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The entire state of Idaho is now under crisis standards of care

BOISE, Idaho — Crisis Standards of Care have been activated for hospitals across the entire state of Idaho. This is a direct result of the massive increase of COVID-19 patients requiring hospitalization. The influx of COVID patients is putting a strain on the state’s hospital system and exhausting all existing resources. CSC was activated in North Idaho earlier this month,…

State workers seek exemptions to Washington vaccine mandate

Leo CorreaFILE – In this Wednesday, July 28, 2021 file photo, a health worker administers a dose of Janssen COVID-19 vaccine by Johnson & Johnson in the Medina neighborhood in Dakar, Senegal. The World Health Organization and partners said on Tuesday, Sept. 14 they hope to provide Africa with about 30% of the COVID-19 vaccines they need by February, badly…

Washington state records over 7,000 deaths from COVID-19

Ted S. WarrenFILE – In this Friday, April 17, 2020 file photo, a health worker arrives to take a nose swab sample as part of testing for the COVID-19 coronavirus at a nursing and rehabilitation facility in Seattle. With COVID-19 on the rise again and many nursing home staffers unvaccinated, families still lack easy access to crucial Medicare immunization data…