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The COVID-19 Delta variant is spreading fast. As of October 25 in King County, proof of vaccination will be required for everyone ages 12+ at outdoor events of 500 or more people, indoor recreational events or establishments, restaurants, and bars. As of September 13 in Washington state, masks are required for everyone ages 5+ at outdoor events with 500 or more people, and continue to be required in public indoor spaces. For more information, please see our Current COVID-19 guidance page.

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Anyone age 12 and over is eligible to get vaccinated. King County residents can get vaccinated at no cost at any vaccination site, including in Kent, Auburn, Seattle, Renton, Redmond, Shoreline, and Snoqualmie Valley. You can also get vaccinated at local pharmacies and through many healthcare providers.

To register at the sites in Kent and Auburn (open to everyone 12+ years): yourcovidvaccine.kingcounty.gov.

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Take these actions to help control the pandemic and support a safe reopening.

The best protection is to get vaccinated. Fully vaccinated people can now do more things safely and are helping reduce COVID-19 in the community.

Whether or not you are vaccinated, please wear masks in indoor public settings like grocery, retail, theaters, and entertainment establishments. See the Masking guidance page for more information.

Masking in high-risk settings helps to protect everyone, including those that currently aren't able to be protected by the vaccine such as children under twelve, and those who are immune suppressed.

Get tested if you have COVID-19 symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who tests positive.

Keep it small and outdoors for activities that involve people who are unvaccinated. The virus spreads easily indoors, so businesses and organizations can help by improving indoor air circulation and filtration.

King County COVID-19 Call Centers

  • Medical questions related to COVID-19?
    Contact the call center between 8 a.m.‑7 p.m. at 206‑477‑3977
  • Non-medical questions about COVID-19 including compliance and business related issues?
  • Need isolation or quarantine for COVID-19?
    Contact the call center between 8 a.m.-10 p.m. at 206‑477‑3977.
  • General questions about COVID-19 in Washington State
    Contact the Washington State COVID-19 Information Hotline at 1‑800‑525‑0127.
  • Send us an email* using our online form or email us directly at coronavirus@kingcounty.gov
    *Due to a large number of incoming emails regarding COVID-19, we may not be able to respond to you immediately.

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