Staff Vaccines

COVID-19 Vaccine Information for CPSD Staff

On Aug. 18 Governor Inslee announced a new directive legally requiring all K–12 school district employees to get a COVID-19 vaccination or a medical or religious exemption by October 18, 2021.  

  

The Governor’s directive means that all Clover Park School District employees, including contractors, will be required to be fully vaccinated by October 18, 2021 (you must be at least 14 days past the last dose of the applicable COVID-19 vaccine regimen by the date listed in the chart included in this message).   


There are options for employees to request a medical or religious exemption. We expect to receive more information on allowable exemptions in the coming days, and we will share that information with you as soon as possible.  

  

Some of the key elements of the proclamation are outlined below:  

  • Clover Park School District and our Board of Directors do not have local control over this matter. We are legally required to follow the Governor’s directive.  
  • Employees may request an exemption if they cannot meet the requirement due to a medical or religious reason. 
  • There is not an option to undergo regular testing for COVID-19 instead of receiving a vaccination or exemption.  
  • Employees who are vaccinated will need to provide proof of vaccination to Human Resources staff. Once verified, employee will receive a verification sticker to be placed on CPSD employee ID badge. Human Resources staff will be visiting school sites on August 26 and 27 for purposes of vaccine verification. Attestation is not an allowable substitute for vaccination.  
  • The information you provide regarding vaccination will be a confidential record.  
  • Vaccination is a condition of employment in the proclamation. If you do not provide proof of full vaccination or obtain a medical or religious exemption by October 18, 2021, you will be separated from employment via non-disciplinary dismissal due to no longer meeting the qualifications of your position.  
  • This proclamation does not include COVID-19 vaccine requirements for students. It also does not replace the current requirement for all students, staff and visitors to wear face coverings in schools and on school buses.  

 

Below is a table with key dates for vaccines to be fully vaccinated by Oct. 18. 

Vaccine Series Dose
Requirement 
First Dose
NO LATER Than
Second Dose Completed Series  Fully Vaccinated
Moderna 2 doses, 28 days apart Sept. 6 Oct. 4 Oct. 4 Oct. 18
Pfizer 2 doses, 21 days apart Sept. 13 Oct. 4 Oct. 4 Oct. 18
Johnson &
Johnson
 Single dose Oct. 4 Oct. 4 Oct. 4 Oct. 18

Find COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments

Vaccinate WA provides information on providers that have open appointments based on zip code. Enter your zip code and view a list of providers with links to schedule appointments: https://vaccinelocator.doh.wa.gov.

Clinic at Lakewood Towne Center

A new clinic at the Lakewood Towne Center is offering Pfizer vaccines Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. for everyone 16 and older. 

The walk-up clinic is at the old Dress Barn building (10330 59th Ave SW Suite B, Lakewood). You can register online ahead of time, but they will also have extra doses on hand for 50 or so walk-in appointments each day.

A parent or guardian will need to sign a consent form for 16- and 17-year-olds to be able to receive the vaccine, although they do not need to be present at the time of vaccination. 

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

Check this web page frequently for information on community vaccination events and specific vaccine providers in our area:

Other Vaccine Resources

COVID-19 Phase Finder Tool—sign up and find vaccine locations

Provider

Contact Information

Notes/Directions

St. Clare’s Hospital  (Franciscan Health)

 

Phone: 253-792-2385, ext. 2

Register online: https://www.chifranciscan.org/patients-and-visitors/covid-19.html

 

St. Clare’s will be releasing vaccine appointments.

 

Sea Mar Community Health Centers

 

Lakewood: Phone: 253-583-2110

Tillicum Phone: 253-280-9890

Website

  • Multiple walk-in clinics that do not require appointments (they may give you an appointment for a later time)
  • Website lists vaccine availability—check back regularly for updates
  • You can print and fill out paperwork (registration and consent) ahead of time.

 

Multicare

Scheduling line: 833-770-0530

Madigan Army Medical Center

Vaccine hotline: 253-968-4744

Schedule appointment: 800-404-4506

  • For military connected staff

VA Puget Sound Health Care System

Phone: 800-329-8387

206-706-5716

  • For veterans
  • COVID Vaccine Hotline: 206-277-4040; updated daily with current vaccine scheduling
  • By appointment only