A new glimpse into Washington’s earliest COVID deaths — and why we may never have a complete record.
In the event of a surge, its recommendations could delay a response, allowing covid to spread rapidly.
If another surge hits and support isn’t available for vaccines and treatments, Democrats will get the blame.
Some will likely need a second booster, but most remaing protected against severe covid disease.
The U.S. might follow the U.K.’s course with omicron’s BA.2 subvariant. But there are distinctions.
Congress, in rejecting a pandemic funding request, is again letting down its guard at the wrong time.
The numbers look good, but Snohomish Health District officials say they’re keeping an eye on the BA.2 subvariant.
A locally inspired bill pushes governing boards to let people keep participating from afar, even when the pandemic fades.
It’s already prompting clues into Alzheimer’s as well as Lyme disease and other chronic conditions.
Moving away from mandates, officials say the next phase in Washington’s response is about “empowering” residents to keep safe.
Starting April 1, fully vaccinated travelers won’t be required to complete a pre-entry COVID-19 test.
Some are nervous. Some are relieved. Snohomish County’s health officer and top elected official will keep their masks on.
GOP Rep. Robert Sutherland of Granite Falls told the crowd he was denied entrance to the statehouse because he refused to get tested.
Some residents said they would be apprehensive about hiring unvaccinated officers who have applied.
Hospitals opposed a bill limiting the number of patients per nurse. It died in a committee this week.
But we can use strategies we used against covid to quickly improve access to screening and treatment.
Her district encompasses eastern King, parts of Snohomish, Skagit and Whatcom counties.
Washington, Oregon and California together will lift mask requirements in most, but not all, settings.
But they’ll have to show a same-day negative COVID-19 test before they can get in.
It’s clear that a past covid infection offers immunity; the question is: Is it better than the vaccines?