CORONAVIRUS, Health, Washington County

Vaccine appointments available for eligible Washington County seniors

Ansu Drammeh, R.N., a cardiovascular intensive care nurse at OHSU, is given the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine on Wednesday, December 16 by Ryan Thrower, D.M.D., who, according to OHSU, is the first dental resident in the United States to administer a COVID-19 vaccine.

Washington County Health and Human Services announced that 1,000 vaccine appointments are available for seniors age 70 and up, healthcare workers, and others who are currently eligible for a vaccine at a drive-through clinic in Beaverton on Saturday, February 27. 

Conducted at the Nike Campus in Beaverton at One Bowerman Drive, Beaverton, the clinic is hosted by Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue and can be accessed through the Murray Boulevard entrance.

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The appointment is for the first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine; those who get an appointment will need to be available for the second dose three weeks later on a weekday.

More information on eligibility can be found here or by dialing 211.

Chas Hundley is the editor of the Banks Post and sister news publications the Gales Creek Journal and the Salmonberry Magazine. He grew up in Gales Creek and has a cat.

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