COVID-19 Patient Education
Patient education resources for your office or communications channels
below. For patient vaccine resources, visit our
COVID-19 Vaccines page.
Stay Up to Date on Medical Care and Routine Screenings
During COVID-19, many Americans have deferred or delayed getting
medical care. WSMA President Mika Sinanan, MD, PhD, talks about why
it's so important to stay up to date on your medical care and routine
Safe Masking for High-Risk Individuals
WSMA President Mika Sinanan, MD, PhD, on who should continue to wear a
mask to protect themselves against COVID-19, and how to choose the
best mask for you.
Patient Handouts/Downloads on COVID-19
The following patient handouts and many others are available in multiple
languages on the Washington State Department of Health's COVID-19 Resources and Recommendations
Confused about booster doses? The Washington State Department of Health
offers helpful guidance.
Life after vaccination
Life After Vaccine webpages
explain which activities and behaviors are safe for fully vaccinated
people vs. those who are not yet vaccinated.
Multilingual COVID-19 patient resources
For patients who don't speak English, state and public agencies offer
COVID-19 educational resources in multiple languages.
How Can I Get Tested for COVID-19?
Review the DOH's
frequently asked questions about testing
to learn more about when to get tested, what to do if you test positive,
the types of tests (PCR and antibody), and more.
To make it easier to find a test near you, the Department of Health has
a new webpage to help people find COVID-19 testing locations throughout