Stay on top of your health concerns
It’s important to receive the care you need—from routine exams and preventive screenings to the treatment of injuries and illnesses that require more immediate attention.
All services at the hospital and clinics, including the emergency department, urgent care and physician offices, are open to provide safe care for you and your family. Virtual care visits are also offered. COVID-19 testing is available at our Urgent Care clinics, or established patients may contact their Primary Care provider about testing.
Overlake remains committed to providing our community with safe, high-quality care. Please read the following for important updates related to our ongoing response to COVID-19..
While the indoor mask mandate has lifted across Washington, masks are still required in hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities and a number of other settings. To protect the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff, all are required to wear masks at all Overlake locations.
Please read below for additional information on safety, testing and frequently asked questions.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What can I do to protect myself against COVID-19?
A: It is important that we all continue to do our part in helping to prevent the continuing spread of COVID-19. The most effective ways to protect yourself and others is to get vaccinated or get a booster, continue with good hand hygiene and social distancing practices, wear a mask when required, limit travel and avoid crowded areas. See How to Protect Yourself & Others | CDC for additional information.
Q: What should I do if I have symptoms of COVID-19 or have had confirmed close contact exposure?
A: Please follow the latest guidance from the CDC.
Q: What do I do if I am sick?
A: Many people who recently caught COVID-19 have milder illness and are able to recover at home without medical care. See Public Health – Seattle & King County for information about how to care for mild symptoms at home. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 immediately.
Q: Does Overlake offer the COVID-19 antibody infusion treatment?
A: Yes, Overlake has the ability to give this treatment to those who qualify. Established Overlake Primary Care patients who have tested positive for COVID-19, either with an at-home test or from a facility, may schedule an appointment with their Primary Care provider for consideration of this treatment.
Q: What is Paxlovid and is it available at Overlake?
A: Paxlovid is an oral pill that can be prescribed by a provider within the first five days of symptoms for treatment of COVID-19. Paxlovid is authorized for emergency use and recommended for patients who are concerned about severe risk of hospitalization from COVID-19, such as those with high-risk conditions.
Established Overlake Primary Care patients who have tested positive for COVID-19, either with an at-home test or from a facility, may schedule a virtual appointment with their Primary Care provider who may prescribe this treatment.
Q: Who is eligible for COVID-19 testing at Overlake?
A: COVID-19 testing is available at our Urgent Care locations, including those who are experiencing symptoms or those without symptoms have had exposure and for travel.
Q: What kind of test does Overlake use?
A: We utilize the PCR nasopharyngeal swab testing, which can take up to 72 hours for results.
Q: Does Overlake offer rapid tests?
A: Yes, rapid testing is given to patients on the same day as surgery and at some clinics.
Q: Where can I get a COVID-19 test at Overlake?
A: Testing is available at our Urgent Care locations. Primary Care providers may also offer testing to their established patients.
Q: Can I get my COVID-19 vaccine at Overlake?
A: Overlake is not currently administering the COVID-19 vaccine to the public. There are many convenient locations to receive a free COVID-19 vaccination. We invite you to check vaccines.gov or vaccinelocator.doh.wa.gov to locate a COVID-19 vaccination near you.
Q: Can my child get vaccinated?
A: Yes, in most cases. Please see COVID-19 Vaccination for Children | CDC for specific information.
Q: What are Overlake’s vaccine requirements for on-site vendors and contractors
A: Overlake requires all vendors and contractors to be fully vaccinated when working on site at Overlake, unless approved for a religious or medical exemption.* Before entering Overlake Medical Center & Clinics, you or your employer must submit proof to Overlake that you are fully vaccinated or approved for an exemption. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Not applicable to vendors who will be on site for less than 15 minutes and who will remain physically distanced from others.
Q: How can I get my COVID-19 vaccination records from Washington state?
A: You can get an official digital copy of your COVID-19 record. Visit WAverify and fill out the required information. You will receive a link to a QR code and digital copy of your record. If you have any questions, click here or call (800) 525-0127 and press #.
We’re Here for You.
No matter the medical need, Overlake Medical Center & Clinics is here to deliver the high-quality, compassionate care our community has counted on for 60 years. We’ve taken extra steps to provide you the healthcare services you need in a safe environment. In this new reality, you’ll notice some changes in how we provide care.