Information About COVID-19

Mason Health has administered 26,108 COVID-19 vaccine doses to date.

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COVID-19 Vaccinations, Testing and Safety Precautions

Mason Health Updates as of 10/18/21

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Vaccines (Flu and COVID) By Appointment

  • Both Flu and COVID Vaccines are offered at Mason Health's Vaccination/Anticoagulation Clinic. COVID vaccines are now available BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. You can make an appointment for both or either of your vaccines.

Click HERE to schedule your vaccination (COVID and/or Flu) appointment.

Effective May 12, all Washingtonians ages 12 years and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.

  • Vaccinations are offered at the vaccine clinic or with your primary care provider at Mason Clinic.
  • Parental consent/permission and completed consent forms will be required prior to vaccination.

Who Is Currently Eligible for a Booster (3rd dose) COVID-19 Vaccine?

Moderna or Pfizer:

  • Anyone immunocompromised can get a Pfizer (or Moderna) booster 28 days after their 2nd shot.
  • At this time, no other guidelines have been released for Moderna booster eligibility.

Pfizer: At least six months after completing the primary Pfizer vaccine series the following individuals should receive a booster dose of the Pfizer vaccine:

  • People 65 years of age and older
  • People 18 years of age and older living in a long-term care setting

Additionally, the following individuals who completed a Pfizer vaccine series at least six months ago may receive a Pfizer booster dose:

Johnson & Johnson– at this time no guidelines have been released regarding boosters for Johnson & Johnson.

The CDC is recommending that moderately to severely immunocompromised people receive an additional dose. It must be 28 days or longer after the last vaccine and this is only approved for Moderna or Pfizer at this time.

This includes people who have:

  • Been receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood
  • Received an organ transplant and are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
  • Received a stem cell transplant within the last 2 years or are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
  • Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)
  • Advanced or untreated HIV infection
  • Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress your immune response

Patients should talk to their health care provider about their medical condition, and whether getting an additional dose is appropriate for them. To learn more about getting an additional COVID-19 Vaccine, follow the CDC link to additional vaccination details.

Quick Reference Guide to Vaccines as Provided by the CDC:

Important Vaccination Reminders and Instructions:

  1. Please fill out the COVID-19 VACCINE CONSENT FORM and bring it with you when you get your vaccine. If you are unable to bring this form with you, it will be provided and given to you. Spanish Consent Forms are also available: Vacuna Contra el COVID-19 Formulario de Consentimiento.
  2. Be prepared to stay an additional 15 minutes after your vaccination for monitoring.
  3. Review informational links about the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines in the “Downloads” section (scroll to bottom of page).
  4. Click VSafe for Information about the after vaccination health checker.

COVID-19 information and message lines are available through Mason County: (360) 427-9670, Extension 599.

Informational Links - Vaccinations Ages 12+ and Booster/Additional COVID-19 Vaccines:

COVID-19 Testing and Treatment:

If you have questions about COVID symptoms or testing please contact your provider's office first.

  • As of Sep. 20, Mason Health's COVID treatment clinic has reopened. The COVID treatment clinic is located at the former Oakland Bay Pediatrics building, near the Medicine Shoppe on Professional Way. CONTACT YOUR PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER IF YOU HAVE SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19.
Map with treatment and vaccine clinic

About the new Curative COVID-19 Testing Kiosks at Mason Health:

  • Shallow nasal testing is available to all at Curative’s testing kiosk at Mason Health.
  • Testing is available by walk-up or appointment. Test results are delivered electronically within 24-48 hours.

Visitor Guidelines:

Visitor guidelines have been updated to help you prepare for your visit to Mason Health. Due to the increased COVID-19 cases, we are restricting visitors beginning on Monday, Aug. 16.

This means no visitors with limited exceptions for special circumstances. The Mason Health Offices located at the Gateway Center location also have limited public access.

  • Medical Records - Patients are asked to call ahead of time to request information. If you must visit Medical Records in person please call first and remain in your vehicle. Someone will bring the requested information to you.
  • Business Office/Patient Accounts - Patients are encouraged to call first and if you arrive at the Business Office location, please adhere to all COVID-19 safety precautions such as masking, social distancing and hand hygiene.
  • MGH Foundation & Development Office and Education Department- The offices are open for service and operating by appointment only.
  • Get department or office contact information from the Directory on our Visit Us page.

**Arriving Early for Appointments: Due to our screening and check-in process due to the Electronic Medical Record Upgrade, please plan to arrive early, at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time. Please see the link below. Thank you for understanding!

Mason County Public Health Reports

Mason County Covid-19 website

Eighty-nine (89) Positive COVID-19 Cases in Mason County as of 10/18/2021 at 4 p.m.

  • New cases – 89 (3-Day total-October 16-18, 2021)
  • New Deaths – 1 (60’s-M)
  • Hospitalizations in county – 6
  • Hospitalizations out of county – 1
  • Cases in Last 14 Days –515
  • Rate/100,000 – 793
  • Note From WA DOH: On September 15, 2021, DOH stopped updating all metrics on the Testing tab and the testing data displayed on the Demographics tab. This pause will remain in effect through October 31, 2021. During this time, DOH will work to increase its capacity to process the increased testing data volume received in the last few months.

See website link attached for Mason County Status Report information:

For more COVID-19 Statistics please visit:

Vaccine Phase Finder App:

DOH also announced the beginning of Phase Finder, an online tool that allows people to assess their eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine. Phase Finder launched broadly on January 18, 2021. Phase Finder will be available in multiple languages and will be used to confirm individual eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccine providers and immunization programs will also be able to use Phase Finder to do assessments of vaccine need by zip code.

State's Vaccine Dashboard:

In partnership with Microsoft, DOH will introduce the new vaccine dashboard, which will be the state’s main source for regular vaccine data reporting. The dashboard will include vaccine ordering and administration data, including breakdowns by county and by demographics. It should be updated three times a week. Look for the dashboard to launch next week.

Vaccine Provider and Community Resources:

DOH has recently added several new online tools and resources for both COVID-19 vaccine providers and the public.

To view all reports from Mason County All Hazard social media site, click HERE.

If You Feel Sick

If you are experiencing fever, cough, sore throat or shortness of breath or have concerns about exposure to COVID-19, it is very important to call contact your physician's office before visiting the hospital or clinic.

If you need to access Mason Health's Emergency Department for respiratory symptoms, please wear a respiratory mask as soon as arriving and continue wearing throughout your visit.

We also urge you to stay home from school or work if you feel sick. Wash your hands frequently with soap and water and avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.

Please call ahead before coming in person to one of our physician clinics, urgent care centers or emergency departments. You can find phone numbers for our providers and locations at

To limit the person-to-person spread of the virus and to protect our most medically vulnerable community members, we ask you to avoid unnecessary visits to Mason General Hospital, Mason Clinic and our other clinics.

Mason Health's Safe Care Videos:

  • Es Seguro Recibir Atención: Conozca a los Proveedores: Dr. Ben May, DO. Learn about safe care practices at Mason Health in this Spanish video catered to our Hispanic patients. Click HERE.
  • Video de Educación en Mam Sobre COVID-19: Learn about the COVID-19 testing process in this Mam video catered to our Guatemalan patients. Click HERE to view the video.
  • Darren Cuevas, DO, and Jenny Johnston, ARNP, discuss safety guidelines at Mason Clinic. Click the image above or here to view the video.
  • Sabrina Nelson, RN, Emergency Department Director, and Dean Gushee, MD, Chief Medical Officer, walk through what happens when a patient with COVID symptoms is brought to the Emergency Department. Click here to view the video.
  • Sharon Reclusado, RN, and Lacy Eveland, RN discuss safety measures at Mason General Hospital. Click here to view the video.
  • Dean Gushee, MD, Chief Medical Officer, talks about safe health care practices and visitor guidelines at Mason Health. Click here to view the video.

Telehealth Services

Schedule phone and video appointments

In response to COVID-19, Mason Health has launched telehealth visits! Visit our Telehealth page under Services to learn more about scheduling phone and video consultations with a primary care, behavioral health and specialty care providers.

Hours and Service Locations

  • Mason Clinic: Mon–Fri: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. - No Saturday Hours.
  • Mason Clinic Lab: Mon-Fri: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Mason Clinic Walk-In: Mon-Fri: 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat/Sun: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Vaccine Clinic: By Appointment Only.

Notice of Closures and Meeting Cancellations

As of Aug. 16, 2021 visitors are restricted. This is due to of the current concerns around COVID-19, Mason Health has cancelled all community meetings and groups that meet at Mason General Hospital, Mason Clinic and Mason Clinic Hoodsport Primary Care until further notice.

The Mason General Hospital Foundation Auxiliary Gift Shop will be closed until further notice.

The Mason General Hospital Cafeteria is open to authorized visitors only. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Foundation and Development Office and Learning Center are open by appointment only.

The Medical Records office is open, but patients are encouraged to call for their records ahead of time. If arriving in person, please remain in your vehicle and call for assistance. Someone will bring your requested information to you.

The Business Office/Patient Accounts Office is open and patients arriving in person are encouraged to call first and adhere to all safety precautions while on Mason Health property.

Get department or office contact information from the Directory on our Visit Us page. Thank you for understanding and please be safe and well!

Important Links and COVID-19 Resources

If you have questions that cannot be answered by referencing the resources above, call the Washington DOH Corona Virus Hotline at (800) 525-0127 and press #.

COVID-19 Relief


Learn more about how you can help Mason Health through our COVID-19 Relief page.