SEATTLE — The Port of Seattle is requiring its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, according to an announcement made Wednesday. All 2,200 employees must be vaccinated by Nov. 15 as a condition of employment, following similar local, federal and state requirements. Scroll down to continue reading. More news from...
BELLINGHAM, Wash. — The mayor of Bellingham announced Monday that he signed an order requiring all city employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment. Bellingham joins Seattle, the state of Washington and President Biden in requiring employees to get the vaccine. About 79% of the city’s...
Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Seattle: 1. 2100 N 45th St (206) 633-1536; 2. 2438 32nd Ave W (206) 283-9131; 3. 4315 University Way NE (206) 632-2388; 4. 2035 4th Ave (206) 448-2002; 5. 503 Westlake Ave N (206) 505-2330; 6. 302 NE Northgate
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s coronavirus vaccination figures have been adjusted sharply lower after officials discovered that numbers from a federal contractor had been double counted. Authorities said Wednesday the revision shows that 63.7% of state residents over age 12 have received at least one dose of vaccine, rather than...
The Port of Seattle is requiring its 2,200 employees to become vaccinated by Nov. 15. The announcement Sept. 22 by the Port of Seattle follows similar requirements in federal, state and local governments nationally and in Washington state. The science shows that the vaccine prevents the spread of COVID-19 and significantly lowers your chance of a being hospitalized or dying from COVID-19.
LANSING, Mich. — Michigan has recorded more than 1 million confirmed cases of coronavirus infections since the start of the pandemic. Officials said Wednesday that the state crossed that threshold by reporting 6,079 new cases over the last two days. There have been at least 20,781 deaths in Michigan linked to COVID-19, the disease that can be caused by the virus.
Following the lead of the state, the county and the city of Seattle, the city of Burien will require all 107 of its employees be vaccinated against COVID-19, save for those who request and are granted an exemption for medical or religious reasons. In unanimously voting to adopt the mandate...
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With Idaho’s hospitals operating under “crisis standards of care,” Washington Gov. Jay Inslee put pressure on Idaho’s political leaders to take action to stem COVID-19 cases. “Today in my state, Washington citizens in many cases cannot get heart surgery, cannot get cancer surgery that they need, because we are having...
A U.S. pharmaceutical company is beginning a trial to test a drug that will boost the immune response of vaccines against different variants of the COVID-19 virus. Gritstone Bio, a pharmaceutical company headquartered in Emeryville, California, in partnership with the University of Manchester will conduct the study that will include 20 volunteers over age 60.
First mask mandates, now proof of vaccination. Soon, every King County restaurant and bar will have to see proof of your vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test before you can get inside. It's a requirement some owners and servers said they are dreading. Health leaders said the idea is to...
King County, Washington, which includes Seattle, has issued a new public health order requiring full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test before entering indoor establishments, including restaurants. The order, which goes into effect on Oct. 25, does not apply to outdoor dining, takeout business and “places that aren’t primarily used as a restaurant, such as grocery stores.”
The Port of Seattle announced this week that it will require its 2,200 employees to become vaccinated by Nov. 15, 2021, or risk being terminated. The announcement follows similar requirements in federal, state, and local governments nationally and in Washington State, including at the City of Burien. The science shows that the vaccine prevents the spread of COVID and significantly lowers your chance of a being hospitalized or dying from COVID.