Frequently asked questions
To be fully vaccinated, visitors must have completed their second dose of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines two weeks or more prior to their visit or two weeks from the single dose of Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Proof of vaccination can be met by presenting one of these documents listed. The document must include your name, date of birth and type and date of vaccination.
- Centers of Disease Control COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card or photo of the front and back of the card o Documentation from a healthcare provider or electronic health record (for example Epic MyChart)
- State immunization information system record (for example MyIR at myirmobile.com or WAverify at waverify.doh.wa.gov/
- For an individual who was vaccinated outside of the United States, a reasonable equivalent of any of the above (for example the World Health Organization yellow vaccination card)
As a reminder: It is against the law to use fake proof of a COVID-19 vaccination.
- All COVID-19 tests except antibody blood tests will be allowed. Proof of a negative test may be paper or electronic and must include the name of the person tested, type of test performed, test result, and date of collection.
- Antibody blood tests will not be accepted because they indicate a previous COVID-19 infection or vaccination rather than current COVID-19 status.
Yes, each time you enter you will need to provide proof of vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test collected within the past 3 days.
You must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test collected within 3 days of your visit.
No, our staff will not be able to look up your records. If you received your vaccination at one of our facilities and you are registered for MyChart, you can access your information and show us on your phone or print a copy of your record. Anyone who received a vaccination in Washington state can look up their record through myirmobile.com or or waverify.doh.wa.gov/. You must provide proof of vaccination each time you visit regardless of where you were vaccinated.
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At UW Medicine outpatient clinics, we encourage our patients to come alone to their appointments. When necessary, the following exceptions are allowed:
- Patients may have one adult accompany them. Note: Adult visitors to a clinic on a hospital campus must comply with the vaccination and testing requirements.
- Postpartum patients may bring their newborns.
- Patients may bring their children if they have no alternative.
These additional visitor restrictions remain in effect at all outpatient clinics.
Vendors Doing Business with UW Medicine
Vendors Doing Business with UW Medicine
Important update for our vendors, suppliers and contractors
UW Medicine is requiring all vendors, suppliers and contractors working on-site at any UW Medicine facility to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no later than Monday, January 3, 2022, in supporting the Governor’s COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement Proclamation 21-14.1. For more information, please see a copy of our notification.
As a supplier, vendor or contractor of UW Medicine, you are responsible for 1) determining whether the Proclamation applies to you and 2) ensuring your representatives, including employees and subcontractors, comply with UW Medicine’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement. To confirm compliance, all suppliers and vendors working on-site at UW Medicine must complete and return the COVID-19 Vaccination Declaration form. A Docusign eSignature Vaccination Declaration form is provided for your convenience here.
For questions about these requirements, please first review the Proclamation above, and review the FAQs from the Office of the Governor. For remaining questions, vendors, suppliers, and contractors can contact firstname.lastname@example.org directly.
Here is the list of compliant non-Vendormate vendors who have completed the declaration and are approved to work on-site at UW Medicine.