KVH Hub: COVID-19

The KVH Hospital dashboard will be updated daily, Monday – Friday.

COVID-19 vaccines are available!

KVH is now offering Pfizer and Moderna vaccinations in our primary care clinics. Please call KVH Family Medicine – Ellensburg, KVH Family Medicine – Cle Elum, KVH Internal Medicine, KVH Workplace Health or KVH Pediatrics to make an appointment.

Find other vaccine locations in Kittitas County at https://vaccinelocator.doh.wa.gov/

KVH is committed to clear and timely communication, and COVID-19 is no exception. To the best of our ability, we will provide you with what you need to know. The Kittitas County Public Health Department is the primary source for local COVID-19 information.

Pfizer booster vaccines are available!

Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots are now available for specific at-risk populations. According to the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) and based upon the recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Western States workgroup, the following is recommended:

• People 65 years and older should receive a booster shot of Pfizer vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer primary series.

• Residents in long-term care settings should receive a booster shot of Pfizer vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer primary series.

• People aged 50 to 64 with certain underlying medical conditions should receive a booster shot of Pfizer vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer primary series.

• People 18 to 49 who are at high risk for severe COVID-19 due to certain underlying medical conditions may receive a booster shot of Pfizer vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer primary series, based on their individual benefits and risks. Please contact your personal care provider about benefits and risks.

• People aged 18-64 years who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting may receive a booster shot of Pfizer vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer primary series, based on their individual benefits and risks.

Please contact your personal care provider about benefits and risks.

Currently, Pfizer is the only manufacturer to receive approval for a booster dose.

Do you know someone who may be eligible for a Pfizer booster shot, but doesn’t have access to the internet? Please tell them to call 1-800-525-0127 for more information and possible assistance with scheduling a vaccine appointment.

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