Seattle, WA Coronavirus Updates & News For February 26

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Bonney Lake-Sumner, WA |
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Many are trying to get out and about during the pandemic – so much so that Washington State Parks are opening five new snow areas.

Trees frozen with snow at Snoqualmie Pass.

Trees frozen with snow at Snoqualmie Pass. (Shutterstock)

OLYMPIA, WA – If you’re looking to enjoy Washington’s winter wonderlands, there are five new options to consider. Washington State Parks says they see many people making the most of the pandemic by getting out and enjoying the wilderness while cities are closed, but so many people have got out that many state parks are overcrowded and overcrowded. In order to meet the increasing demand, … Read more

Lakewood-JBLM, WA |
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The recent snow has messed up vaccination schedules. Now, health leaders say the new vaccine could help if they redouble their efforts.

OLYMPIA, WA – The upcoming approval of a new COVID-19 vaccine and a growing supply of the other two vaccines have given the Department of Health (DOH) confidence that Washington can make up for the lost ground last week. … Continue reading

Sammamish-Issaquah, WA |
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This week, Rep. Kim Schrier announced a new partnership that will eventually deliver rapid test kits to 139 schools.

ISSAQUAH, WA – A new partnership between Seattle Children’s and nine Washington school districts offers 300,000 rapid coronavirus tests to screen thousands of staff and students each week. Rep. Kim Schrier (D-Issaquah) announced the pilot this week, which will begin in the Auburn School District before expanding in March. … Continue reading