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El Departamento de Salud del Estado de Washington (DOH, por su sigla en inglés) publicó hoy el último informe de situación estatal (solo en inglés) sobre la COVID-19, que muestra un aumento en la transmisión de la enfermedad y en el recuento diario de casos. 

04/08/2021

The Rebuild Edition, a partnership between the Washington State Department of Commerce and Thurston Economic Development Council, has scheduled three new tracks for small businesses interested in achieving significant growth in the wake of COVID.

04/08/2021
Commerce

Today the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) released the latest statewide situation report on COVID-19, which shows increasing transmission and daily case counts.

04/08/2021

Gov. Jay Inslee today updated Proclamation 20-83 to clarify that, in addition to requiring compliance with CDC restrictions related to international flight travel, all other types of travel, including intrastate travel, should also follow CDC guidance and requirements.

04/06/2021
Governor's Office

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) is offering grants to small agriculture-related businesses in sectors that have suffered economically due to the coronavirus pandemic, but have been left out of earlier relief programs.

04/05/2021
Washington State Dept of Agriculture

Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler extended his emergency order directing all state-regulated health insurers to make additional coverage changes to aid consumers during the coronavirus pandemic.

04/05/2021
Office of the Insurance Commissioner

As of March 29, more than 3,325,998 doses of vaccine have been given across the state, which is 83% of the 4,006,330 doses that have been delivered to our providers and long-term care programs. Washington is currently averaging 55,894 vaccine doses given each day. 

04/01/2021

Hasta el 29 de marzo, se han administrado más de 3,325,998 dosis de la vacuna en todo el estado, lo cual equivale a casi el 83% de las 4,006,330 dosis entregadas a los proveedores y programas de atención a largo plazo.

04/01/2021

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is pleased everyone age 16 and older will be eligible for vaccine starting April 15, which also marks the four-month anniversary of vaccine rollout in Washington.

03/31/2021

El Departamento de Salud del Estado de Washington (DOH, por su sigla en inglés) celebra que todas las personas mayores de 16 años puedan vacunarse a partir del 15 de abril, fecha en la que también se cumplen cuatro meses de la implementación de la vacuna en Washington.

03/31/2021

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced that effective April 15, all Washingtonians over the age of 16 will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.

03/31/2021
Governor's Office

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is investigating reports of people in the state who tested positive for COVID-19 more than two weeks after being fully vaccinated. Scientists call these “vaccine breakthrough” cases, which are expected with any vaccine.

03/30/2021

El Departamento de Salud del Estado de Washington (DOH, por su sigla en inglés) está analizando informes de nuevos casos de residentes del estado que dieron positivo por COVID-19 después de más de dos semanas de haberse vacunado.

03/30/2021

The partnership adds a dozen new organizations statewide providing outreach and technical assistance in nearly 40 languages to small business owners affected by COVID-19.

03/30/2021
Commerce

A partir del 31 de marzo, Phase Finder (Encuentra tu fase), la herramienta estatal en línea de elegibilidad para la vacuna, ya no será necesaria para verificar la elegibilidad para recibir la vacuna contra la COVID-19.

03/29/2021