As every state across the country faces the spread of COVID-19, I wanted to give you an update on what we're doing in Washington state:The first priority has been to slow and contain the spread of COVID-19 in our communities -- that means millions of Washingtonians are staying home to save lives.
WA has dramatically increased testing, and our insurance commissioner directed insurers to waive deductibles and copays. The state will also be covering the costs of tests for those without health insurance.
WA is enacting a statewide moratorium on evictions, and public utilities will be suspending shut-offs and waiving late fees.
This is a challenge unlike anything we've faced before. Yet like so many challenges our state and our country have faced, the solution is in our own hands. And if... Continues...
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Rees Clark 28-Mar-2020
Tr*mp Grandstanding Again. This time it was at the departure of the hospital ship Comfort enroute New York. No need for his presence; it just delayed the departure. I'm guessing he knows nothing about how departure times are adjusted to the tides.
Site Admin 09-Mar-2020
Stay informed about COVID-19 with the latest from King-Seattle Health Department. www.kingcounty.gov
Frank Alexander 12-Jul-2019
? for the HR dept.: If Dir. of Nat'l. Intelligence Dan Coats leaves and Tr*mp replaces him with yet another acting director, can there be any hope that that person will truly act intelligently?
Edson Romero 13-Mar-2019
Just brought my company LER Web Services to Seattle from Miami Lakes. We hope you welcome us with questions.
Getting excited to travel to Woodinville Lavender and seeing and smelling a field of lavender!
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