The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) COVID-19 Vaccine Action Command and Coordination System (VACCS) Center is committed to supporting the safest, fastest, most equitable and efficient mass distribution of vaccinations.
Through a public-private partnership, the VACCS Center is supported by over 50 partners that include both the leading companies of the Pacific Northwest, as well as unions, small companies, non-profits, and volunteer groups. This partnership creates solutions that address the needs and challenges in the Washington vaccine eco-system to deliver vaccines as effectively and efficiently as possible.
While ensuring ease of access to vaccines for all Washington residents, the VACCS Center and partners are also striving to provide a positive patient experience to all Washingtonians.
Recharge to Win Event
(YouTube Link) - 3/18/2021: DOH Secretary Umair Shah and Dan Laster, Director of the VACCS Center, host the Recharge to Win event, celebrating 6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Washington. It includes inspirational remarks from Govs. Jay Inslee and Christine Gregoire, as well as business leaders and even a few surprise guests.
- Purpose and Structure (PowerPoint) - 3/3/2021
- Media Engagements and Public Announcements (Excel) - 8/11/2021
- Status Reports: Updates on VACCS Center Progress
- VACCS Center Resources: Guides and Playbooks
- Guide to Support Community-Led Vaccination Efforts (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)
- Guide for Employers in Agriculture, Seafood and Food Processing (PDF)
- Challenge Seattle Vaccine Playbook for Public-Private Partnerships (PDF)
- Schweitzer Playbook (Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories)
- Building Public-Private Partnerships to Support Efficient and Equitable COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution, Access, and Uptake (Duke Margolis Center for Health Policy)