Vaccine

Hospital system rebuked after offering vaccine to donors

SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle-area hospital system was rebuked by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee after it offered COVID-19 vaccination appointments to big donors. The Seattle Times reports Overlake Medical Center & Clinics emailed about 110 donors last week who gave more than…

Idaho leaders ask why the state’s vaccine allotment is low

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — State health care leaders are pressing federal officials to explain why Idaho was allotted far fewer doses of coronavirus vaccine than most other states. According to numbers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,…

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

The Biden administration is giving states an approximately 17% boost in vaccine next week following complaints around the U.S. of shortages so severe that some vaccination sites had to cancel tens of thousands of appointments with people waiting for their first shot.

Inslee to address vaccination efforts Tuesday afternoon

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Governor Jay Inslee is set to give an update on the state's ongoing pandemic response, including vaccination efforts, Tuesday afternoon. He will speak at 2:15 p.m. 4 News Now will carry the news conference on KXLY+, kxly.com…