Novel coronavirus information

March 5, 2021

UW Medicine scheduling vaccine appointments for eligible patients on its waitlist

UW Medicine is now scheduling COVID-19 vaccine appointments for eligible patients on its waitlist, including UW employees and students who are eligible under state guidelines to receive a vaccination.

To join the waitlist, please follow the instructions at

Washington state is currently in Phase 1B-Tier 1 of vaccine distribution. The vaccine is available to:

  • Anyone 65 and older
  • Anyone 50 and older who also lives in a multigenerational household
  • Healthcare workers at high risk for COVID-19 infection
  • First responders
  • People who live or work in long-term care facilities
  • All other workers in health settings who are at risk of COVID-19
  • Educators and staff for pre-K through 12th grade
  • Licensed child care workers

Visit to find out if you’re eligible.