Updated January 15, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Update
DC Health has announced that D.C. residents who are age 65 and older will be able to schedule a vaccine appointment starting the week of January 11.
- Sibley Memorial Hospital is administering the COVID-19 vaccine to patients who are age 65 and older and live in Washington, D.C., per guidance from DC Health. A patient is anyone who has sought care with a Johns Hopkins Medicine provider within the last two years
- If you meet the above criteria, you are on Johns Hopkins Medicine’s list to be offered a COVID-19 vaccine. Over the next few weeks, individuals who meet these criteria will be contacted via email or phone when it is their turn to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment in MyChart. For privacy reasons, the notification will be titled, “You have an appointment to schedule in MyChart.” Please check your MyChart account regularly for this appointment notification.
- Appointment Information:
- Appointments are required for COVID-19 vaccines and can be scheduled in MyChart.
- No walk-ins are allowed.
- Based on vaccine supply available to Johns Hopkins Medicine at any given time, we are randomly selecting eligible patients to schedule a vaccination.
- We are working to distribute the vaccine to all eligible patients as quickly and equitably as possible. Thank you for your patience while we work through the large volume of patients who are interested in being vaccinated.
- If you would like to get the COVID-19 vaccine, we encourage you to activate your MyChart account. MyChart is a secure portal protected by advanced encryption technology. Only you and your designated care partner will be able to access your account via a password.
- It is preferred that you not call our hospital and practices to inquire about your vaccination status. Our phone lines must remain open to individuals who need our care services.
- If you meet the DC Health criteria to be vaccinated now but are not a Sibley, patient please visit coronavirus.dc.gov/vaccinatedc. For other information from DC Health, please visit coronavirus.dc.gov/vaccine.
- Information and plans are evolving rapidly. Be sure to check back for more updates.