vaccines

Tri-Cities vaccinations begin with Kadlec health care providers

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Phase-1A of COVID-19 vaccinations is underway in the Tri-Cities as Kadlec health care workers have begun to receive vaccinations this week. Kadlec is administering vaccinations based on the location and professional role of each health care professional…

Over 1,000 vaccinations occurred in Washington this week

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Over 1,000 high-risk health care workers throughout Washington state received vaccinations as of midnight on December 16. The Washington Department of Health (DOH) administered 1,159 COVID-19 vaccinations after doses began to arrive on Monday. Vaccinations began for…

US vaccinations ramp up as 2nd COVID-19 shot nears

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds more U.S. hospitals geared up to vaccinate their workers Tuesday as federal regulators issued a positive review of a second COVID-19 vaccine needed to boost the nation’s largest vaccination campaign. The Food and Drug Administration said…

Who will receive the COVID-19 vaccine first in Washington?

KENNEWICK, Wash. — As the Pfizer/BioNtech COVID-19 vaccines become available in Washington state, the quantity will be extremely limited to begin. The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is distributing its limited amount of vaccines throughout the country. Public…

Fred Meyer to offer COVID-19 vaccine

Fred Meyer announced Monday that local stores will offer the COVID-19 vaccine once it becomes readily available to the public. “At QFC and Fred Meyer we are committed to helping people live healthier lives. We have been diligent to do…

Washington could get COVID-19 vaccines as early as Monday

SEATTLE - Washington could get COVID-19 vaccines in the state as early as Monday or Tuesday after an advisory committee voted Thursday to endorse Pfizer’s version. A group of scientists independent of the Food and Drug Administration voted 17-4…

UK gears up to start COVID-19 vaccinations on Tuesday

LONDON (AP) — Shipments of the coronavirus vaccine developed by American drugmaker Pfizer and Germany’s BioNTech were delivered Sunday in the U.K. in super-cold containers, two days before it goes public in an immunization program that is being closely watched…