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Governor Jay Inslee holds a news conference to provide an update on the state's COVID-19 response.

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Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler has extended three emergency orders.

09/21/2022
Office of the Insurance Commissioner

The Department of Social and Health Services is pleased to announce the Washington COVID-19 Immigrant Relief Fund is open for new applications as of Monday, Sept. 19, 2022.

09/19/2022
DSHS

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has awarded more than $16 million in grants to help small farms and food businesses recover from ongoing economic impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic.

09/15/2022
Washington State Dept of Agriculture

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH)’s Care-A-Van program, in partnership with the Power of Providers (POP) Initiative will be hosting a series of COVID-19 vaccine and booster clinics at several college and university campuses across Washington state.

09/14/2022

El programa de vacunación móvil Care-A-Van (en inglés) del Departamento de Salud del Estado de Washington (DOH, por su sigla en inglés), en asociación con la iniciativa Poder de los Proveedores (POP, por su sigla en inglés) organizará una serie de clínicas para colocar vacunas y dosis de refuerzo

09/14/2022

Today, the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) will release data from the spring 2022 state assessments, the first "typical" statewide test since before the COVID-19 pandemic.

09/09/2022
OSPI

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has announced updated guidance around COVID-19 at-home testing, including changes to how self-testing results should be reported and additional information about COVID-19 treatment.

09/09/2022

El Departamento de Salud del estado de Washington (DOH, por su sigla en inglés) anunció la actualización de las directrices para realizar autopruebas de COVID-19, entre las que se incluyen cambios en la manera de informar los resultados de las autopruebas e información adicional sobre el tratamie

09/09/2022

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the upcoming rescission of all remaining COVID-19 emergency proclamations and state of emergency by Oct. 31.

09/08/2022
Governor's Office

Muy pronto el Departamento de Salud del Estado de Washington (DOH, por su sigla en inglés) y otros proveedores de salud comenzarán a ofrecer dosis de refuerzo bivalentes de las vacunas contra el COVID-19 de Pfizer-BioNtech y Moderna tras recibir la autorización de la Administración de Alimentos y

09/03/2022

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) and other healthcare providers will soon begin offering Omicron variant-targeted bivalent booster doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines following authorization by the U.S.

09/03/2022

Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler has extended three 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 September 25.

08/23/2022
Office of the Insurance Commissioner

Dado que el mundo está resurgiendo de la pandemia de COVID-19, el Departamento de Salud del estado de Washington (DOH, por su sigla en inglés) desarrolló un plan de transformación (en inglés) para revitalizar las prioridades.

08/12/2022

As the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has developed a transformational plan to reenergize the agency’s priorities, focus, and commitment to its vision of equity and optimal health for all.

08/12/2022

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has released its updated COVID-19 guidance for K-12 schools and child care.

08/10/2022