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Booster doses now available for all three COVID-19 vaccine types for certain individuals

The Washington State Department of Health is expanding the use of COVID-19 vaccine booster doses for certain individuals. Last month, health care providers began offering booster doses of the Pfizer vaccine, and now booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines can be administered to those who are eligible.

The Washington State Department of Health is expanding the use of COVID-19 vaccine booster doses for certain individuals.

Last month, health care providers began offering booster doses of the Pfizer vaccine, and now booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines can be administered to those who are eligible.

State of Washington requests federal resources to support hospital surge efforts

Washington hospitals and health care workers are under tremendous strain as a result of staffing shortages and increasing numbers of COVID-19 patients. On Monday, September 20th, Washington Secretary of Health Dr. Umair Shah requested medical staff and other resources to support hospitals and long-term care facilities statewide.

Washington hospitals and health care workers are under tremendous strain as a result of staffing shortages and increasing numbers of COVID-19 patients.

On Monday, September 20th, the Washington Secretary of Health requested federal resources to support hospitals and long-term care facilities statewide.

Snohomish County Councilmember Megan Dunn appointed to EPA committees as only State of Washington representative

Snohomish County Councilmember Megan Dunn was appointed to an independent advisory committee of local officials that provides policy advice and recommendations to the EPA with the goal of improving the capacity of local governments to implement and carry out environmental programs.

Snohomish County Councilmember Megan Dunn was appointed to an independent advisory committee of local officials that provides policy advice and recommendations to the EPA with the goal of improving the capacity of local governments to implement and carry out environmental programs.

Masks required for all K-12 students and staff heading back to the classroom

Safely returning to the classroom for full time in-person instruction this school year is important for students, teachers, and staff. On July 28, 2021, the Washington State Department of Health released updated guidance for the 2021-2022 school year that includes masks for all students and staff.

Safely returning to the classroom for full time in-person instruction this school year is important for students, teachers, and staff.

On Wednesday, July 28th, the Washington State Department of Health released updated guidance for the 2021-2022 school year that includes masks for all students and staff.

Mill Creek Police Department makes policy changes in response to newly enacted legislation

The enactment of major pieces of legislation require significant changes to Mill Creek Police Department use of force and vehicle pursuit policies. The effect of the requirements in the bill will be a significantly slower law enforcement response to many calls for service.

The enactment of major pieces of legislation require significant changes to Mill Creek Police Department use of force and vehicle pursuit policies.

The effect of the requirements in the bill will be a significantly slower law enforcement response to many calls for service.

Washington State Patrol seeks non-law enforcement community representatives in each county

The Washington State Patrol is looking for non-paid volunteer community representatives to assist in deadly force investigations in each county, statewide. Interested, qualified applicants may apply via email. Application materials must be received by Friday, July 30, 2021.

The Washington State Patrol is looking for non-paid volunteer community representatives to assist in deadly force investigations in each county, statewide.

Interested, qualified applicants may apply via email. Application materials must be received by Friday, July 30th.

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