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Free MMR vaccine available for childcare workers


The Department of Health is collaborating with Safeway Inc. and Albertsons Companies LLC and with the Department of Children, Youth, and Families to offer free measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccination for uninsured childcare workers and volunteers. As of July 28, Washington state law will require staff and volunteers of licensed child care centers to be immunized against measles.

Fifteen Albertsons and Safeway pharmacies across the state will offer MMR vaccine free of charge through June 2020 to uninsured childcare staff and volunteers who need it. The pharmacies will also waive the administration fee. The cost and fees will also be waived for those who are underinsured and cannot af...

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