Clallam clinics to offer ‘one and done’ vaccines

The Jamestown Family Health Clinic will later this month offer Johnson and Johnson “One and Done” vaccines to help fight the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

In Clallam County, registration will open at 9 a.m. Monday, April 12, at for three upcoming clinics: in Port Angeles (walk-in) on Sunday, April 18; in Sequim (drive-through) on Tuesday, April 20, and in Sequim (drive-through) on Thursday, April 22.

The vaccines will be available to anyone age 18 and over.

For those people who do not have internet access can schedule appointments by calling the call center number at 360-417-2430. Volunteers at the call center will use an online system to set up appointments, and registrations will be on file at the clinic check-in booths.

In Jefferson County, registration opens at 3 p.m. today, Friday, April 9, at Clinics in Jefferson County will be Thursday, April 15, and Wednesday, April 21 (both drive-through clinics).

Individuals without internet access who need assistance to schedule or cancel appointments may call the volunteers at Jefferson County Emergency Management 360-344-9791.

Tribe officials announced the availability of the vaccines on Friday, April 9.

“We have been working with Clallam County Public Health and Jefferson Healthcare to redistribute our allocation to make it available across the North Olympic Peninsula,” tribe representatives said in a press release.

With vaccination eligibility is open to all adults — and in order to prompt younger adults to be vaccinated — clinic organizers we will be publicizing these events via Facebook by zip code, tribe officials said. Anyone age 18 and older who has a Facebook account in Clallam or Jefferson county will receive an ad for these clinics, with a link to their county’s registration page, they said.

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