Everyone 5 years and older is eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Only the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is authorized for use in people 5 years and older. Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccine are available for those 18 years and older.
Pediatric Pfizer vaccine for kids ages 5-11 is a two-dose series, administered three weeks apart, but the dose is 1/3 of the dose administered to people 12 and older.
COVID-19 vaccine is available at many local pharmacies and medical offices. If you have a health care provider, check to see if they’re providing COVID-19 vaccinations.
To find a location near you offering COVID-19 vaccine:
People who are 18 years and older are eligible for COVID-19 vaccine booster doses. Boosters are available for all three COVID-19 vaccines.
The COVID-19 vaccines continue to be very effective at preventing severe illness that can lead to hospitalization and death. But recent data suggests vaccination is becoming less effective at preventing infection or milder illness as time goes on. Still, most COVID-19 cases continue to be in those who are not vaccinated.
Data from clinical trials show that a booster dose can increase the immune response and provide improved protection against COVID-19, including the delta variant.
Pfizer or Moderna: Everyone 18 years and older who received their second dose at least 6 months ago is eligible for a booster dose.
Johnson and Johnson: Booster doses are recommended for everyone 18 years and older who received the Johnson and Johnson vaccine at least 2 months ago.
People who are eligible for a booster dose can choose which vaccine they receive as a booster dose. The booster dose does not have to be the same vaccine as the primary dose(s).
People who have questions about whether they should get a booster dose or which booster dose is right for them, should contact their health care provider.
For more information about booster doses, visit the CDC website.
Third doses for immunocompromised people
People who are moderately to severely immunocompromised can get a third dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna).
The COVID-19 vaccines continue to be very effective, but emerging data suggest people with moderately to severely compromised immune systems do not always build the same level of immunity as people who are not immunocompromised.
As a result, the CDC is recommending a third dose of mRNA vaccines for people who are moderately to severely immunocompromised. People should talk to their health care provider about their medical condition, and whether getting an additional dose is appropriate for them.
A person receiving a third dose should get it at least 28 days after the second dose. When possible, the person should receive the same vaccine as the first two doses but may receive the other mRNA vaccine brand if the original vaccine is not available.
At this time, there is no recommendation for an additional dose for immunocompromised people who received the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine. The CDC does recommend a booster dose for everyone 18 years and older who received the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
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- Washington State Department of Health COVID-19 vaccine webpage
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 vaccines website
Need a ride?
Washington state has partnered with Uber and Lyft to provide free and discounted rides to vaccine appointments for people who need transportation assistance. Call the state COVID-19 information hotline, 833.VAX.HELP, to request a ride to your appointment.
Community in Motion (formerly Human Services Council) can also provide rides to COVD-19 vaccination sites. Rides are available to Clark, Cowlitz and Wahkiakum county residents through December 2021. Call 360.762.5292 to request a ride.
Can’t find your vaccination card?
You can get your official vaccination record online through the state’s MyIR (My Immunization Records) website.
Visit MyIR Mobile to sign up for free. If you already have a MyIR account, you’re ready to access your immunization records. The state Department of Health website has additional information about MyIR and other ways you can access your immunization records.
If you need help accessing your records through MyIR, call the state’s COVID-19 hotline: 833.829.4357 (833.VAX.HELP).
COVID-19 vaccine administered
Doses administered, as of Monday, Nov. 15:
- 613,605 doses administered in Clark County
- 303,589 Clark County residents with at least one dose (71.5% residents 12+ years old)
- 278,084 Clark County residents fully vaccinated (65.5% residents 12+ years old)
Doses administered and number of residents vaccinated may not align because people may be vaccinated in a county other than where they live.
Washington State Department of Health provides the data on COVID-19 vaccine doses administered. Visit the state’s COVID-19 Data Dashboard for the additional vaccine data.
Vaccination by age
Updated Nov. 19. Data is from Washington Department of Health's COVID-19 data dashboard. Percentages are based on the total population in Clark County for each age group.
Vaccination by gender
Updated Nov. 19. Data is from Washington Department of Health's COVID-19 data dashboard.
Vaccination by race/ethnicity
Updated Nov. 19. Data is from Washington Department of Health's COVID-19 data dashboard. Percentages reflect the percent of vaccinated people who identify with each race/ethnicity. For example, 68% of Clark County residents who have been vaccinated identify as white and 8% of Clark County residents who have been vaccinated identify as Hispanic/Latino.