Free vaccine, booster clinic slated to June 19

The Starbucks on 23rd and Jackson, 2300 S. Jackson St., in Seattle is hosting free vaccine and booster clinics from noon to 3 p.m. every third Friday of the month to June 17th. No appointment is needed. Call 206-322-7061 for more information.

As well, every home in the country is eligible to order four free at home COVID-19 tests. Orders will usually ship in seven to 12 days. To learn more and/or order the tests, go to

People can also visit, a Washington State Department of Health statewide portal, to order up to five free rapid-antigen COVID tests per household online. Those tests, will be delivered at no cost. Supplies are limited but will be restocked as they become available.

It is possible to report a positive test result from an at-home test through the state’s COVID-19 hotline. Hotline personnel will determine next steps based on a resident’s zip code so results can be recorded and reported. Staff can also guide callers through any questions they may have. The state hotline, 1-800-525-0127 (then press #), is available from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday and 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday. Language assistance is available.

DOH encourages all smartphone users to download or enable WA Notify,, for exposure notifications and to plug in positive results. Those using WA Notify at the time they test positive for COVID-19 can record their positive test results directly from their devices.

It is important to note that Washington is experiencing a surge of cases across the state, so if people who have symptoms should assume they have COVID-19 even if they don’t have a test to confirm it, and stay home if sick.