Washington State Patrol confirmed Sunday that a 16-year trooper detective of the force has died of COVID-19.
There is a constant beeping inside Harborview Medical Center’s COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit (ICU), a reminder that the COVID patients in the room are fighting for their lives.
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.
Five dogs that were found to be severely malnourished were recently rescued from a home by the Federal Way Police Department Animal Services Unit.
Students at Eatonville Middle School will return to remote learning for about two weeks due to a COVID-19 outbreak.
Intensive Care Units around Washington state are fuller with COVID-19 patients than ever before.
"Not only do we have roughly 50% more cases than we had during the December surge, but we're caring for all of those patients with fewer staff, because it's been so challenging for particularly our nurses, that people are choosing to leave healthcare because of how stressful it’s been," says Dr. Steven Mitchell, the medical director of Harborview Medical Center's Emergency Room.
The unemployment rate in Washington state is at 5.1% as of August. In some counties, the rate is even as high as 8%.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday the state’s eviction protections will remain in place through the end of October because counties aren’t getting federal and state COVID-19 relief funds intended for rental assistance out fast enough ahead of the current moratorium that was set to expire Sept. 30.
Gov. Jay Inslee made a plea to the federal government on Friday, requesting additional medical personnel to help overwhelmed hospitals in Washington.
COVID-19 isn’t the only virus vexing health leaders-- the upcoming flu season is causing concern.
For the first time in nearly six decades, Ray's Drive-In is closed almost as many days as they are open.
A researcher at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Microbiology has found a new way to speed COVID-19 variant tracking from weeks to mere hours.
Several community members spoke during the Redmond City Council meeting Tuesday night hoping the city will allow religious exemption from the COVID vaccine for firefighters.
A Georgia woman who spent three months in the ICU returns to thanks her critical care team for saving her life.
City employees, volunteers and indoor contractors in Bellingham are now required to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Vaccine mandates could be coming down the pipeline to local governments.
Earlier this summer, the state removed all testing requirements for vaccinated people.
First responders are expected to pack the Redmond City Council meeting Tuesday night as they seek clarity in their attempts to express religious exceptions to complying with a COVID-19 vaccination mandate.
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan said Tuesday the city’s eviction moratoriums will remain in place through Jan. 15, 2022, rather than expiring at the end of September.