Washington state, an epicenter of the first outbreak of the virus, got more than 76,000 Fillakit vials from FEMA. None could be used.
Those with obsessive-compulsive disorder and other serious anxieties face uniquely difficult mental health challenges in the time of COVID-19.
As we reopen, there will be more opportunities for COVID-19 to spread, That is why it is even more important to do everything we can to prevent transmission.
Most businesses will be required to operate at reduced capacity and hours, and all will be required to follow state health and safety guidelines.
A total of three counties are in Phase 1, two counties are in a modified version of Phase 1, 19 counties are in Phase 2 and 15 counties are in Phase 3.
Despite having the first major COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S., Washington state kept its death rate the lowest among all states that have had major outbreaks.
The rate of COVID-19 have significantly increased in viral in Eastern Washington with concentrated spikes in Yakima, Spokane, Benton and Franklin counties.
Phase 3 would permit indoor capacity of 50% or 400 people, whichever is less. Requirements for social distancing and facial coverings will remain the same.
Some governors and local officials are sidelining public health professionals in a rush to reboot their state economies, even as infections increase
King County has posted information on how to apply for food assistance if you don’t already qualify and a map showing where you can pick up food supplies.
A physician has developed a matrix to help you decide how to safely celebrate Father’s Day in a fact-based and safe manner.
If unemployment reaches 20%, the Urban Institute forecasts Medicaid enrollment could reach as high as 62 million.
Some states, like Washington, have reopened more slowly with a set of specific benchmarks for different regions, but Arizona took a more aggressive approach.
Deaths are predicted to remain fairly level through August and begin to rise again in the fourth week of August with a more pronounced increase during September.
The situation in eastern Washington is of greatest concern, particularly in Benton, Franklin, Spokane and Yakima counties.