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Take my vaccine appointment survey

On Tuesday, representatives from Public Health - Seattle & King County (Public Health) provided an update to the King County Council on the status of vaccine distribution and their plans to use more doses quickly when supply finally ramps up. During the update I remarked that getting a vaccine has been frustrating and, frankly, upsetting for far too many who must search around the internet hoping to get lucky by finding an appointment for a vaccine.

It doesn’t have to be this way. We need a unified and easily accessible vaccine appointment system. I am working to voice these frustrations to leaders, including the Governor, and I need your help.

Take my survey about securing a vaccine appointment >>>

With your valuable feedback, I hope to convey your concerns and elevate the voices of District 6 constituents to make getting COVID-19 vaccines easier.

The biggest part of the vaccine problem remains that not nearly enough doses are available to meet the demand. The following Public Health graphic illustrates the limited number of doses we have received since mid-December and that the number of vaccine doses has fluctuated wildly, which makes planning for appointments even more challenging.

Doses Update

The scarcity and lack of coordination mean too many people are experiencing a sign-up process that is akin to appointment roulette. It’s clear that more work needs to be done to establish a better customer-oriented appointment system so people can easily and seamlessly sign up and get their vaccine.

Share your vaccine appointment experience with me today >>>

Thank you for taking the time to help make getting a vaccine better for all of us.


How to try to schedule a vaccination

If you are eligible, keep up the hard work to get vaccinated. Public Health maintains a vaccine page that provides additional supporting information about getting vaccinated in King County.

How to schedule an appointment

Finally, if you want to contact vaccine distributors directly, the Washington State Department of Health keeps a statewide map and list of all vaccine distributors (organized by county).


King County Solid Waste considers four potential sites for a new Northeast Recycling and Transfer Station

King County’s Solid Waste Division has identified four properties in Kirkland, Woodinville and Redmond for further study as a site for the new Northeast Recycling and Transfer Station, which is set to open to the public in 2027. The candidate sites under consideration are:

  • An undeveloped property at 11811 Willows Rd NE (the intersection of Willows Road NE and NE 124th St.) in Redmond.
  • The Winsome Trading property at 16111 Woodinville-Redmond Rd in Woodinville.
  • The current Houghton Transfer Station property at 11724 NE 60th St. in Kirkland
  • The Houghton Park-and-Ride property at 7024 116th in Kirkland.

In the coming months, community input will help inform which sites the County selects for further study in an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) set for publication in late 2021.

Take the online survey by Feb. 9 to share their insights about these four properties >>>


ICYMI – District 6 virtual town hall on vaccines in King County

If you missed last week’s District 6 virtual town hall about the COVID-19 vaccine and other COVID-related issues, it’s not too late to get caught up.

Read up on the town hall attendee questions asked before and during the meeting and responses provided by Public Health >>>

Virtual Town Hall

Watch a video recording of the virtual town hall >>>

Finally, if you attended or watch the video recording, please share your feedback via this short survey >>>


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Claudia Balducci

Claudia Balducci
King County Council
Council Chair
District 6