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Nursing crisis | Don’t burn it down | Here they go again

Friday, September 3, 2021   COVID   ► From the Olympian — WA fifth COVID-19 wave could plateau soon, but holiday weekend might threaten progress — During the same news conference Thursday to reassure parents of the school year’s start amid the pandemic, state health officials made clear the state’s fifth wave of COVID-19 isn’t […]

Mask up! | ULP at PeaceHealth | Now hiring | Unions boost women

Thursday, September 2, 2021   COVID   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, Sept. 2 — The latest count of COVID-19 cases in Washington totals 567,104 infections (14-day average of cases per day: 3,322) and 6,611 deaths. ► From Q13 Fox — Mask fatigue growing as COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations climb in […]

Do you care? | ‘Everyone should be vaccinated’ | A rogue state

Wednesday, September 1, 2021   COVID   ► From the Spokesman-Review — Hospitalizations, deaths due to COVID-19 continue dangerous climb in Inland Northwest — The Delta variant has led to a massive surge in hospitalizations in the Inland Northwest and subsequent deaths. In both Washington and Idaho, the vast majority of hospitalized COVID patients and […]

Dire, untenable | Mandate bargaining | Forgive Dan his debts | USPS shorts

Tuesday, August 31, 2021   COVID   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, Aug. 31 — The latest count of COVID-19 cases in Washington totals 559,762 infections (14-day average of cases per day: 3,214) and 6,534 deaths. ► From the Bellingham Herald — Hospital officials, on front line of COVID, issue […]

100,000 preventable deaths | ‘Safe and fair’ mandate | Dividing Dems

Monday, August 30, 2021   COVID   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, Aug. 30 — The latest count of COVID-19 cases in Washington totals 550,988 infections (14-day average of cases per day: 3,126) and 6,507 deaths. ► From the Tri-City Herald — Tri-Cities COVID deaths this month top June, July […]

Unprecedented stress | March On for Voting Rights | Shuler: ‘Take risks’

Friday, August 27, 2021   COVID   ► From the Tri-City Herald — ‘Unprecedented’ COVID stress. Tri-Cities hospitals diverting ambulances daily this month. — One or more Tri-City hospitals was too busy to take any more patients coming by ambulance for significant periods nearly every day this month. The busy hospitals and packed emergency rooms […]

Your body, my choice | Mass exodus over mandate? | Protect farm workers, voting rights

Thursday, August 26, 2021   COVID   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, Aug. 26 — The latest count of COVID-19 cases in Washington totals 542,878 infections (14-day average of cases per day: 3,036) and 6,448 deaths. ► From the Seattle Times — Driven by Delta, COVID cases in Washington continue […]

Determining sincerity | Cascade strike continues | House tees up $3.5T

Wednesday, August 25, 2021   COVID   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, Aug. 25 — The latest count of COVID-19 cases in Washington totals 536,814 infections (14-day average of cases per day: 2,990) and 6,383 deaths. ► From the Olympian — 10 Thurston residents died of COVID in the past […]

Grim milestone | Enviro organizing | The Ten | Shuler inspires

Tuesday, August 24, 2021   COVID   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, Aug. 24 — The latest count of COVID-19 cases in Washington totals 536,814 infections (14-day average of cases per day: 2,990) and 6,383 deaths. ► From the News Tribune — Pierce County passes grim milestone: COVID-19 case rate […]

Pfizer vaccine gets full FDA approval | Tell state to bargain | The Nine

Monday, August 23, 2021   COVID   ► BREAKING from the USA Today — Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine becomes first to win FDA’s full approval — Eight months after first authorizing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in the United States, the Food and Drug Administration has issued its full stamp of approval. Now that the […]

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