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Pfizer COVID vaccine for ages 12 and up is now available at all ICHS clinics! 
No appointment needed at ICHS clinic pharmacies in International District, Holly Park and Shoreline. Please call 206.788.3700 to make an appointment at our Bellevue Clinic.

Molly Lu

"I am healthy because I have excellent and affordable care."

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My name is Molly Lu. I am 63 years old and live with my husband in Seattle, Wash. I am a U.S. citizen, but I was born in Vietnam. It is hard to find work, so I am retired and my husband only works part time.

We are both enrolled in Washington Apple Health. We are healthy — with no big problems — but I receive ongoing treatment at International Community Health Services for diabetes.

I feel most comfortable talking about my health in my native language, Cantonese. ICHS provides Chinese-speaking staff and providers, who make sure my questions are answered and that I understand how to keep my diabetes under control. I am in regular contact with my primary care provider and she does a good job looking after me. My condition is being monitored by someone who knows me and my health history. When my provider moved to another ICHS clinic, I switched too, even though it is farther away from my home.

I am healthy because I have excellent and affordable care, and regularly see a provider I trust.

I don’t know what I would do if I lost my health insurance and I worry about the future. I feel it’s important to speak up for myself and others.

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