Walk-Up Vaccination Now Open to 16, 17 Year-Olds

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Supplies are arrayed for a vaccination clinic held in partnership with Howard University. E.O'Gorek/CCN

DC Health announced Friday that DC residents who are 16 and 17 years old can now get vaccinated at walk-up sites and pharmacies across DC that are administering the Pfizer vaccine.

Previously, DC Health was directing all 16- and 17-year-olds to register for a vaccination appointment through Children’s National, which families can still do.

Beginning today, 16- and 17-year-olds can get vaccinated at the following District walk-up sites whenever they are open. They will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian:

Walk-Up Sites Open to DC Residents 16 and Older
Arena Stage 1101 6th Street SW Thursday-Sunday, 8am-12pm & 1pm-5pm
Fort Stanton Recreation Center 1812 Erie Street SE May 3-6 and May 1-13, 9am-1pm & May 24-27, 2pm-7pm
Lamond Recreation Center 20 Tuckerman Street NE May 5-8, 9am-1pm

May 12-15, 19-22, 26-29, 2pm-7pm

Langdon Park Community Center 2901 20th Street NE May 3-6 & May 10-13, 9am-1pm

May 24-27, 2pm-7pm

Rosedale Recreation Center 1701 Gales Street NE May 6-8, 10, 13-15, 17, 20-22, 24, 2pm-7pm

May 27-29, 9am-1pm

RISE Demonstration Center 2730 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE Monday-Saturday, 9am-12pm & 1pm-5pm

Safeway, CVS, and Walgreens pharmacies that are using the Pfizer vaccine can also vaccinate 16- and 17-year-olds.

In addition to these walk-up sites and Children’s National, 16- and 17-year-olds can also get vaccinated at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and One Medical sites. See a full listing at vaccinate.dc.gov

Currently, 16- and 17-year-olds are only eligible to receive the two-dose Pfizer vaccine.