New drive-thru vaccination site to open Friday in East Wenatchee

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Lake Chelan Health medics administer a COVID-19 vaccination in January 2021. The health service will operate a new drive-through vaccination site in East Wenatchee beginning Sept. 3.

EAST WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley health agencies will launch a new drive-through COVID-19 vaccination center on Friday.

Lake Chelan Health and the Chelan-Douglas Health District teamed up to open the new site at 230 Grant Road in East Wenatchee. Vaccinations will be offered in the same location Lifeline Ambulance has performed free COVID testing on a drive-through basis.

Lake Chelan Health will administer both Pfizer and Moderna shots. Two of either shot is required, spaced up to a month apart, to be considered fully vaccinated against the novel coronavirus.

No registration is required, and walk-in clients are welcome. The site is expected to operate for the foreseeable future from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. each weekday, except this upcoming Monday, when it will be closed for Labor Day.