Vaccine

How to book an appointment for your COVID-19 booster

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Booster doses of all three COVID-19 vaccine types are now available for everyone 18 and older in Washington and Idaho.  The expansion comes after recommendations from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control…

US opens COVID boosters to all adults, urges them for 50+

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. on Friday opened COVID-19 booster shots to all adults and took the extra step of urging people 50 and older to seek one, aiming to ward off a winter surge as coronavirus cases rise even before millions of Americans travel for the holidays.

Idaho Senate panel kills three COVID-19 vaccine bills

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Legislature appeared ready on Wednesday to wrap up the extended 2021 session after a Senate committee killed three bills having to do with COVID-19 vaccine legislation. The Senate State Affairs Committee held all three…

At-home, rapid COVID tests now available in Spokane County

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Self-administered rapid COVID-19 tests are now available in Spokane County.  The “Say Yes! COVID Test” is meant to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and keep the community healthy by allowing people to test at home.  Spokane County…

Bill to ease vaccine worker compensation clears Idaho panel

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Proposed legislation making it easier for employees to get worker compensation if they become ill after taking an employee-mandated vaccine cleared a House panel on Tuesday. The House Judiciary, Rules & Administration Committee sent the measure…

Idaho lawmakers meet to take on federal vaccine requirements

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho lawmakers in a first-ever move in state history reconvened the Legislature on Monday after more than five months off to put forward about three dozen bills dealing with COVID-19 vaccine and mask requirements. The House…