Packing plants from Washington state to Iowa to Georgia have temporarily suspended operations, although President Trump has invoked the Defense Production Act in an effort to quickly restart these facilities.
Phase 1 begins today, May 5, with the reopening of some recreational activities, including day use at state parks, playing golf, fishing, and hunting.
Wash. Gov. Jay Inslee says 10 small counties with low rates of infection can apply for exemptions to the state’s stay-at-home orders, allowing them to move ahead to the next step of a phased reopening plan.
While not as bad as has been seen in other large cities, King County’s hepatitis A continues to spread locally, and the rate of infections has increased.
Because the public health system mostly operates in the background, it rarely gets the attention or funding it deserves ― until there’s a crisis.
Citing privacy, facilities often won’t disclose how many residents are infected. Unable to visit, families can’t see for themselves how loved ones are doing.
The number of COVID-19 infections in the county has been on the decline since the end of March.
The updated data shows that in King County, COVID-19 is disproportionally impacting communities of color.
An estimated 4.5 million youth ages 16-24 are considered disconnected — not going to school or working. Such “disconnected” youth have poorer economic prospects.
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Washington plans to recruit and train 1,900 contact tracers by mid-May to map and control the spread of the virus as the state begins to reopen the economy.