over at Kent and Auburn community vaccination sites. Appointment slots open Monday, March 1, 2021
Public Health’s Kent and Auburn COVID-19 community vaccination sites have expanded eligibility to include adults age 65 and older. The two sites will begin providing vaccination to people 65 and older starting Monday, March 1.

18
FEB

King County Board of Health meeting on February 18, 2021
The King County Board of Health is holding a meeting on February 18, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. The agenda includes discussion and possible action on a resolution about management of COVID 19 prevention and outbreaks in Washington State Department of Corrections facilities, an update on COVID-19 and vaccine updates and adopting the 2021 workplan for the Board.

29
JAN

King County launches COVID-19 vaccination sites in Kent and Auburn to provide access for vulnerable older adults
King County is opening two new community vaccination sites on February 1 in Kent and Auburn to expand vaccine access to the most vulnerable older adults in south King County. Establishing these sites now will help prepare for high-volume community access once more vaccine becomes available.

20
JAN

King County Board of Health meeting on January 21, 2021
The King County Board of Health holds a meeting on January 21, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. The agenda includes updates on COVID-19 vaccine planning and discussion of a resolution urging the state to address racism as a public health crisis.