Health

4 coronavirus cases, 1 death in Tri-Cities area

TRI-CITIES, Wash. - Two more residents in the Tri-Cities area have tested positive for coronavirus, according to the Benton-Franklin Health District. The new cases involve a Franklin County man in his 40s who is recovering at home and Benton County…

Virus claims University of Washington pathology professor

SEATTLE (AP) — A longtime University of Washington pathology professor considered a titan in his field is among those killed by the novel coronavirus disease. The school’s Pathology Department announced Dr. Stephen Schwartz’s death Wednesday, saying on Twitter that he…

WATCH: Washington officials give COVID-19 update

https://vimeo.com/397518720 KING COUNTY, Wash . - Washington officials are expected to update the public on the COVID-19 situation at a press conference Monday morning at 11 a.m. You can watch the press conference live above. For more on the coronavirus…

Oregon plans for children stuck at home due to COVID-19

Gov. Kate Brown said Friday that the state will help find childcare for the children of frontline medical workers and first responders as schools statewide are closed for two weeks to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. Oregon also…