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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
The Washington State Department of Commerce announced a new grant program that will launch Oct. 4 to help certain small businesses hurting due to the U.S.-Canada border closure. The border has been closed to most travelers since March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. Jay Inslee sent a letter today to Jeff Zients, federal COVID-19 response coordinator, requesting federal staffing resources, including clinical and non-clinical staff, to support the Washington health care system in response to rising COVID-19 hospitalizations.
Las citas se pueden programar hasta con 30 días de anticipación. Están disponibles para personas cuya única opción es visitarnos en persona.
Appointments can be scheduled up to 30 days in advance. They are available for people whose only option is to visit us in person.
The COVID-19 Back-to-Classroom THINK Toolbox is a resource to help with adjusting to the return of in-person school and learning.
La caja de herramientas THINK para la vuelta a la escuela tras la COVID-19 (solo en inglés) es un recurso para ayudar a facilitar la adaptación al regreso del aprendizaje y las clases presenciales.
Gov. Jay Inslee today amended the Washington Ready emergency order (Proclamation 20-25) to require facial coverings for large outdoor events with 500 or more individuals, regardless of vaccination status. The update was initially announced at a press conference last week, and is effective immediately.
Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that Serve Washington, the state’s commission on national and community service, has been awarded $17.6 million in federal AmeriCorps funding. For the past year, AmeriCorps members have continued their service, quickly adapting to meet the changing needs caused by the pandemic.
Hospital capacity is currently stressed across the state of Washington. The surge in hospitalizations is one that Washington Department of Health (DOH), with its healthcare partners, has been monitoring closely.
Los hospitales están actualmente sobrecargados en todo el estado de Washington. El Departamento de Salud de Washington (DOH, por su sigla en inglés), junto con sus socios del cuidado de salud, ha seguido de cerca el aumento de las hospitalizaciones.
The Governor’s recent order that all employees of executive cabinet agencies, as well as contractors for those agencies, will be required to be fully vaccinated by October 18, 2021. Fully vaccinated means an individual must be at least two weeks past the last dose of the COVID-19 vaccine regimen by that date.
With hospital capacity stressed statewide and health care resources stretched nationally, take steps to reducing your chance of needing emergency care. Keep these safety tips in mind this weekend.
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 Oct. 3, 2021.
Con la tasa de ocupación alta en los hospitales a nivel estatal y los recursos de atención médica bajo presión en todo el país, tome medidas para reducir su probabilidad de necesitar atención médica de emergencia. Tenga en cuenta estos consejos de seguridad este fin de semana.
Gov. Jay Inslee today amended the Washington Ready emergency order (Proclamation 20-25) and also issued a new order to combat the spread of the delta variant in nursing homes (Proclamation 21-15).