Free back-to-school immunizations and COVID-19 vaccines available at TPS sites

In partnership with MultiCare's Center for Health Equity & Wellness, Tacoma Public Schools invites students and families to participate in immunization events.  

These free back-to-school Immunizations are available for students ages 4 and up.

COVID-19 vaccines are available for students ages 5 and up, TPS families, and community members. COVID-19 boosters are available for students ages 12 and up, TPS families, and community members.

Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines will be offered. 

Consent from a parent or guardian is required for those 5 to 17 years old. Complete consent forms at the clinic.

Please bring:

  • Original COVID-19 vaccine card (for dose 2 and/or booster), if you have one
  • Student's most current immunization records. These can be out of state and/or foreign records.
  • Identification

TPS event dates and details

Lincoln High School, 701 S. 37th., Tacoma
April 21, 3:30 - 6 p.m. 

Silas High School, 1202 N. Orchard St., Tacoma 
May 19, 3:30 - 6 p.m.  

Mount Tahoma High School, 4634 S. 74th St., Tacoma 
June 16, 3:30 - 6 p.m.  

Mount Tahoma High School, 4634 S. 74th St., Tacoma | FREE SPORTS PHYSICAL EVENT + VACCINATIONS
Aug. 4, 3:30 - 6 p.m.  

Silas High School, 1202 N. Orchard St., Tacoma 
Aug. 18, 3:30 - 6 p.m. 

Lincoln High School, 701 S. 37th., Tacoma
Sept. 1, 3:30 - 6 p.m. 

Questions about your appointment or need to cancel? Contact MultiCare: communityoutreach@multicare.org.

Find other current vaccination opportunities through the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, or Kaiser Permanente. Or, contact your primary care provider.
 

Do you need transportation to a vaccination clinic?

  • Pierce Transit gives free bus rides to people going to vaccine appointments. Call (253) 581-8000 or visit piercetransit.org.
  • Students with limited mobility, including those who use wheelchairs or scooters, can call Around the Sound at 253-858-7088 or visit atstrans.org to arrange a ride.

Find more vaccine opportunities


TPS Media Contact

Kathryn McCarthy, Strategic Communications and Marketing Manager | 253-571-1015 | kmccart@tacoma.k12.wa.us

About Tacoma Schools

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