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Delta Variant update with The Washington Department of Health

YAKIMA, WA – With King County now recommending all individuals wearing masks inside, the delta variant has been spreading rapidly throughout the state with 58 percent of COVID-19 cases being delta. “I am very concerned about areas of the state that have lower vaccination rates.” Said Scott Lindquist, Washington State...
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Condo prices in South King County surge during pandemic

The value of condominiums in King County increased during the pandemic, with the largest increase in value in South King County, according to a press release by Assessor John Wilson. The median condominium value in South King County rose by 9% in 2020. The second highest increase occurred in Northeast...
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King County health officer recommends everyone wear a mask ‘once again’

King County Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin recommends that everyone — vaccinated or not — wear a mask in indoor, public spaces. “Today, COVID-19 rates are increasing in King County largely due to the spread of the more contagious Delta and other variants of concern, and our changing behaviors with increasing activities while dropping COVID-19 precautions as the state’s Healthy Washington Roadmap to Recovery restrictions were lifted,” he said.
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Face coverings again recommended for indoor public settings

Public Health – Seattle & King County now recommends that all county residents 5 years of age and older, regardless of vaccination status, wear face coverings in indoor public settings. This extra layer of protection will help us all stay safer, including those who are unvaccinated, such as the 300,000...