Washington faces nursing shortage among record-high COVID hospitalizations

"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.

Gov. Inslee extends statewide eviction moratorium bridge to Oct. 31

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.