Vaccine

Biden promotes milestone of 300M vaccine shots in 150 days

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden took a cautious victory lap Friday in his quest to bring the COVID-19 pandemic under control, announcing that 300 million vaccine shots have been administered in the 150 days since he took office.

COVID vaccine clinic to be held at local farmers market

SPOKANE, Wash. -- If you are looking for an opportunity to get a COVID vaccine, you will be able to at the Emerson-Garfield Farmers Market. Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD) said on its website that the vaccine clinic will be…

King County: COVID mask mandate to end June 29

SEATTLE (AP) — Health officials said Tuesday that 70% of eligible people in Washington state’s most populous county have received either the one-dose Johnson and Johnson COVID vaccine or both doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines. That means 70%…

Idaho’s COVID numbers drop, vaccination rate remains low

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — State health officials say the number of newly confirmed coronavirus cases in Idaho’s continues to drop, and the vast majority of the infections are occurring in unvaccinated people. Idaho has reported fewer than 200 new…

Why the CDC and Washington Dept. of Health vaccine numbers don't add up

If you were on social media yesterday, you may have seen a tweet from a couple of White House officials congratulating Washington on reaching the 70% vaccination rate for adults and that would mean the state is fully reopened, but don't get too excited just yet—the state goes off its own data to determine when we hit that 70% mark.