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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

Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement today following the Food & Drug Administration's approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for the prevention of disease from COVID-19.

08/23/2021
Governor's Office

Gov. Jay Inslee today updated and extended two emergency proclamations that expand the vaccine requirement and the statewide face covering requirement.  The expanded emergency orders are:  Proclamations 20-25, Washington Ready; and 21-14, Vaccination Requirement.

08/20/2021
Governor's Office

El último informe de situación de modelado y de vigilancia de la COVID-19 (solo en inglés) del Departamento de Salud del Estado de Washington (DOH, por su sigla en inglés) muestra los casos actuales de COVID-19 y los ingresos hospitalarios en sus niveles más altos hasta la fecha.

08/19/2021

The latest COVID-19 modeling and surveillance situation report from the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) shows current COVID-19 cases and hospital admissions at their highest levels to-date. These upward trends are likely to continue in the coming month due to the delta variant.

08/19/2021

Ferguson recomienda a los propietarios de viviendas que averigüen ahora qué opciones pueden tener según su tipo de préstamo cuando finalice la suspensión temporal de pagos.

08/18/2021

Ferguson 鼓励房主需要现在采取行动,根据他们的贷款类型,了解他们可以使用哪些宽限期后的选项。住房顾问可以协助房主浏览在 8 月底生效的新联邦规则和援助计划,以帮助房主保住他们的家。

08/18/2021

Hoy, el secretario de salud del estado de Washington, Umair A.

08/18/2021

Ferguson призывает домовладельцев действовать сейчас и узнать, какие варианты по завершении периода отказа от принятия мер для них могут быть доступны в зависимости от того, какой у них вид кредита.

08/18/2021

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced a vaccination requirement for employees working in K-12, most childcare and early learning, and higher education, as well as an expansion of the statewide mask mandate to all individuals, regardless of vaccination status. 

08/18/2021
Governor's Office

Ferguson is encouraging homeowners need to act now to learn what post-forbearance options they may have based on the type of loan they have.

08/18/2021

Ferguson 鼓勵房主需要現在採取動作,根據他們的貸款類型,瞭解他們可以使用哪些寬限期後的選項。住房顧問可以協助房主瀏覽在 8 月底生效的新聯邦規則和援助計劃,以幫助房主保住他們的家。

08/18/2021

Ông Ferguson khuyến khích các chủ nhà cần phải hành động ngay để tìm hiểu về các tùy chọn sau lệnh tạm hoãn nào mà họ có thể có dựa trên kiểu khoản vay của họ.

08/18/2021

Today, Governor Inslee announced a new directive requiring all employees of public and private K–12 school districts to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 18, 2021.

08/18/2021
OSPI

Today, Washington State Secretary of Health Umair A. Shah, M.D., MPH, amended Order 20-03 requiring face masks for everyone over five years of age in most public indoor settings regardless of vaccination status.

08/18/2021

The Washington State Department of Health has updated the state’s childhood immunization rate data, which shows that many school-aged children missed recommended vaccines in 2020. The decreases in pre-teen vaccine rates are especially concerning. 

08/16/2021