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Free COVID testing at Lynnwood Food Bank each Monday in March

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., March 5, 2022 – Snohomish County Health District is conducting free COVID tests at the Lynnwood Food Bank every Monday in March from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Located at 5320 176th Street SW, behind Silver Creek Family Church, PCR testing will be available, with one-to-three-day results, free-of-charge thanks to a partnership between […]

Biden affirms COVID-19 is a state issue

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WASHINGTON D.C., December 27, 2021 – Today in the virtual meeting with members of the National Governors Association, President Joe Biden laid out his steps the federal government is taking to combat the Omicron surge. However, he put the onus on governors to take ownership of their authorities to develop “state level” solutions to ending […]

CDC shortens COVID-19 isolation and quarantine times

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CDC Updates and Shortens Recommended Isolation and Quarantine Period for General Population ATLANTA, Ga., December 27, 2021 – Given what we currently know about COVID-19 and the Omicron variant, today the CDC is shortening the recommended time for isolation from 10 days for people with COVID-19 to 5 days, if asymptomatic, followed by 5 days […]

King County requires proof of vaccination and CDC’s potential changes

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SEATTLE, Wash., November 4, 2021 – King County now requires customers to be fully vaccinated if they wish to dine indoors, and with the CDC’s definition of fully vaccinated prone to change, residents might have to get jabbed again. With flu season on its way, the CDC will also make changes to COVID-19 testing methods. […]

FDA-approved Pfizer Comirnaty vaccine clarifications

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Shortly after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted approval for the Comirnaty COVID-19 vaccine, the Lynnwood Times asked the administration several clarifying questions regarding the approval and the rebranding of Pfizer’s vaccine.  Certain components of the FDA’s literature on the matter left questions unanswered. For example, why is the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine being marketed […]

Is the Pfizer vaccine FDA approved?

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On August 23, the Food and Drug Administration granted approval for a COVID-19 vaccine. But the jab in question is called the “Comirnaty” vaccine. The labels for vials of Pfizer-BioNTech are still marked for “Emergency Use Authorization.” The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval of a COVID-19 vaccine has encouraged elected officials to move forward […]

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing events scheduled in area

By Verdant Health Commission | Press Release LYNNWOOD, Wash., January 26, 2021 – With COVID-19 rates remaining at high levels and vaccine roll out ramping up slowly, getting tested for COVID-19 and taking precautions to prevent the spread of the virus remain vital. Free, drive-thru events are scheduled to take place: Wednesday, Jan. 27 from […]

Free drive-thru COVID testing Dec. 9 at Lynnwood High School

Location has changed from Lynnwood Food Bank as previously announced to Lynnwood High School. A free, drive-thru, non-invasive COVID-19 testing event will take place at Lynnwood High School from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 9. This event was originally planned to take place at Lynnwood Food Bank but has been moved to […]

Free drive-thru COVID testing Dec. 5 in Lynnwood

A free, drive-thru, non-invasive COVID-19 testing event is scheduled 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5 at Community Life Center, 19820 Scriber Lake Road in Lynnwood. The Verdant Health Commission and Medical Teams International are coordinating this event, with support from Northwest Church, Volunteers of America Western Washington, and Lynnwood Police. Hygiene supplies will be available […]

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