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LCB to discuss to-go alcohol rules

The Liquor and Cannabis Board will be hosting an online listening session on Aug. 5 from 1 to 4 p.m. to gather public comment on...Read More

Herrera Beutler Secures Funding to Expand Health Care Access, Youth Substance Use Prevention in Southwest Washington

Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) announced [on Thursday] that she secured key federal funding in a committee-approved spending plan to support health related initiatives in...Read More

Washington stakeholders discuss audio-only telemedicine rules

The Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner (OIC) held a stakeholder meeting on new rules requiring health plans to reimburse for audio-only telemedicine services...Read More

Inslee: state may reopen early if 70% vaccination rate reached

As of this morning, Washington State is at a 67.8% vaccination rate — a stone’s throw from the 70% bar set for reopening of the...Read More

Recent UW and DOH study states WA Notify has saved lives

Researchers from the University of Washington School of Public Health and the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) recently announced they believe the Washington Exposure...Read More

Seattle sports teams welcome increase in fans as COVID restrictions ease

The Seattle Mariners announced on Tuesday they will allow up to 30,945 fans to enter T-Mobile Park for the upcoming homestand of games starting June...Read More

Local organizations work to further equitable representation in health care

Sea Mar Community Health Centers and Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW), have partnered to seed an endowment at the University of Washington Office of...Read More

Murray laying the groundwork for public option legislation

U.S Senator Patty Murray (D – WA) and U.S. Representative Frank Pallone, Jr. (D – NJ) are asking for input on how to structure legislation...Read More

WSHA calls on Inslee to veto section of public option bill

In a letter sent to Governor Jay Insleeā€™s office on Tuesday evening, the Washington State Hospital Association called on the governor to veto a portion...Read More

Bateman: “Compassion and opportunity are stronger than iron bars”

Rep. Jessica Bateman knows her story is unique. It shouldn’t be, but it is. Before the Washington State House of Representatives awarded final passage Saturday...Read More