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On the COVID-19 vaccine waitlist – now what?

Feb 2, 2021, 12:29 PM
Once you have enrolled in the SRH vaccine waitlist we are asking for you to be patient.

Millions of people across the State of Washington are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in the current phase (1B, Tier 1). As of today, Washington is only being allocated 100,000 doses each week. This means it will take many weeks to vaccinate all who are currently eligible.

COVID-19 Vaccine Vials

To accommodate the large demand for vaccine, Skagit Regional Health has established a vaccine waitlist. This allows us to match the supply that we receive with the number of vaccine appointments, reducing the likelihood of rescheduling appointments. We are thrilled by the enthusiasm from eligible community members who have enrolled in our vaccine waitlist and we are dedicated to vaccinating these people on our waitlist as soon as possible. As of February 2, 2021 there are more than 40,000 on the waitlist with several thousand more people being added every day.

Once you have enrolled, we ask that you do the following:

  • Be patient. The demand for the vaccine far outweighs the current vaccine supply and our waitlist of phase-eligible people is very long. It will take many weeks or months to vaccinate everyone, and potentially longer, if our vaccine supply does not increase. You will be contacted as vaccine becomes available.
  • We kindly ask that you do not call our offices to ask about your place in line. Our scheduling staff will contact you at the phone number provided on the waitlist when appointments are available. Our Patient Service Representatives are not able to look up the location/position of patients on the waitlist, nor can they provide an estimate of when you will be called to schedule a vaccination.
  • If you receive a vaccine elsewhere, please cancel your place on our waitlist through our website. This simple step helps to keep the waitlist accurate and reduces the phone calls and time that the scheduling process requires.

If you have not yet enrolled in our waitlist and are eligible under the current phase, visit the SRH website to be added. For a list of all area vaccine providers, visit the Department of Health’s website.

If you are not currently eligible, you can use the Department of Health’s Phase Finder tool to receive notification when you become eligible. 

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On the COVID-19 vaccine waitlist – now what?

Feb 2, 2021, 12:29 PM
Once you have enrolled in the SRH vaccine waitlist we are asking for you to be patient.

Millions of people across the State of Washington are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in the current phase (1B, Tier 1). As of today, Washington is only being allocated 100,000 doses each week. This means it will take many weeks to vaccinate all who are currently eligible.

COVID-19 Vaccine Vials

To accommodate the large demand for vaccine, Skagit Regional Health has established a vaccine waitlist. This allows us to match the supply that we receive with the number of vaccine appointments, reducing the likelihood of rescheduling appointments. We are thrilled by the enthusiasm from eligible community members who have enrolled in our vaccine waitlist and we are dedicated to vaccinating these people on our waitlist as soon as possible. As of February 2, 2021 there are more than 40,000 on the waitlist with several thousand more people being added every day.

Once you have enrolled, we ask that you do the following:

  • Be patient. The demand for the vaccine far outweighs the current vaccine supply and our waitlist of phase-eligible people is very long. It will take many weeks or months to vaccinate everyone, and potentially longer, if our vaccine supply does not increase. You will be contacted as vaccine becomes available.
  • We kindly ask that you do not call our offices to ask about your place in line. Our scheduling staff will contact you at the phone number provided on the waitlist when appointments are available. Our Patient Service Representatives are not able to look up the location/position of patients on the waitlist, nor can they provide an estimate of when you will be called to schedule a vaccination.
  • If you receive a vaccine elsewhere, please cancel your place on our waitlist through our website. This simple step helps to keep the waitlist accurate and reduces the phone calls and time that the scheduling process requires.

If you have not yet enrolled in our waitlist and are eligible under the current phase, visit the SRH website to be added. For a list of all area vaccine providers, visit the Department of Health’s website.

If you are not currently eligible, you can use the Department of Health’s Phase Finder tool to receive notification when you become eligible.