COVID-19 Vaccinations Available for DC Residents Aged 65 and Older
The COVID-19 vaccine is available to District of Columbia residents aged 65 and older beginning today, January 11th!
Make an appointment for the vaccine:
- Online portal: vaccinate.dc.gov
- Calling (855) 363-0333
-Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
- Saturdays: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m
- Translation services available
If all vaccination appointment slots are filled, notifications for the next round of appointments are available via email or text message.
Registrants will be asked for some simple information and receive a confirmation code.
- A confirmation code
- Photo ID
- Insurance card, if available
The COVID-19 vaccine is free. No co-pay will be charged for the vaccine and no one will be turned away for not having insurance. Loose-fitting clothing is recommended for the appointment, to allow the medical professional to administer the vaccine to the arm. After receiving the vaccine, DC residents should be prepared to stay for 15 to 30 minutes after the vaccination for observation.
Sign up for updates about how to receive a vaccine. Then, please help spread the word in your community.
The information in this post is based on DC Mayor Bowser’s January 11th press release.