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Posted on: July 28, 2021

All 3 Vaccines Available at SummerFest in Kendall Next Week

The Annual SummerFest Event in Kendall is back this year! After taking a hiatus in 2020 like most large events, this family-friendly and neighborhood-focused event is back to welcome neighbors, friends, and families in 2021. Hosted by community partners and local volunteers, this event is by the community, for the community.

Here are the details:

  • When: Tuesday, August 3rd, 4:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Where: East Whatcom Regional Resource Center, 8251 Kendall Rd. in Maple Falls
  • What: SummerFest
  • Who: Anyone is welcome to attend this event! There will be activities for children and adults alike.

Some of the activities include:

  • Fairhaven Circus Performers
  • North Fork Library book sale
  • Games like volleyball and corn hole
  • Face painting
  • Arts and crafts

Vaccines Available

The Washington State Department of Health’s Care-a-Van will be at the event providing COVID-19 vaccines! You can get your first or second dose of either Pfizer or Moderna, or your one-and only shot of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.  All COVID-19 vaccines are completely free,, and if you get vaccinated or show us your vaccination card, youth ages 12-18 can enter a raffle for a brand new Kona bike! If adults get vaccinated at the event they will be offered a gift card to a local store!


Vaccination incentives include a brand new Kona bike

Why Get Vaccinated?

The COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective, and will help protect you, your family, and your neighbors from the virus. COVID-19 has caused very serious illness and put a lot of people in the hospital, and many have died. You may know someone who survived COVID-19. You may know someone who didn’t. If you get COVID-19, you also risk giving it to loved ones who may get very sick. Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is a safer and less painful choice.

We know you still may have questions about the vaccine. We will have staff on site to help answer any questions you may have. We look forward to seeing you at SummerFest on August 3, 2021. 

If you need more reasons to get vaccinated, visit VaccinateWhatcom.org for some local perspectives.

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