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

| Governor's Office

Last year, Serve Washington, the state’s service commission, the Washington State Department of Agriculture and the Schultz Family Foundation created the Response Corps to respond to unprecedented levels of food insecurity across the state. Already planning for a second year, the partnership will continue to leverage new funding from federal, philanthropic and local partners to address even more COVID-19 impacts in Washington.

03/29/2021
Governor's Office

Phase Finder, the state’s online vaccine eligibility tool, will no longer be required to verify COVID-19 vaccine eligibility starting March 31. That means that people who want a vaccine should check DOH’s prioritization guidance webpage to see when they are eligible to get vaccinated.

03/29/2021

Gracias al gran trabajo del personal del DOH, la Guardia Nacional de Washington y los socios locales y del sector privado, desde el 26 de enero, fecha en que comenzó la vacunación, se ha distribuido un total de 153,480 dosis de la vacuna contra la COVID-19 en los cuatro centros estatales de vacun

03/27/2021

Thanks to the hard work of DOH staff, the Washington National Guard, and local and private sector partners, since opening January 26, a total of 153,480 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given out across the four state-led mass vaccination sites.

03/27/2021

Next week Washington will open COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to those who qualify under Phases 1B tier 3 or 1B tier 4. 

03/26/2021

Se vacunó completamente contra la COVID-19 a más de 1 millón de personas en Washington, y se administraron y se registraron más de 3 millones de vacunas en todo el estado desde el inicio de la distribución de la vacuna a mediados de diciembre.

03/26/2021

La próxima semana, Washington ampliará la elegibilidad para la vacuna contra la COVID-19 para quienes reúnan los requisitos de la fase 1B, nivel 3 o fase 1B, nivel 4.

03/26/2021

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is thrilled to share the state surpassed two major vaccine milestones this week.

03/26/2021

The Department of Licensing (DOL) is planning no further extensions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

03/25/2021

Today the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) released the latest statewide situation report on COVID-19, which shows the state’s progress in fighting COVID-19 since early January is slowing. 

03/25/2021

El Departamento de Licencias (DOL) no está planeando más extensiones en respuesta a la pandemia de COVID-19. 

03/25/2021

El Departamento de Salud del Estado de Washington (por su sigla en inglés, DOH) publicó hoy el último informe de situación estatal (solo en inglés) sobre la COVID-19, en el que se muestra que se está reduciendo el progreso de la lucha del estado contra la enfermedad desde principios de enero.

03/25/2021

As the nation reached one year since the beginning of COVID-19 restrictions, the Washington State Department of Corrections (DOC) looks back on its response to COVID-19.

03/24/2021
Department of Corrections

Aquí, en el Departamento de Licencias (DOL), también hemos cambiado nuestro modelo de servicio de algunas formas importantes.

03/23/2021

The Washington State Department of Commerce will open applications for Working Washington Grants: Round 4 on March 29. Business owners can find information about the program and a link to the application portal at commercegrants.com.

03/23/2021
Commerce