205 W 5th Ave
Ellensburg, WA 98926-2887
Monday - Friday
8 AM - 5 PM
Kittitas (pronounced 'KITT-i-tass') County is located in central Washington
State. It spans from the lush forested Cascade Mountains to the upper Yakima River Valley plains and
the Columbia River.
Kittitas County, WA -
The Kittitas County Public Health Department (KCPHD) will be hosting an on-site free vaccine clinic for children 5 to 11 years of age to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The clinic will be at KCPHD, 507 N Nanum Street Suite 2, in Ellensburg from 8am to 1pm on November 20th. Parents/guardians must be present. Appointments are required! Please use Sign Up Genius at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C4FACA723A5FFC52-pediatric for an appointment.
Vaccines will only be available for individuals between the ages of 5 to 11 during the clinic. Forms required for the vaccination can be filled out prior to the clinic by accessing the forms at www.co.kittitas.wa.us/health. Forms will be available on-site.
An additional vaccination clinic will be available on December 4, 2021 at KCPHD from 8 am to 1pm at 507 N Nanum Street Suite 2. To sign up for that date, please visit https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C4FACA723A5FFC52-pediatric1.
After the vaccine is administered, children will need to remain onsite for 15 to 30 minutes. Activities will be provided during the observation time. The process is similar to vaccines for individuals 18 and older and KCPHD will have trained medical providers staffed for the observation period. Spanish speaking translators will be available throughout the clinic. If you or your child require accommodations, please contact KCPHD at 509-962-7515.
All vaccines administered will be uploaded into the Washington State Immunization and Information System and will be available to access via https://wa.myir.net. Additional locations will be available to access pediatric (5 to 11) vaccine in Kittitas County including locations in upper and lower county. Please use the vaccine locator tool via www.doh.wa.gov to find a location that works for you.
COVID-19 vaccinations are recommended for children 5 to 11 years old. The vaccine is effective in lowering symptoms and potential transmission to others. The most common side effects for 5 to 11year-old children is sore arms, sore muscles, and low-grade fever. For more information, please visit https://www.cdc.gov or talk to your medical provider for more information.
Members of the media are welcome to attend from 7:00 am to 7:45 am at KCPHD to ask questions about the local event or take pictures of the clinic during set up. Public information staff will be on hand to answer any questions or concerns related to the event and pediatric COVID-19 vaccinations. After 7:45 am, media will be asked to not be on the premises for patient confidentiality.
Kittitas County, from the Cascades to the Columbia, and online at http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us
Kasey Knutson, Public Information Officer, 509-962-7515
Kittitas County has a total area of 2,333 square miles. The highest point in the county is Mount Daniel at 7,959 feet above sea level.