KCAC Pool COVID Vaccine or Test requirement

As we enter Dec month for PNS Champ swim meet at KCAC, there is the KCAC Pool COVID Vaccine or Test requirement (King Country), we had practiced this requirement in Nov Q meet at KCAC so we should know this requriement very well. Please pass along the following information about vaccination or testing to your families so they can get test scheduled for the first meet if they need to:

Public Health Seattle-King County

Beginning October 25, people ages 12 and older will be required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test result to enter certain indoor and outdoor events and establishments in King County.  This requirement applies to users (this includes athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers, and spectators)) of the King County Aquatic Center (KCAC).

What is required

Proof of full vaccination to enter the facility

·       A CDC vaccine card or photo of vaccine card.

·       Documented proof of vaccination from medical record or vaccine provider.

·       Proof of vaccination from another state or county.

·       Printed certificate or digital record from or other apps.

Acceptable Vaccinations

·       Johnson & Johnson/Janssen (J&J)      Single dose with a date 14 days prior to entrance

·       Pfizer                                                    Second dose with a date 14 days prior to entrance

·       Moderna                                              Second dose with a date 14 days prior to entrance

·       AstraZeneca, Sinopharm-BBIBP, Sinovac, Novavax   2nd dose, 14 days prior to entrance

Personal identification (like a driver’s license) will not be needed


·       Children 11 and under

·       Children who recently turned 12 and are in the process (about 6 weeks from birthdate)

Religious or medical exemptions are not allowed. A negative test will be accepted as an alternative to proof of vaccination.

Unvaccinated or unable to prove vaccine status

·       A negative COVID-19 test result within the past 72 hours of each visit

·       Any type of COVID-19 test administered by a testing provider can be used

·       Testing providers are required to use FDA-authorized or approved COVID-19 tests

·       Rapid tests used without the supervision of a testing provider (such as home tests) will not be accepted.

Some examples of FDA-approved or authorized tests: PCR, TMA, NAAT, molecular, antigen, and lateral flow