Doubts and questions about a covid vaccine for kids should now be directed to the family doctor.
“You can’t have an economy ultimately where just nobody pays rent,” he said.
We might not have a country, save for Washington’s order to inoculate his troops against smallpox.
Snohomish County’s health officer, Dr. Chris Spitters, joined in a call to hold off on a K-12 vaccine mandate.
As for the other 10%? Most got an exemption and a path to keep working. Only 470 people left jobs or were terminated.
The Health Department estimates about 30% of parents will seek shots immediately for children ages 5-11.
Florida’s governor shows more interest in political theater than in public health or the state’s economy.
After seven weeks in decline, the county’s case rate has increased. About a fifth of new cases were kids under 14.
Workers say their civil rights are being violated by the requirement they get vaccinated to keep their jobs.
Bottom line: For people facing higher odds of getting covid, the benefits of a booster outweigh the risks.
Police said a staffing shortage could become a crisis. So the City Council approved hiring bonuses.
Reluctance to protect public health stands in contrast to WSU’s move to fire its football coach.
Lawmakers and legislative employees at the Washington state House must be fully vaccinated to enter.
Ten troopers north of Seattle, 54 Monroe prison workers and hundreds more across the state refused the governor’s mandate.
Some workers sought an injunction against Gov. Inslee’s mandate. That effort fell flat Monday, the deadline to get vaccinated.
By comparing states’ stastics, researchers determined 140,000 lives were saved as of May 9.
Meanwhile, at King County Metro, a similar mandate has significantly boosted vaccination rates.
Starting Monday, Seattle Public Schools is suspending 142 school bus routes due to a driver shortage.
Gov. Jay Inslee announced the new order, which goes into effect Nov. 15.
The downturn comes weeks after the state passed a peak of infection driven by the delta variant.