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Inslee announces FEMA mobile COVID-19 vaccination unit coming to Western Washington

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OLYMPIA, Wash., December 2, 2021 – Gov. Jay Inslee in partnership with the Washington State Department of Health, the King County Executive’s Office, Public Health – Seattle & King County, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Washington State Emergency Management Division, and King County Emergency Management, announced today that FEMA is preparing to send […]

CDC issues temporary halt to Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

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UPDATE 6:44 PM April 13, 2021: According to the Washington state Department of Health, about 160,000 doses of J & J vaccine have been administered in Washington state. April 13, 2021 – Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration announced a “pause” in using the single-dose Johnson & […]

Equitable approach leads to vulnerable elders receiving COVID-19 vaccine

By Everett Housing Authority | Press Release Everett, Wash., March 8, 2021 – COVID vaccinations are being offered to elderly residents with low incomes at Everett Housing Authority properties in Everett and Snohomish County through on-site mobile clinics. The Snohomish County Vaccine Taskforce, local fire departments, and Everett Housing Authority (EHA) are partnering to offer […]

Progress continues on vaccinations and driving down COVID case rates

By Dave Somers, County Executive | Press Release Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers, Health Officer Dr. Chris Spitters and Emergency Management Director Jason Biermann provided updates Tuesday on the community’s response to COVID-19. Much of the presentation focused on progress administering COVID-19 vaccinations, including the county’s work to develop the ability to inoculate tens of […]

Inslee launches state plan for widespread vaccine distribution

By Office of the Governor | Press Release Governor Jay Inslee launched a series of changes to vaccine administration and unveiled a new statewide public-private partnership for the state’s vaccine distribution plan. The governor is joined by Dr. Umair Shah, secretary, Department of Health; Jane Hopkins, RN, executive vice president, SEIU 1199NW; Brad Smith, president, […]

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