The UW has updated its COVID-19 policies. Learn more.

Where to get a vaccine | Booster shots

COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective, and you can be vaccinated at many providers at no cost to you.

Where can I get a COVID-19 vaccine?

Student-focused vaccination fairs are being jointly hosted by Hall Health and the Washington State Department of Health on all UW campuses. These fairs will offer updated COVID-19 vaccines, among others. Find more information about dates, locations, and signing up for appointments on the Immunity Verification Program Calendar.

Employees can access both seasonal flu and COVID-19 vaccines at clinics sponsored by the Whole U during Autumn Quarter 2023.

UW Medicine COVID-19 Vaccinations

UW Medicine

Vaccinations are available to students, personnel and the public at multiple UW Medicine locations.

Vaccinate WA

Vaccine locator

Find pharmacies, clinics and other locations offering vaccines around the state of Washington, including near UW campuses.

Not currently in Washington? details where to get vaccinated in states and territories across the United States. And local health departments can provide information on vaccination options outside the United States.

When can I get a COVID-19 vaccine?

All Washington residents age 6 months and over are eligible to receive a vaccine, as are residents in all states and territories in the United States. Eligibility outside the United States varies by country, so please check with the relevant health department to learn more.

More information about vaccines is available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Booster shots

A booster shot of a coronavirus vaccine is strongly encouraged. UW employees are allowed to use release time to get a booster shot. Getting vaccinated or a booster shot after you recover from COVID-19 infection provides added protection against COVID-19.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has additional information regarding booster shots. Consult your health care provider for questions specific to your individual circumstances, including situations involving vaccines not listed above.


More information on COVID-19 vaccines