Vaccines

Get the facts.

Getting the COVID-19 vaccine is a personal decision. Check out these frequently asked questions and hear from healthcare and hospital employees about why to get the vaccine and what to expect. All information is from public health guidance.

  

WFSE Local 3488 President Sherronda Jamerson receives her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination.

Read about how other union members are making informed decisions about the vaccine.

Have you read WFSE Local 3488 President Sherronda Jamerson's piece about her experience getting the vaccine?

Check it out here: I’m a Union Leader, Mental Health Specialist, and a Black Woman. Here’s Why I Chose to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine.

 

WFSE members met with a panel of doctors and community leaders of color to ask all our questions about the vaccine. Watch the panel here.

  A huge thank you to our panelists!
  Girmay Zahilay, King County Councilmember
  Dr. Anisa Ibrahim, Harborview Medical Center Pediatric Clinic
  Dr. Ahmed Ali, Somali Health Board
  Awale Farrah, Community leader 
  Senayet Negusse, SeaTac City Councilmember
  Cynthia Delostrinos Johnson, Tukwila Councilmember
Hamdi Mohamed, Community leader & King County Policy Advisor
And our moderator, Andrea Vaughn, Vice President of AFSCME Council 28/WFSE.

Need other language resources? Check out the King County COVID-19 Vaccine page, the WA State Department of Health site, and the CDC.