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

| Governor's Office

Hospital capacity is currently stressed across the state of Washington. The surge in hospitalizations is one that Washington Department of Health (DOH), with its healthcare partners, has been monitoring closely.

09/08/2021

Los hospitales están actualmente sobrecargados en todo el estado de Washington. El Departamento de Salud de Washington (DOH, por su sigla en inglés), junto con sus socios del cuidado de salud, ha seguido de cerca el aumento de las hospitalizaciones. 

09/08/2021

The Governor’s recent order that all employees of executive cabinet agencies, as well as contractors for those agencies, will be required to be fully vaccinated by October 18, 2021.  Fully vaccinated means an individual must be at least two weeks past the last dose of the COVID-19 vaccine regimen by that date. 

09/07/2021
Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs

With hospital capacity stressed statewide and health care resources stretched nationally, take steps to reducing your chance of needing emergency care. Keep these safety tips in mind this weekend.

09/03/2021

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 Oct. 3, 2021.

09/03/2021
Office of the Insurance Commissioner

Con la tasa de ocupación alta en los hospitales a nivel estatal y los recursos de atención médica bajo presión en todo el país, tome medidas para reducir su probabilidad de necesitar atención médica de emergencia. Tenga en cuenta estos consejos de seguridad este fin de semana.

09/03/2021

Gov. Jay Inslee today amended the Washington Ready emergency order (Proclamation 20-25) and also issued a new order to combat the spread of the delta variant in nursing homes (Proclamation 21-15).

09/03/2021
Governor's Office

Attorney General Bob Ferguson is offering guidance for utility customers who have past due accounts and may be at risk of a utility shutoff. The statewide moratorium on utility disconnections ends on Sept. 30.

09/02/2021

總檢察長 Bob Ferguson 將要向有欠費帳戶並且可能面臨公用事業停供的公用事業客戶提供指導意見。全州範圍的公用事業停供暫停令於 9 月 30 日結束。

09/02/2021

Gov. Jay Inslee announced updates to one proclamation in response to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.

09/02/2021
Governor's Office

Tổng Chưởng Lý Bob Ferguson đang cung cấp hướng dẫn cho các khách hàng sử dụng dịch vụ tiện ích có các khoản nợ quá hạn và đang gặp nguy cơ bị ngừng dịch vụ tiện ích. Lệnh tạm hoãn ngừng cung cấp dịch vụ tiện ích trên toàn tiểu bang sẽ hết hiệu lực vào ngày 30 tháng 9.

09/02/2021

El Procurador General Bob Ferguson está ofreciendo orientación para los clientes de servicios públicos que tienen cuentas atrasadas y que podrían estar en riesgo de que les corten los servicios. La moratoria estatal sobre las desconexiones de servicios públicos finaliza el 30 de septiembre.

09/02/2021

Soon schools across Washington will be teeming with students for the first time in more than a year.

09/02/2021

总检察长 Bob Ferguson 将要向有欠费账户并且可能面临公用事业停供的公用事业客户提供指导意见。全州范围的公用事业停供暂停令于 9 月 30 日结束。

09/02/2021

генеральный прокурор Bob Ferguson предлагает рекомендации для потребителей коммунальных услуг, у которых есть просроченные счета и которые могут подвергнуться риску отключения коммунальных услуг. Действие моратория штата на отключение коммунальных услуг заканчивается 30 сентября.

09/02/2021