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OLYMPIA – A new report shows routine childhood immunization rates decreased during the pandemic, dropping by 13% in 2021 when compared to pre-pandemic levels.
OLYMPIA. Un nuevo informe (solo en inglés) muestra que las tasas de vacunación de rutina de los niños se redujeron durante la pandemia (un 13 % en 2021), en comparación con los niveles previos a esta.
Today, Gov. Jay Inslee announced the upcoming rescission of Proclamations 20-15 and 20-28. Proclamation 20-15 suspended and waived certain statutes related to in-person drivers licensing eye examinations and in-person drivers licenses/identicards renewals.
Mentoring and tutoring, literacy programs, support for students experiencing homelessness, and mobile food markets are among the dozens of student support programs and activities currently being provided by community-based organizations (CBOs) across Washington state.
For the second straight year, COVID-19 was the leading cause of work-related fatalities in Washington, accounting for one quarter of the 106 workers who died.
Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler has extended two emergency orders. His order requiring health insurers to waive copays and deductibles for any consumer requiring testing for the coronavirus (COVID-19) and his order protecting consumers from receiving surprise bills for lab fees related to medically necessary diagnostic testing for COVID-19 are both extended until May 28.
President of Shining Ocean fish processing ignored basic COVID safety measures
As part of an on-going effort to improve COVID-19 reporting, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has updated the layout of its COVID-19 data dashboard to create a new, more user-friendly format.
Today, Gov. Jay Inslee announced the upcoming rescission of Proclamation 20-69, which waived/suspended the residency requirement that allows public university graduate students to receive tuition waivers in exchange for performing teaching and research functions.
Hoy, la Mesa Directiva de Salud del Estado de Washington (SBOH, por su sigla en inglés) estableció, a través de una votación, que no se incluirá la vacuna contra el COVID-19 en los requisitos de vacunación para ingresar a la escuela en este momento.
Today, the Washington State Board of Health (SBOH) voted not to include COVID-19 in the state’s immunization requirements for school entry at this time.
With the decline of COVID-19 numbers across Washington State, incarcerated individuals are slowly gaining back some normalcy with the reintroduction of programs and work at their facilities.
Today, Gov. Jay Inslee rescinded two COVID-19 emergency proclamations related to the Department of Licensing, Proclamations 20-41 and 20-48.
The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has a new round of grants available for hunger relief organizations working to address critical needs across Washington. The grants are meant to support the work of eligible hunger relief organizations such as meal programs, food banks, food pantries, delivery programs, and more, in response to COVID-19.