September 12, 2023: Updated 2023-2024 COVID-19 Vaccine
CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get an updated COVID-19 vaccine to protect against the newer variants and potentially serious COVID-19 illness this fall and winter.
Supply is limited while vaccine is being shipped. Check with your pharmacy, healthcare provider, or visit Vaccines.gov to search for appointments.
Limited vaccine appointments are available at our Public Health Center in Kent. See our Getting Vaccinated in King County page, Option 3 for more details.
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For questions about COVID-19, please call the Washington State Department of Health at 1‑800‑525‑0127 .
COVID-19 vaccine options
- Everyone age 6 months and older is currently eligible for COVID-19 vaccines and booster shots. You can get vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna, and Novavax.
- The new 2023-2024 COVID-19 vaccine is currently available from Moderna and Pfizer. Note: Vaccination providers may not have every brand available.
Vaccines for immunocompromised people
CDC recommends that anyone ages 6 months and older who have moderately or severely weakened immune systems (immunocompromised) get a third dose of vaccine. The third shot is part of their initial vaccine series, not a booster.
Immune compromised children and adults should also get booster doses when eligible.
Cost of vaccine
Most insurance will cover the cost of COVID-19 vaccine, including Medicare and Medicaid/CHIP (“Apple Health”). Remember to bring your insurance card or information to your appointment!
Uninsured and underinsured adults can get COVID-19 vaccine at no cost from:
- CVS, Walgreens, and some independent pharmacies
- Community Health Centers
- Public Health Kent COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic
- Check Vaccines.gov for locations offering no cost “Bridge Access vaccine appointments
Children aged 18 and younger can get COVID-19 vaccine at no cost from:
Flyers, videos, and resources
Visit our Community materials page to find flyers, videos, and resources about COVID-19 in several languages.
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