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OLYMPIA -- Washington state health officials are working with local, state and federal partners to investigate a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections linked to onions sold by Thomson International Inc. A total of 640 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Newport...
OLYMPIA -  El Departamento de Salud (DOH) anunció hoy que, en el estado de Washington, hay en este momento 11 casos de síndrome inflamatorio multisistémico en niños (MIS-C) asociado a la COVID-19. El MIS-C es una enfermedad rara pero grave que fue identificada por primera vez por proveedores de...
OLYMPIA -- Today the Department of Health (DOH) announced there are now 11 cases of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) associated with COVID-19 in Washington state. MIS-C is a rare but serious condition first identified by health care providers in the United Kingdom in late...
OLYMPIA - Gov. Jay Inslee announced guidance today that allows long-term care facilities to offer visitation and other activities. Many long-term care facilities were forced to curtail social activities for residents and visitors earlier this year due to COVID-19. Inslee was joined by Department of...
OLYMPIA - A new report from the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) helps illustrate which types of businesses and facilities experience the most COVID-19 outbreak activity. These data are aggregated from all counties that report data to DOH, and the report contains both healthcare and non-...
OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) launched the Community Recovery-Oriented Needs Assessment, or the CORONA survey. The survey is an effort to assess the behavioral, economic, social, and emotional impacts and the needs of communities across the state as a result of the...
OLYMPIA — State primaries and local races around the nation are especially significant this election year, and iVoterGuide is helping to ensure that voters everywhere are informed before they head to the polls.   “Regardless of how they cast their votes, Americans want accurate, well-researched...
OLYMPIA - El Departamento de Salud del Estado de Washington (DOH) lanzó la Evaluación de Necesidades Orientadas a la Recuperación de la Comunidad, o encuesta CORONA. Esta encuesta es un esfuerzo por evaluar los impactos conductuales, económicos, sociales y emocionales, así como las necesidades de...
CHELAN COUNTY - Resolution 2020-77 was passed by the Chelan County Commissioners that the designation of the Fire Hazard Level will be VERY HIGH in the Fire Districts and unincorporated areas of Chelan County beginning on Monday July 27. To limit the number of human caused fires, no outdoor fires...
OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) released the latest statewide situation report, which outlines concerning trends in COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths, as well as mixed trends in case counts in different parts of the state. Report findings include: COVID-19...

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