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Update: Non-ICHS patients can walk in at ICHS pharmacies M-F 9am-4pm  
ICHS patients and non-ICHS patients of eligible ages can walk in to clinic pharmacies in International District, Holly Park and Shoreline (availability based on limited supply) Mon-Fri 9am-4pm. Due to Omicron precautions, we are limiting number of vaccinations per hour to provide safety and social distancing. ICHS patients can also call 206.788.3700 to make an appointment.

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N95 masks: We are currently awaiting a delivery of N95 masks. Once we receive the delivery, the N95 masks will be made available to patients. Thank you for your patience.

Grigory Vodolazov

"It was so amazing to see that we have options."

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My anxiety is gone now because I know that my family will not go into large debt due to my health condition.

My name is Grigory Vodolazov. I am a husband, a father and a hepatitis C carrier.

Due to political events in my native country, we had to find a new place to call home. We left everything behind: a business, great jobs, friends and opportunities, but there was not much else we could have done. Our safety and the safety of my child was threatened.

My son is a special needs child, so we were looking for a place that would provide him great social opportunities and education. Now, we live in Washington state and recently, I’ve become a father for the second time. Both of my children are enrolled in Washington Apple Health. It’s given us good peace of mind knowing we’ll be able to take good care of their health.

As for me and my wife, we just bought a health care plan with tax credit. It was so amazing to see that we have options and to receive assistance in our native language from the community health worker. For the first time since I immigrated, I have health insurance. With my health condition, it is essential to me to know that I have the ability to be seen and screened by a doctor. My anxiety is gone now because I know that my family will not go into large debt due to my health condition.

Now when my family is facing many difficulties, this assistance is vital while we build a new life and move forward.

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