COVID updates making news of importance locally
+ Tacoma News Tribune: Think we’re done with emergency orders? 29 are still in effect, with no plans to end them – One of the most debated COVID proclamations issued by the governor requires workers in state, educational and healthcare settings to be vaccinated.
“Moving forward, as we move from an emergency to incorporating COVID-19 into our other communicable disease control activities, we anticipate moving COVID-19 into alignment with other viral upper respiratory illnesses that we also track and support containment of,” Health Officer Dimyana Abdelmalek said.
+ McClatchey Newspapers: Traveling this summer? CDC recommends everyone test for COVID in days before flying – The spread of COVID-19 differs by destination, including in the U.S. and internationally.