Health departments say they currently lack the staff, money and tools to educate people about vaccines and then to administer hundreds of millions of doses.
I’m a public health researcher, and I’m dismayed that the CDC’s missteps are causing people to lose trust in a great institution
People with symptoms of COVID-19 or who have had close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 should make testing their first priority.
Congress set aside trillions to combat COVID-19, but many communities with outbreaks have spent little on public health efforts like testing and contact tracing.
With COVID-19 cases continuing to rise across Washington State, it is more important than ever to follow a few basic rules for social interactions.
However, Consistent Mask-Wearing Could Save about 70,000 Lives.
“Why can’t we figure out what’s contributing to the recent spread? It is very simple,” says UW epidemiologist Ali Mokdad. “No access to data.”
“We are still at great risk for significant growth as the virus continues to spread in Washington state,” says Washington’s Secretary of Health John Wiesman.
Extension applies to workers for King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties, the cities of Everett, Kenmore, Redmond, Seattle, Shoreline, and Tacoma, and the Port of Seattle and Port of Everett.
Many employees, mostly lower-wage and minority workers in essential jobs, are calling lawyers to complain about the waivers.
Coronavirus is about 0.08 micrometers across. The weaves a typical cloth face cloth has gaps about 1,000 times bigger. Still a homemade mask can help.
Middle-aged Americans have worse health than their English counterparts—and the difference in health between rich and poor is much larger in the U.S.
Face masks are now required in any indoor setting outside of your home (not just public buildings).
We’re all tired of fighting this virus. But, we’re losing our momentum in our battle with COVID-19. This means more restrictions on businesses and gatherings.
Socioeconomic and demographic variables, especially education, income, and race, were strongly associated with life expectancy, the study found.