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COVID updates pertinent for Thurston County residents

29 emergency orders still in effect, with no plans for their end.
Gov, Jay Inslee in 2021. Credit: Ted. S. Warren, AP via The Olympian

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.

+ The Olympian: Thurston County sees uptick in COVID-19 activity but plans to downgrade virus response

“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.

Posted by Steve on May 18, 2022 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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