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.

to book an appointment, visit

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.

+ posts

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.

Sign up for Banks area news in your inbox ↓