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Gov. Jay Inslee has requested 100 Washington National Guard personnel to help alleviate staffing demands and offer testing capabilities at eight hospitals across our state.
In an effort to increase access to at-home rapid tests across the state, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is launching a statewide portal that will allow COVID-19 tests to ship directly to households.
En un esfuerzo por aumentar el acceso a las pruebas rápidas en el hogar en todo el estado, el Departamento de Salud del Estado de Washington (DOH) está lanzando un portal estatal que permitirá que las pruebas de COVID-19 se envíen directamente a los hogares.
Today, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) will make a number of changes to the way it presents information on its COVID-19 Data Dashboard. The goal is to display current trends and information that are most applicable to the current phase of the pandemic.
Almost two years to the day after the first case of the novel coronavirus in the U.S. was confirmed in Washington state, Gov. Jay Inslee testified before the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis about how the state has responded and the lessons learned.
Today marks two years since the first case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) was found in Washington and in the United States.
Hoy se cumplen dos años desde que se encontró el primer caso del nuevo coronavirus de 2019 (COVID-19) en Washington y en los Estados Unidos.
Attorney General Bob Ferguson is urging consumers to be on the lookout for price gouging on at-home test kits for COVID-19. If you see price gouging, report it to the Attorney General’s Office at https://www.atg.wa.gov/file-complaint.
Gov. Jay Inslee today issued an emergency order to temporarily restrict non-urgent health care services, procedures and surgeries that are performed in hospitals as part of a package of measures taken to address the current COVID-related state of crisis in hospitals.
The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is seeing an increase in the number of “vaccine breakthrough” cases related to the recent increase in overall cases statewide.
With COVID-19 cases rising due to the transmissibility of the Omicron variant, hospitals are seeing a dramatic increase in COVID hospitalizations.
El Departamento de Salud del Estado de Washington (DOH, por su sigla en inglés) está registrando un aumento de la cantidad de casos de infecciones posvacunación relacionados con el aumento reciente de casos generales en todo el estado.
Speaking from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) headquarters in Olympia today, State Superintendent Chris Reykdal laid out the state of Washington’s K–12 public education system, as well as his vision for transforming the last two years of high school.
This report includes information on hospitalizations and deaths, demographics, trends over time, and vaccination status of people with a reinfection where DOH has information about both infection events.
Youth ages 12 to 17 should receive a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at least 5 months after completing their primary vaccination series.