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By David Pan 

Heatlh District: Vaccination site opens at Edmonds College

But general public still 1-3 months away from being eligible

 

Last updated 1/14/2021 at 9:58am

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Lisa Gates of Edmonds received her first COVID-19 vaccine shot last week at the Everett Clinic in Arlington. She is an RN at Northpoint, a recovery center in Edmonds. "Everyone should get vaccinated when it's their turn," she said. "We need to get protected as much as possible, for ourselves and others. It's no worse than the flu vaccine, yet it will save many more lives than are affected by the annual flu."

A specific time for the general public to get COVID-19 vaccine shots has not been finalized.

But they're on their way.

According to a timeline created by Snohomish County Vaccine Force, some members of the general public could start receiving the vaccine in one to three months. Those individuals in the B1 phase of Phase 1 (which includes Snohomish County) include all people 70 and older, as well as those 50 or older in multigenerational households.

It has opened two sites – one of them Jan. 6 at Paine Field and another Jan. 10 at Edmonds College. These sites are by appointment only, and t...



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