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Monkeypox vaccine available for eligible ICHS patients at high risk. Please call an ICHS clinic to determine eligibility and make an appointment.


Pfizer COVID-19 bivalent (Omicron) booster vaccine is now available for ages 12+! ICHS patients can call (206) 788-3700 to make an appointment. Non-ICHS patients can walk-in to our pharmacies Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm (supplies limited). More info on our COVID-19 vaccine page


ICHS pharmacies carry limited quantities of Novavax (ages 12+) and Pfizer COVID-19 (5+) vaccines for primary series. Novavax available at International District and Shoreline only. Walk-ins welcome Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm (supplies limited).


Masks are mandatory at all ICHS clinics and sites. ICHS is a health care facility. Please keep yourself and others safe.

Gail Tanaka Scholarship Fund

Gail Tanaka Scholarship Fund

To benefit the ICHS Dental Assistant Internship Program
Gail Tanaka

Gail Tanaka, in loving memory by the community.

The Gail Tanaka Scholarship Fund was established by the family of Gail Tanaka.

As ICHS’ third executive director, Gail is remembered for her intelligence, gracious spirit, and deep commitment to health care equity.

She was instrumental in leading ICHS from 1981 to 1988 (at the time called the International District

Community Health Center) during a period of growth and challenges.

Gail Tanaka smiling in a black and white photo
Gail Tanaka

Despite the difficulties, ICHS expanded its services and outreach to serve new patients, including recently arriving refugees from Southeast Asia who faced barriers to accessing services.

Gail had the vision and the heart to lead us through this time and ensure our mission of health access for all could carry on.

After her tenure at ICHS, she continued being a leader in pushing for health equity and access in our community.

It is her family’s desire that the recipients of this scholarship fund carry on Gail’s legacy of service in our communities.

The ICHS Dental Assistant Internship Program

This program aims to uplift the next leaders in the field of dentistry. This intensive 6 month to 2 year program is offered as a full time paid position at ICHS for students to gain certified knowledge and hands on experience as a dental assistant in diverse communities. Students receive full benefits and compensation from day one of their training, where they are partnered with our clinic supervisors for one-on-one instruction and work alongside a whole team of dental professionals.

Dental team at ICHS Bellevue Clinic

Support the Gail Tanaka Scholarship Fund

Contact for more information about the Dental Assistant internship program.

Gail Tanaka image in ICHS Dental Office

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