Q&A: Multigenerational households and vaccination

People living in multigenerational households will be able to get vaccinated starting no later than April 5. Many of you have questions about who exactly qualifies in this category. 

What counts as a multigenerational household?  

  • This is a home where people from three or more generations are living. For example, if you are living in a household that includes your parents or in-laws and your own children. 
  • Sometimes households made up of people from two generations count as multigenerational. These are households where people live with and care for a relative who is not their own child, such as a grandchild, a niece or a nephew. 

Which members of a multigenerational households can get vaccinated? 

Anyone 16 and older who lives in a multigenerational household is eligible to be vaccinated.  

See all eligibility groups on this infographic.

This article first appeared in the March 30, 2021 issue of Oregon Coronavirus Update.