South Hill Mall COVID-19 Vaccination Site to Close on 12/28

News Release

December 6, 2022

Media Contacts:

Kenny Via, Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department | [email protected] | (253) 720-2606

Daniel Pulse, Discovery Health MD | [email protected] | (509) 969-9334


South Hill Mall COVID-19 Vaccination Site to Close on 12/28


Puyallup, Wash. – Wednesday, December 28th, 2022, will be the last day of COVID-19 vaccination operations at the South Hill Mall location. Discovery Health MD has been operating the site in collaboration with Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department since May 2021. This site was launched with support from the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) to bring convenient, equitable vaccination opportunities to the community.


Discovery Health MD’s Chief Growth Officer, Daniel Pulse, says “It was a pleasure to work with Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department to help meet the needs of the community, and we look forward to working together in the future if the need arises.”


For more information on community vaccination sites, visit the vaccination information page in the COVID-19 section of or call (800) 525-0127, then press #.



Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department’s mission is to protect and improve the health of all people and places in Pierce County. As part of our mission, the Health Department tackles known and emerging health risks through policy, programs and treatment in order to protect public health. We are one of only 163 accredited health departments in the country and among six in the state to have met or exceeded the Public Health Accreditation Board’s quality standards. Learn more at

Discovery Health MD (DHMD) was founded by Drs. Ray and Ann Jarris on the principle of immediate access to expert medical advice and equitable access to services. DHMD has been at the forefront of the pandemic response, putting together their first testing program in April of 2020 to support continued operations for the Northern Fish Fleets and maritime communities of Washington and Alaska. Since then, DHMD has expanded operations to provide a broad array of testing and vaccination services. Visit to learn more.

About the Author:

Discovery Health MD is a Seattle-based medical risk management and consulting firm dedicated to helping organizations mitigate medical risk among large mobile and remote workforces. They have been at the forefront of the COVID-19 response in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. They leverage the expertise of a seasoned team of medical professionals and close ties with local academic institutions to streamline back-to-work protocols and testing options for the maritime industry and beyond.

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