Covid-19: Updates on ICHS care and services

OPERATING HOURS: In an effort to help control the spread of COVID-19, the ICHS International District Dental Clinic is currently open for emergency care only. The ICHS Holly Park, Bellevue and Shoreline dental clinics will be temporarily closed from 3/28 to 4/25. In compliance with Gov. Jay Inslee’s Stay Home order, ICHS is extending the temporary closure of our vision clinic through 4/30.

The health and wellbeing of our patients, families and communities continue to be our No. 1 priority, even as Covid-19 creates uncertainty and different ways of doing things for all of us. We’re being agile and making changes to how we deliver care to ensure your safe and uninterrupted access to health services when you need them.

If you have symptoms such as coughing, difficulty breathing or a fever, or if you think you were exposed to the COVID-19 virus, do not visit an ICHS clinic. Call (206) 788-3700. ICHS nurses will talk through your symptoms and direct you to the proper care and treatment. ICHS follows Department of Health and CDC testing recommendations and protocols to focus on protecting the most vulnerable individuals, such as people with severe respiratory symptoms or who belong to a high risk group.

Drive-Thru Testing

Remote WIC Services

Telehealth appointments

Facts on COVID-19

The Washington State Department of Health has established a call center to address questions from the public. If you have questions about what is happening in Washington, how the virus is spread, and what to do if you have symptoms, please call 1 (800) 525-0127 and press #.

Here are a few important facts that public health wants to highlight, followed by their translations:

Stay Informed

Information is changing frequently. We recommend regularly checking out King County Department of Public Health’s website: or subscribing to the Public Health Insider blog for the most up to date information.

Confronting Racial Bias and Harassment

Viruses don’t discriminate, and neither should we. For those who may or already have confronted bias or harassment, there are resources, including in some cities, ways to report to local law enforcement an incident of bias. Please check online for additional information. We encourage everyone to promote correct information about the coronavirus, its risk and transmission, and the importance of not stigmatizing a group based on background or country of origin.

You can help, please join us

ICHS and community health centers around the nation are facing critical supply shortages, staffing issues and funding challenges. Our work to ensure health care for all is more important now than ever. Please consider a gift to ICHS. Your generosity will help us set up Covid-19 testing sites, make sure local people and families facing hardship can access care, and provide lifesaving resources to protect our patients and clinical teams.
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Drive-thru Covid-19 testing

We currently offer drive-up appointments to test for Covid-19 at two ICHS locations:

How it works

During your appointment, you will remain in your car. Interpretation will be available if you need language assistance. A health care provider will approach your car window to swab your nose and provide information on how to obtain test results.

Who will be tested?

Drive-thru testing is available by appointment only to all community members. You are not required to be an existing ICHS patient, but you are required to call ahead. Due to limited supply, testing is reserved for those currently experiencing Covid-19 symptoms – which include fever, cough, sore throat and shortness of breath. Once it is determined you should be tested, you will receive an appointment time.


















ICHS Telehealth visits

Telehealth appointments offer live video with a provider so you can continue to receive primary care while limiting your in-clinic visits and helping reduce person-to-person transmission of Covid-19. You will need internet access and a tablet, smart phone or computer that comes equipped with a camera, microphone and speaker. Telehealth appointments ensure timely care when you have a specific health concern, or you need a screening or wellness exam. If you need language assistance, please let us know when you schedule your appointment.

Make a telehealth appointment

For more information or to make a Telehealth appointment, please call: 206.788.3700

Call 911 for medical emergencies
Telehealth is not for emergencies or potentially life-threatening medical conditions such as chest pain, severe shortness of breath, severe abdominal pain or headache. If you experience these symptoms call 911.