In the last month, COVID outbreaks at businesses and childcare facilities have more than doubled in Pierce County, according to the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department (TPCHD).
Washington Governor Jay Inslee on Friday dropped the vaccine requirement for outdoor contractors and volunteers - just ahead of wildfire season.
The federal government has provided more than $2 billion to help cover funeral costs for more than 300,000 families of people who died from COVID-19, so far.
This poll comes as nearly every state experiences an increase in COVID-19 cases. Yet, daily cases are still well below the all-time high reached during the winter.
Researchers at Washington State University have developed a way to reuse single-use disposable masks – by making concrete more durable.
Nine people held at the Northwest ICE Processing Center in Tacoma have joined in a hunger strike to protest what they say are unclean conditions amid worries about a COVID spread.
Increasing numbers of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are putting more of the U.S. under guidelines issued by the CDC that call for masking and other infection precautions.
Clallam and San Juan counties have been rated 'high risk' for contracting COVID-19 by the CDC. King, Snohomish and Jefferson counties have moved into the 'medium risk' category.
Sunset Elementary School in the Issaquah School District is closed for classes, as too many teachers are out sick from COVID.
For the first time in two years, a massive West Seattle Community Garage Sale is reconnecting neighbors, supporting good causes and showcasing some great local talent, too.
It's the only military academy, so far, where cadets may not graduate for refusing the COVID-19 vaccine.
On the path forward and out of the pandemic, the line looks a little blurry as COVID cases continue to rise in Western Washington, and local doctors are sounding the alarm as hospitalizations are on the rise.
Now is the time to get your kids up to date on vaccinations, health officials say, as routine childhood immunizations fell 13% in 2021 compared to pre-pandemic levels.
After historic jobless claims in Washington State during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Washington State Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) is now working on a massive backlog of appeals from the Employment Security Department (ESD).
According to CDC guidelines, Skagit County is now in a "substantial" transmission level, up from a moderate level last week. Health officials say omicron subvariants are driving this sharp rises in cases.
Skagit County has moved to a "Substantial" COVID transmission level Thursday, up from "Moderate" last week.
Scientists estimate there were between 13.3 million and 16.6 million deaths that were either caused directly by the coronavirus or were somehow attributed to the pandemic’s impact on health systems.
Snohomish County health officials announced that the county has reached "medium" levels of COVID-19.
A Nigerian citizen, and former Nigerian government aide, pleaded guilty to COVID-19 unemployment fraud on 18 states in Tacoma on Tuesday.
Moderna is asking the Food and Drug Administration to greenlight their COVID vaccine for kids six and under, a move many parents say they’ve been waiting a long time for.