Your WSNA officers are negoti­ating with King County to bargain the effects of the King County Executive’s mandate on vaccine require­ments. This mandate is not dissim­ilar to the Governor’s statewide procla­ma­tion. While we continue to bargain, we want to share impor­tant dates and information.

Impor­tant Dates

  • Sept. 6 is the last day you can receive the Moderna vaccine and still be fully vacci­nated by Oct. 18 (because of the waiting period). This assumes you will get your second dose exactly four weeks after Sept. 6, which may not be possible.
  • Sept. 13 is the last day you can receive the Pfizer vaccine and still be fully vacci­nated by Oct. 18 (because of the waiting period). This assumes you will get your second dose exactly three weeks after Sept. 13, which may not be possible.
  • Sept. 18 is the date by which King County would like employees to have submitted their requests for religious or medical accom­mo­da­tion exemp­tions. Getting them in early is impor­tant as they will be reviewed by a committee and this will take time.


Vaccine Verifi­ca­tion

If or when you become fully vacci­nated, do not assume that your employer has this infor­ma­tion. Getting the vaccine at a public health location does not mean that those who are keeping track are aware of this. You should take action to ensure that you have provided required proof of vacci­na­tion for verifi­ca­tion. You have several options for doing so:

  • Initi­ating the COVID-19 Vacci­na­tion Decla­ra­tion process through your NEOGOV Dashboard Click on Dashboard > Forms > COVID-19 Vacci­na­tion Decla­ra­tion and attach a copy of an official document, OR
  • Present your COVID vaccine documen­ta­tion to an HR profes­sional or other desig­nated depart­ment repre­sen­ta­tive (i.e Employee Health)

Accept­able forms of documen­ta­tion for any method listed above includes:

  1. your actual vacci­na­tion card, or a photo or a copy of it,
  2. a copy of your state vaccine record, or
  3. a verified medical record.


Exemp­tions

If you wish to apply for a medical or religious exemp­tion, please contact:

  • Medical and/​or disability exemp­tions: Ma-Eyongerie Frambo
  • Religious exemp­tions: Nic Horea

Questions? Contact your WSNA Nurse Representative.