COVID-19 Info: 

We are scheduling vaccinations for ages 5+ and others who are eligible. Learn more:


New Visitor Policy Requirements

At Harborview only

Harborview Medical Center requires proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test collected within the past 3 days. This requirement is for:

  • Inpatient visitors over the age of 12
  • People over the age of 18 coming with adult patients to clinic appointments

Patients do NOT have to show proof of vaccination or a negative test.

About the Vaccine Requirement

To qualify as being “fully vaccinated,” it must be at least 2 weeks AFTER you received:

  • Your 2nd dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or 
  • 1 dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Proof of vaccination may include:

Vaccine card

Vaccination card

Vaccine card on phone

Photo of vaccination card (front and back)

Vaccine card website

Digital record from, or electronic health record

Vaccine card on website

Printed record from, or healthcare provider

COVID test results

About the testing requirement

All COVID-19 tests except antibody blood tests will be allowed. Proof of a negative test may be paper or electronic and must include:

  • Name of the person tested
  • Type of test performed
  • Test result
  • Date of collection (the test must be collected within 3 days before the visit)

This requirement will start at other UW Medicine sites in the coming weeks. To learn more, please visit

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