COVID-19 Info

Seattle Could Lose Another 200+ Officers
More than 200 Seattle Police officers could lose their jobs if they do not comply with the governor's COVID-19 vaccination order. That mandate requires that all city workers get vaccinated by October 18th or face potential termination. The city has reportedly been negotiating with the Seattle Police Officer's Guild on the issue ...
Oregon COVID Peak Possibly Reached
Officials with Oregon Health and Science University say the state could be reaching the peak in COVID-19 hospitalizations. Based on their latest models, they say a peak could have come this weekend but they're waiting to see whether the Labor Day weekend has brought a spike in cases ...
COVID Vaccine Required for WSU Fans
WSU Athletics will require proof of vaccination for COVID-19 for fans 12 years of age and older, beginning with home contests at Gesa Field in the month of October. Those who are not vaccinated will need to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of the event, according to a news release issued on Tuesday ...
Kennewick Schools Seeing COVID Cases
According to a recent publication by the Kennewick School District, 116 students have tested positive for COVID-19 since the school year began on September 1. School District leaders report a total of 367 have been out of school due to positive tests, experiencing COVID-like symptoms or due to close contact ...
Religious Exemption for Vaccine Under Scrutiny
Guidance from the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction states that districts should offer employees the option to submit their religious accommodation request in writing. The goal is to determine "whether an employee's religious belief is sincerely held ...
Masks Required at Wa State Fair
Visitors to the Washington State Fair will have to mask up both indoors and outdoors regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status. The Pierce County health department announced the new directive yesterday. It takes effect Friday. The fair starts this weekend and runs through September 26th ...

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