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The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has awarded more than $14 million in COVID-19 Relief and Recovery grants to 839 businesses impacted by the pandemic. The coronavirus pandemic affected small agriculture businesses and local food supply chains in different ways, but WSDA identified four business sectors that faced additional challenges qualifying for financial assistance through earlier relief programs.
The Attorney General’s Office and Washington’s Lottery are urging Washingtonians to be wary of potential scams associated with the state’s “Shot of a Lifetime” lottery for vaccinated Washingtonians.
Gov. Jay Inslee today announced further business and employee guidance consolidations and rescissions for some industries.
Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler has extended two 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 July 11, 2021.
“Adult Abuse Awareness Month carries additional weight this year in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and prolonged stay-at-home order,” said Adult Protective Services Director Kathy Morgan. “For the past year, adult abuse was not as visible as it once was. We rely on doctors, bank tellers, religious leaders, communities and family members to report signs of abuse and neglect. As social distancing measures begin to relax, we are seeing an increasing number of reports as vulnerable adults become less isolated.”
Gov. Jay Inslee today extended a proclamation allowing for the expansion of the Family Emergency Assistance Program (FEAP) to assist families both with and without children.
Washington state’s COVID-19 exposure notification tool, WA Notify, saved an estimated 30 to 120 lives and likely prevented about 6,000 COVID-19 cases during the first four months that it was in use.
Se calcula que la herramienta de notificaciones de exposición a la COVID-19 del estado de Washington, WA Notify (Notifica WA), salvó entre 30 y 120 vidas y, probablemente, evitó unos 6,000 casos de COVID-19 durante los primeros 4 meses de uso.
Gov. Jay Inslee sent a letter last week to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas urging an immediate full or partial reopening of the U.S.-Canadian border to provide relief for individuals and communities impacted by the prolonged closure.
The state’s data dashboard represents the most accurate information the department has control over, and there are a few reasons why numbers are different.
El Departamento de Salud del Estado de Washington (DOH, por su sigla en inglés) reconoce que muchas personas han tenido problemas al tratar de confirmar que sus registros fueron transmitidos al Sistema de Información sobre Inmunizaciones del Estado de Washington (WAIIS, por su sigla en inglés) y
El registro de datos del estado representa la información más precisa que el departamento controla, y hay algunas razones por las que las cifras son diferentes.
The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) recognizes many people have experienced challenges while trying to confirm their records were transmitted to the Washington State Immunization Information System (WAIIS) and they are eligible for the “Shot of a Lifetime” lottery drawing.
The latest COVID-19 modeling and surveillance situation report from the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) shows continued declines in disease activity, with vaccination playing a key role.
l 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 un descenso continuo de la actividad de la enfermedad, y la vacunación desempeña un papel fundamental.