COVID-19 Update: December 29, 2021

The Towne Center vaccine clinic is open daily from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

New case rates of COVID-19 are accelerating rapidly nationwide. A new Omicron variant of COVID-19 is a contributing factor: this variant is thought to spread faster than others.

Testing & Vaccine Updates

VACCINE LOCATIONS: COVID-19 vaccines are widely available. No documentation or insurance is required at most clinics. Children 5-11 are eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine, and anyone 12+ may receive the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines. Everyone 16+ is eligible for booster shots once 6 months have passed since completing initial vaccination sequence.

  1. Towne Center Vaccine Clinic
    10330 59th Avenue Southwest Suite B,
    Lakewood, WA
  2. Find more locations here

TESTING LOCATIONS: The COVID-19 testing center at the former emissions testing location is seeing higher-than-expected traffic due to surging COVID-19 activity. Longer wait times should be expected. Do not block local businesses as you queue.

  • Former emissions testing station
    3003 107th St S, Lakewood, WA
  • Rite Aide
    5700 100th St SW, Lakewood, WA
  • Walgreens
    8224 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood, WA
  • Find more locations here

Recent COVID-19 News & Updates

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Washington State Department of Health (DOH)
Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department
  • COVID-19 Vaccines: Year in Review
    • Early studies show vaccines help prevent hospitalizations in those infected with the Omicron variant, particularly those who have received a booster dose.