Getting COVID Testing and Vaccines at SVH
NOTE: COVID Testing will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 30 due to staffing.
DRIVE-THRU COVID-19 PCR TESTING AT SVH
Do not enter the hospital for testing.
COVID testing is recommended only for those who are currently experiencing symptoms, or who have had direct and unprotected exposure to a person with a known positive COVID case, as well as those planning to travel or are scheduled for a medical procedure. The COVID test we administer is the COVID PCR Test, with results normally delivered within 24-48 hours. Results are available through MyChart. Test results will not be provided on holidays when normal business operations are closed in observance of the holidays. Our lab staff is NOT authorized to release test results so emailing firstname.lastname@example.org is the best way to receive your results if you haven’t received them through MyChart.
Testing times are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, except for major holidays. We are closed for lunch from 12:15-1 p.m. Appointments are NOT required, however you can schedule an appointment here.
COVID testing patients are not required to complete paperwork online, however uploading ID cards and insurance information before arrival will speed up the testing process.
COVID Testing Form
PICTURE IDs ARE REQUIRED for all testing, so please make sure you have your ID with you before arriving at the hospital.
Patients will be coached through the collection of nasal samples by Clinic staff.
If you have not received your test results within three business days, please email email@example.com.
NOTE: King County Health has ordered anyone who undergoes COVID testing with symptoms or exposure to someone with the virus to quarantine until test results are known or longer if results detect the virus.
WHAT IF YOU TEST POSITIVE OR SUSPECT YOU’VE BEEN EXPOSED
If you test positive for COVID (home or PCR test), you can follow these easy-to-follow flowcharts that can help you navigate a positive test result or a suspected exposure. For more information on what to do after testing positive, click here.
RAPID ANTIGEN TESTING AT SNOQUALMIE RIDGE URGENT CARE
If you are experiencing COVID symptoms, suspect you’ve been exposed and would like to see a provider for a test, we are offering Rapid Antigen tests at the Urgent Care. We ask that you call prior to arrival so that we can make sure to keep you and other patients safe.
The Rapid test will provide accurate positive test results. If you are, indeed, symptomatic and test negative, we will request a follow-up drive-thru appointment at our test site at Snoqualmie Valley Hospital. The Rapid test takes about 15 minutes for results. If you need a follow up PCR test at SVH, those results are ready within 24-48 hours of testing.
If you need a PCR test for travel, please drive-thru the test site at SVH.
Snoqualmie Ridge Urgent Care is located at the corner of SE Kinsey and Center Boulevard. We are open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Our number is (425) 831-3800.
SNOQUALMIE VALLEY HOSPITAL AND ITS URGENT CARE OFFERING COVID-19 TREATMENTS THROUGH NEW COVIDRx PROGRAM
Having COVID-19 symptoms and not knowing what to do can be scary especially if you are at high risk of becoming severely ill. Snoqualmie Valley Health now has COVIDRx, a full-service COVID program that connects a patient to testing, treatment and follow-up care through the entire COVID experience.
It begins with Rapid Antigen testing at Snoqualmie Ridge Urgent Care, follow up tests and the options for treatment if you’re an at-risk patient. It’s our way of caring for our community understanding each person and each infection is different.
Treatments include the new five-day oral treatment, Paxlovid.
COVID VACCINES at SVH
NOTES & UPDATES:
- HOLIDAY CLOSURE: COVID Testing and Vaccination will be closed Thursday-Friday, Nov. 24-25 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
- APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED FOR COVID VACCINES to ensure timely service for patients.
- The COVID Vaccination Barn will be closed for a community vaccine clinic Nov. 30.
We are currently administering Pfizer BioNTech and Moderna vaccines. SVH no longer administers the J&J vaccine or Novavax.
The COVID Barn is open Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed for lunch from 12:15-1 p.m. daily. The Barn is also closed on major holidays.
To make an appointment, please use the COVID-19 Vaccination Online Schedule.
If you are receiving your second regular dose of COVID vaccine, your vaccination card, or proof of vaccination, is required.
You are encouraged to read the Vaccination Fact Sheets prior to arriving for your vaccine.
Pfizer Pediatric 5-11 Fact Sheet
Moderna Fact Sheet
Pfizer Fact Sheet
COVID VACCINE ELIGIBILITY
You must be 6 months of age or older to receive the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine.
NEED PROOF OF VACCINATION?
If you need proof of vaccination, please visit the King County COVID vaccination verification page for more information about accessing myIR to print your record or download a QR code. In order to get your second vaccination or booster dose, your vaccination card, or proof of COVID vaccination is required.
COVID-19 VACCINATION FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS
SVH provides currently provides vaccinations for children who are ages 6 months and older, and COVID booster shots for children ages 5 years and older. Seattle & King County Public Health developed a page just for Children and Teens. If you have questions, you’re sure to find what you are looking for here. If you have additional questions and want to speak with our COVID Lead Physician, please contact Dr. Jason Rubin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SVH is following King County’s protocols for Minor Consent. The minor consent form can be found here and on the SOLV Scheduler. For more information, please see King County’s COVID-19 Vaccination page for children and teens.
Pediatric vaccines are available in the drive-thru COVID Barn during normal Barn hours, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Parents can also make appointments in the COVID Barn by using this schedule. When arriving at the Barn, parents will need to have their children prepared by having their upper thigh accessible for our COVID Team in order to administer the vaccine.
The COVID Team will host Pediatric COVID Pop-Up Clinics inside the hospital on the first and third Fridays of each month BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. To make an appointment, please use this Solv schedule.
The vaccine dosing schedule is different for both vaccines:
- Pfizer Vaccine (3 dose series): Dose 2 is available three weeks after the primary vaccine. Dose 3 is at least two months after Dose 2.
Pfizer-BioNTech has created a fact page on their website here.
- Moderna Vaccine (2 dose series): Dose 2 is one month after the primary vaccine.
Please review this fact sheet for more information.
If your child is receiving their second regular dose, a vaccination card, or proof of vaccine, is required.
BOOSTER SHOT RECOMMENDATIONS
Per the CDC, staying up to date with booster doses as soon as you are eligible is your best protection against serious illness and death from COVID-19. Your Vaccination Card, or proof of vaccination, is required to receive your booster.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup’s updated booster dose recommendations are as follows:
- Children ages 5-11 should receive a booster dose five months after completing their primary vaccine series. Immunocompromised children should receive their booster at least three months after their primary series.
- Everyone 12 and older should receive an updated bivalent booster dose two months after completing their primary vaccine series or prior booster dose.
If you are immunocompromised, the recommendations vary:
For more information and an easy-to-follow chart, please visit the CDC’s page on vaccines for immunocompromised people.
Pfizer Bivalent Booster Fact Sheet
Moderna Bivalent Booster Fact Sheet
Moderna Pediatric (6-11) Bivalent Booster Fact Sheet
Pfizer Pediatric (5-11) Bivalent Booster Fact Sheet
ARRIVING AT SVH FOR YOUR VACCINE DURING THE WEEK
As you approach the hospital located at 9801 Frontier Ave. SE, follow the signs for COVID Vaccines. You will pass the main hospital entrance and make the second right into the driveway that will take you to the back of the hospital. You will be greeted by SVH COVID Team staff with further instructions. Please wait at the posted stop sign until waved ahead by COVID Team member.
If you are here for a vaccination and have forgotten to fill out an online consent form, please fill out this form before arriving to help speed up the process.
If you are arriving for your 2nd and Booster vaccine, BRING YOUR PHYSICAL VACCINATION CARD WITH YOU. THIS IS REQUIRED.
IF YOU NEED TRANSPORTATION
If you are unable to drive-through the COVID service center, but want to make a vaccine appointment during the week and need transportation, Snoqualmie Valley Transit is providing rides to and from the hospital clinic. Contact SVT at (425) 888-7001 for information.