Covid 19 Seattle

Washington Department of Public Health – Vaccine Information

Vaccine-related resources The updated pregnancy recommendation for the vaccine will be throughout several of our pages but you can find our full questions and answers here:https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/COVID19/VaccineInformation/FrequentlyAskedQuestionsResource page for guidance on youth vaccinations can be found here: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/COVID19/HealthcareProviders/VaccineInformationforHealthcareProviders/VaccinatingYouth Guidance updates FAQ document is now live on the COVID-19 Resources and Recommendations page.New Secretary of Health’s Mask Order FAQ. This Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) …

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Post-Pandemic Reunions: Quit smoking helps to stay safe and healthy

It has been a long year of social distancing, lockdowns, quarantines, and canceled events. However, as holidays approaching, there will be lots of chances to reconnect. The Mid-Autumn Festival is a traditional festival celebrated in Asia. The festival is held on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar with full moon at night, a symbol of …

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King County working on vaccine verification requirements for some non-essential indoor business activities and other venues; would go into effect in October

King County Executive Dow Constantine announced today that Public Health – Seattle & King County is working to develop a vaccine verification policy for some non-essential indoor business activities and other venues. Several jurisdictions have already adopted some form of vaccine verification policy, including New York City, San Francisco and British Columbia in Canada, and by Clallam and Jefferson counties …

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How to Pay for College in 2021

COVID-19 has created a lot of uncertainty around the college experience, including whether or not parents will be able to pay for their children’s tuition and expenses amid the pandemic. Whether your family’s income has been impacted by the pandemic, or you just want to have more money to allocate to other life priorities, here are some recommendations from Northwestern …

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Everyone 12 and older now eligible for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has expanded COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to everyone 12 and older following recommendations that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is safe and extremely effective for 12 to 15-year-olds. Monday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted an emergency use authorization (EUA) amendment to expand the Pfizer vaccine to people 12 years and older. Tonight, the …

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The Washington State Legislature passes landmark recovery budget to help families, small businesses

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Legislature passed a historic budget today that focuses on an equitable recovery from the economic and health impacts of COVID-19. The 2021-23 operating budget uses a combination of ongoing state revenue and federal funds from the American Rescue Plan to provide back-due rent relief, small business support, strengthen the state’s safety net, build upon investments …

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Important FAQs regarding Johnson & Johnson Vaccines

WHY ARE J&J VACCINES BEING PAUSED? • On Tuesday, April 13th, the FDA/CDC announced a rare but serious side effect including serious brainblood clots (CVST) combined with low platelet counts in six patients who received J&J vaccines.• All patients are women under 50 years of age.• Vaccines are being paused out of an abundance of caution. WHAT IS WA STATE …

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“A Word” – Short Film Illustrates The Power of Words and Brings Awareness to Causes of Rising Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

Call It COVID, a group that aims to fight Anti-Asian violence, posted “A Word”, a spoken-word film. The short film discusses the effects of certain “words” and “phrases” such as “the China Virus” and how it has damaged the nation and Asian American communities. The film aims to bring awareness to the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes. The message condemns …

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As City Nears 50,000 Vaccinations, City of Seattle Partners With Seattle Visiting Nurse Association and Seattle Colleges to Open Community Vaccination Hub in North Seattle

Community Vaccination Hub at North Seattle College Will Be Fourth City-Affiliated Fixed Vaccination Site Site Has Initial Capacity for 1,170 Vaccinations Per Week, Could Scale Up to 6,400, Supply Permitting SEATTLE (March 31, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced that the City is helping to support a new Community Vaccination Hub operated by Seattle Visiting Nurse Association (SVNA) …

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