DC Health Expands Vaccination Options for 16- and 17-Year-Olds
Friday, May 7, 2021
(Washington, DC) – Today, DC Health announced that DC residents who are 16 and 17 years old can now get vaccinated at walk-up sites and pharmacies across DC that are administering the Pfizer vaccine. Previously, DC Health was directing all 16- and 17-year-olds to register for a vaccination appointment through Children’s National, which families can still do.
Beginning today, 16- and 17-year-olds can get vaccinated at the following District walk-up sites whenever they are open:
Walk-Up Sites Open to DC Residents 16 and Older
1101 6th Street SW Thursday-Sunday, 8 am-12 pm & 1 pm-5 pm
Fort Stanton Recreation Center
1812 Erie Street SE May 3-6 and May 1-13, 9 am-1 pm & May 24-27, 2 pm-7 pm
Lamond Recreation Center
20 Tuckerman Street NE
May 5-8, 9am-1pm
May 12-15, 19-22, 26-29, 2 pm-7 pm
Langdon Park Community Center
2901 20th Street NE
May 3-6 & May 10-13, 9am-1pm
May 24-27, 2 pm-7 pm
Rosedale Recreation Center
1701 Gales Street NE
May 6-8, 10, 13-15, 17, 20-22, 24, 2 pm-7 pm
May 27-29, 9 am-1 pm
RISE Demonstration Center
2730 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE Monday-Saturday, 9 am-12 pm & 1 pm-5 pm
Safeway, CVS, and Walgreens pharmacies that are using the Pfizer vaccine can also vaccinate 16- and 17-year-olds.
In addition to these walk-up sites and Children’s National, 16- and 17-year-olds can also get vaccinated at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and One Medical sites.
Currently, 16- and 17-year-olds are only eligible to receive the two-dose Pfizer vaccine.