The Washington state Department of Health said Friday it will immediately start offering booster doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to certain people.
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Public health officials in Seattle said the demand for COVID-19 testing is significantly higher in the last several weeks and reaching is levels similar to last winter.
Indoor businesses and venues in King County may soon require proof of vaccination.
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In a statement released by the company on Wednesday, Pfizer-BioNTech said patients who received a booster shot up to eight months after their two-dose regimen were given three times the protection from the novel coronavirus.
At least four school districts have pushed back their start date in Oregon as COVID-19 case numbers and hospitalizations soar and the state introduced new vaccine requirements for teachers and school staff.
People in Oregon, regardless of vaccination status, will once again be required to wear masks in most public outdoor settings — including large outdoor events where physical distancing is not possible — beginning Friday.
Oregon was once the poster child for limiting the spread of the coronavirus, after its Democratic governor imposed some of the nation’s strictest safety measures, including mask mandates indoors and outdoors, limits on gatherings and an order closing restaurants.
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Health officials are sounding the alarm, saying critical care beds across the state of Washington are filling up faster than it ever has since the beginning of the pandemic.
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People who are immunocompromised and qualify for a third shot of the mRNA Covid-19 vaccine can now make an appointment.
COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the country and in Washington state, particularly as the Delta variant comes in to play.
Gov. Kate Brown on Tuesday announced a statewide indoor mask requirement in Oregon as coronavirus hospitalizations and cases reach record high numbers in the state and health care systems are overwhelmed.