Vaccines and Patient Resources
For patients or parents seeking a COVID-19 vaccine, visit the state's
Vaccine Locator, or call
the COVID-19 Information Hotline at 800.525.0127, then press #.
COVID-19 Patient Education Brochure
The WSMA offers a patient education brochure titled “Information About the
COVID-19 Vaccine” available in English and Spanish to order for your
waiting or exam rooms. The brochure is part of WSMA’s “Talk to Your
Doctor” COVID-19 vaccine confidence campaign targeting rural communities
and featuring WSMA member physicians.
Learn more and order some for your office.
Instilling COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence
The WSMA has joined the Washington State Department of Health to help
promote confidence in, and uptake of, life-saving COVID-19 vaccines. Our
members are the key to our success in this endeavor. By leveraging the
trust patients have in their physicians, you can help ensure
Washingtonians are receiving guidance based on sound science and good
medical practice—and help counter the increasing barrage of misinformation
circulating on- and offline.
Join the Power of Providers initiative
Washington’s Power of Providers COVID-19 vaccine initiative encourages
physicians from all specialties and health care providers throughout the
state to proactively reach out and talk to their patients about COVID-19
vaccination. You can commit to the POP initiative by agreeing to SEEK,
ASK, VACCINATE, and EMPOWER (SAVE) your patients around COVID-19 vaccine.
- SEEK: Seek your patients’ COVID-19 vaccination status.
ASK/EDUCATE: If your patient isn't vaccinated, ask them about the
vaccine and offer education if they’re unsure.
VACCINATE: If your patient agrees to vaccination, provide them with a
COVID-19 vaccine or a referral to a location that provides COVID-19
EMPOWER: Empower your patients to share their vaccination status with
If you agree to do these four things at your practice, please
fill out the online commitment form. The Department of Health will send you your certificate as well as
optional buttons or stickers.
Learn more about the POP initiative.
COVID-19 conversation guides for physicians and health care providers
The DOH offers a
new provider toolkit
featuring educational materials and information, including conversation
guides, designed to instill confidence in COVID-19 vaccines. Find the
conversation guides under Educational Materials then Resources for
The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology offers a
COVID-19 Vaccines and Pregnancy: Conversation Guide for Clinicians.
COVID-19 Patient Resources
Pa;ent handouts are available 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