Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order 4 free at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days.
Order your tests now so you have them when you need them.
If you need a COVID-19 test now, please see other testing resources for free testing locations in your area.
Here's is a list of vaccination opportunities for the week of January 17, 2022 in south and southeast King County. There's a new GSA vaccination site in Auburn! There is also an online informational session with Public Health – Seattle & King County and Mother Africa on January 21, 2022.
If you or members of your community need financial support to successfully isolate or quarantine, King County has two different programs available to support household bills and emergency food access. There is no income or citizenship requirement.
Emergency Food assistance information can be found here.
Attached is a list of South King County vaccination opportunities for the week of January 10th, 2022. Please also note at this time children who are 12+ are eligible for their Pfizer booster 5 months after their second dose. If you have any questions about vaccine opportunities or the newest age group eligibility, reach out to Whitney Taylor (Whitney.Taylor@kingcounty.gov) or Melissa Koziol (email@example.com)
COVID-19 cases are on the rise. Unfortunately, the new Omicron variant is causing an increase in cases among children. While vaccination is the best tool to prevent severe disease, most of the children in your groups cannot be vaccinated.
Here is a list of tools you can use to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in your program:
Vaccine Events the week of January 3rd in King County:
All doses available - Pediatric, 1st, 2nd doses receive $50 gift card. Appointments encouraged: https://bit.ly/3Ht7ogB
King County Covid Vaccine FAQ's: kingcounty.gov/covid/vaccinefaq
Vaccinating Youth - WA Department of Health https://bit.ly.3dEZVhz
As the holidays gear up, many are wondering what is required after domestic travel? (For International travel click here.)
For fully* vaccinated people:
For unvaccinated children and adults:
* People are considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after the second dose in a 2-dose series
In-home vaccination is available for people age 16 and older who:
To request an appointment, call the King County COVID-19 Call Center at 206-477-3977, 8 AM - 7 PM. Interpretation is available. You will be asked a few questions to confirm you are eligible for in-home vaccination.
Youth ages 5 and older can receive COVID-19 vaccination now
The FDA has authorized booster shots of Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine for anyone 18 years and older.
There are a number of options to find vaccine appointments – check out Public Health Insider for a complete list of options in King County, visit the Getting Vaccinated page, or the links below!
Do you and your family need financial support to successfully isolate or quarantine? Anyone living in King County who tests positive or is exposed to COVID-19 may be eligible to receive a one-time household bill payment of up to $1,500 to help pay their current rent, mortgage, utility, water, phone and internet bills. For eligibility information, visit the King County website. Deadline: As long as funds are available.
IMPORTANT UPDATE: Effective October 1, the Household Assistance Request Program will be limited to only those with a positive, recent COVID-19 test result. Close contacts of those who test positive will no longer be eligible for this program.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought overwhelming grief to many families. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is dedicated to helping ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the virus.
FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020. (Click Here for Flyer)
The applicant must be a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified alien who incurred funeral expenses after 1/20/20. The deceased person does not have to have been a U.S. citizen. For more information, please visit COVID-19 Funeral Assistance | FEMA.gov (information is available in 18 languages).
Need help with child care costs? You may qualify for financial assistance to help pay for child care if you live in King County, meet the income guidelines, and have been negatively impacted by Covid-19. Complete their application here. Deadline: As long as funds are available.
These sites will expand efforts to control the spread of COVID-19 in a disproportionately affected region of King County and are open to anyone, regardless of insurance. Public Health – Seattle & King County recommends that anyone who has COVID-19 symptoms or close contact with someone who has COVID-19 be tested right away. Stay home and away from others while you are waiting for test results.
Due to high demand at King County test sites, we encourage everyone to register online before going to the test site.
To register for a test, select the highlighted "Make reservation online" link below your preferred testing location at KingCounty.gov/covid/sites.
Online registration is available in English and Spanish. For other languages, or if you have difficulty registering, call the King County COVID-19 Call Center at 206-477-3977 (open daily from 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM). If you need an interpreter, please tell us in English what language you need.
Getting Vaccinated Resources
The Public Health Getting Vaccinated page now has links to translations in Amharic, Arabic, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), French, Khmer, Korean, Marshallese, Oromo, Russian, Samoan, Somali, Spanish, Tigrinya, Tongan, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.
The Vaccine FAQ page answers many common questions about COVID vaccine, and includes links to translations in Amharic, Arabic, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), French, Khmer, Korean, Marshallese, Oromo, Russian, Samoan, Somali, Spanish, Tigrinya, Tongan, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.
Emotional Wellness Resources for Marginalized Communities:
Please share with your networks! If you or anyone you know is having difficulties managing stress, call the Washington Listens support line at 1-833-681-0211. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. TTY and language access services are available by using 7-1-1 or their preferred method. Resources and self-help tips are available on walistens.org.
If you live in Pierce County and need rental assistance they can apply here: https://housinghelp.piercerentalassistance.org/
Snohomish county here:
King county here:
For a list of other counties: