Onsite King County flu clinics for 2021

Update: Due to nursing shortages, the on-site flu shot schedule is subject to last minute changes. We’re doing what we can to provide timely updates and support social distancing at clinics. Please make an appointment ahead of time and we will communicate with you if there are any changes. If you’re considering walking in to a clinic, please connect with us prior to for schedule updates.

If your clinic has been previously canceled or if an onsite flu shot clinic is not an option for you, we recommend connecting to your pharmacy or primary care physician for your flu shot. You can learn more about that here.

We appreciate your flexibility. If you have questions about a clinic, please contact BalancedYou@kingcounty.gov

Getting a flu vaccine is an important part of protecting your health, your family’s health, and your community’s health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone six months and older get a flu vaccine every year.

This fall, flu shots are even more important given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. While the flu shot won’t protect you from COVID-19, it has many other important benefits. Getting a flu shot can reduce your risk of getting the flu, help protect vulnerable populations, and conserve health care resources as we continue to navigate these uncertain times.

Each year, King County’s Balanced You provides onsite flu shots for employees. Providing programs to support your health and well-being is one way we’re Investing in YOU. Read on for how we’re modifying the flu shot clinic program to serve those most impacted during the pandemic.

Where and when do I get a flu shot, and how will I be safe?

The health of King County employees is Balanced You’s top priority. To reduce the spread of COVID-19 and promote social distancing, this year’s onsite flu clinics will be restricted to essential employees, defined as employees who are currently reporting to work rather than telecommuting.

Here are the other ways we work with our flu shot team to keep you safe:

  • Reduce the number of vendors and employees onsite.
  • Increase sanitation and cleaning between employees.
  • Mandate face masks, in accordance with King County policy.
  • Institute several measures for social distancing. Check schedule for more details about each clinic’s location.
  • Encourage appointments for each clinic.

Help reduce crowding and wait-times by:

  • Making an appointment to receive your flu shot. Walk-ins are also welcome.
  • Completing your flu shot consent form ahead of time. You can type directly onto the form, print, and bring with you to the clinic.
  • Wearing short sleeves, a sleeveless shirt, or clothing that shows your shoulder easily.
  • Encouraging family members to work with their healthcare provider or pharmacist for their flu shots this year, instead of coming onto King County worksites.

Below is a schedule of flu shot clinics being held across the county for essential employees. We will continue to make changes to the schedule, so check back for more updates. To promote social distancing, employees’ family members and employees who are telecommuting are asked not to come to King County worksites to receive their flu shots this year and are instead encouraged to receive one through one of these options.

King County Flu Shot Schedule for Essential Employees

Worksite Date and time Location details Who to contact
East Transit Base Friday, Oct. 22
6:00-9:00 a.m.
Make an appointment here
Imelda Ngonevolalath
Victor Fontenette
North Transit Base Tentative
Monday, Oct. 25
6:00-9:30 a.m.
Make an appointment here
Janice Larson
East Transit Base Tentative
Monday, Oct. 25
2:00-5:00 p.m.
Make an appointment here

Imelda Ngonevolalath
Victor Fontenette
Renton RoadsTentative
Tuesday, Oct. 26
6:30-9:30 a.m.
Building C
Large Conference Room
Make an appointment here

Misti Straight
Ryerson Transit Base Tentative
Tuesday, Oct. 26
2:30-5 p.m.
Make an appointment here
Janet Crahan
West Point Treatment Plant Tentative
Wednesday, Oct. 27
6:30-8 a.m.
Open to Treatment Plant employees only
Make an appointment here
Patrick Dwyer
Admin BuildingTentative
Wednesday, Oct. 27
10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
5th Floor Training Room
Make an appointment here
Shawna Johnson
South Treatment Plant Tentative
Thursday, Oct. 28
6:30-8:00 a.m.
Open to Treatment Plant employees only
Make an appointment here
Angela Dickson
Friday, Oct. 29
10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Jury Assembly Room 2E
Make an appointment here
Sandra Ogilvie

If a worksite flu shot clinic is not an option for you, we encourage you to visit your primary care provider’s office or local pharmacies to receive a flu shot, which is a covered benefit for King County employees enrolled in Regence or Kaiser. While providers and pharmacies are following CDC guidance for delivering flu shots, there are steps you can take to protect your health as well. When getting a flu vaccine, follow CDC’s recommendations for running essential errands and doctor visits, and continue to take everyday preventive actions.

Can I get the COVID-19 vaccine and a flu shot vaccine?

It is safe to get both the flu and COVID-19 vaccine at the same time. Current CDC guidance for the administration of COVID-19 vaccines states they may be administered with other vaccines, including flu vaccines.

King County flu shot clinics are separate from COVID-19 vaccine clinics, so you will have to schedule them separately. View the remaining dates for COVID-19 vaccine clinics.

As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, let’s do what we can to keep ourselves and each other safe.

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