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Ellensburg man wins $100,000 in WA’s military vaccine lottery

ELLENSBURG - On Friday, Governor Jay Inslee announced the winner of this week’s military vaccine lottery. The former serviceman awarded the six-figure sum is Coast Guard veteran Mark W. of Ellensburg. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee in mid-June announced a new COVID-19 vaccine incentive lottery for the state’s military, family members...
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Federal Funding Coming for Rural Vaccine Effort

WASHINGTON, DC – The Biden Administration is providing $2.6 million to support rural clinics in Washington State with their vaccination efforts. The money will go to 54 rural health facilities to fight misinformation and help develop vaccine confidence and outreach efforts. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Beccerra says the...
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Experts weigh in on Washington Area vaccine data

GREATER WASHINGTON AREA (WDVM) — As the DMV area moves forward with post-pandemic practices like lifting mask mandates, COVID data from all three region’s websites show a slow uptick in case numbers. WDVN spoke to state and local health experts in Virginia and has the COVID breakdown. Here’s a graph...
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Nick Rolovich Announces He Won't Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Washington State head coach Nick Rolovich has announced he won't be getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Rolovich released a statement after it was revealed he would be participating in Pac-12 Media Day remotely instead of in person. The Pac-12 is requiring all participants at next week's media day to be vaccinated...
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‘I don’t know his reasons’: Reactions mixed to WSU coach Rolovich’s decision to decline COVID-19 vaccine

Washington State University football coach Nick Rolovich has both supporters and critics after he declined to say Wednesday which exemptions to WSU’s COVID-19 vaccination requirement – whether religious, medical or personal – applied in his decision not to get the vaccine. WSU’s second-year football coach declined further comment in that...
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WSU’s Nick Rolovich Elects Not to Get COVID-19 Vaccine 'for Reasons Which Will Remain Private'

In less than a week, the Pac-12's coaches will convene in Hollywood for the conference's annual Media Day event. Second-year Washington State coach Nick Rolovich won't be attending Pac-12 Media Day in person this year due to the event's vaccination requirements, he announced on Twitter Wednesday. According to the conference, Pac-12 Media Day participants must be fully vaccinated in order to attend the single-day event held on July 27 at Hollywood and Highland.
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Washington State’s Nick Rolovich elects not to get COVID-19 vaccine ‘for personal reasons,’ won’t attend Pac-12 Media Day

In less than a week, the Pac-12’s football coaches will convene in Hollywood for the conference’s annual Media Day event. Second-year Washington State coach Nick Rolovich won’t be attending Pac-12 Media Day in person this year due to the event’s vaccination requirements, he announced on Twitter Wednesday. According to the conference, Pac-12 Media Day participants must be fully vaccinated in order to attend the single-day event held on July 27 at Hollywood and Highland.
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Washington Regional requires vaccine for staff

LGBTQ language added to HR policy for Fort Smith city employees. University of Arkansas alumni and architect Michael Lejong dies from COVID-19 Federal judge blocks Arkansas trans youth treatment ban. Washington Regional announces phase 2 of COVID-19 surge plan. Campus vision project unveiled for The Jones Center. Parents concerned to...
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Impact of Washington's vaccine lottery questioned as King County vaccinations soar

(The Center Square) – Eight out of 10 people age 12 and older in Washington's largest metro area are at least partly vaccinated against COVID-19. King County Public Health broke the news Monday a little more than a month after Seattle achieved 70% vaccination rates. The rate puts King County among the top 10 counties in the nation for people who have received at least one shot of a vaccine, falling behind Presidio County in Texas and McKinley County in New Mexico. The two southwestern counties have achieved vaccination rates of 88% and 99%, respectively, for people age 12 and older.