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New York's governor says he is “appalled” by videos showing crowds standing close together at a Hamptons concert featuring electronic music duo The Chainsmokers over the weekend.
The state department of health admitted to an error in data reporting, which inflated the number of negative test results in the state since April 21.
State health officials and Gov. Jay Inslee are relying on myriad data points to determine when to lift the stay-home order or allow counties to proceed to the next phase of reopening the economy and society.
Local health care providers have begun to offer testing at urgent care centers throughout Spokane County. There have been 372 confirmed cases of the virus and 22 deaths in Spokane County since the pandemic began.
Heather Kemper faces one count of promoting prostitution, a felony, in Spokane County Superior Court, the Department of Health said in an announcement Monday.
Who gets to live – and who doesn’t? It’s a decision no physician ever wants to make. In the midst of a global pandemic, however, such unwelcome decisions may have to be made. To prepare, Washington, like, states across the country, is adopting standards to guide such life-and-death decisions.
Four Spokane County residents have died of COVID-19, with 133 positive cases confirmed so far. Health officials expect these numbers to continue to increase in the coming days.
Dental offices are among the next wave of businesses closing or limiting services because of coronavirus concerns.
A spokeswoman for the Spokane Regional Health District said Sunday they’d received no positive test results from people in Spokane County.
The Washington state Department of Health will no longer recommend health care workers wear air-purifying masks when caring for patients diagnosed with COVID-19.
Dawn Mining Co. is asking the state of Washington to relax substantially the clean-up standards for groundwater at its long-shuttered uranium-processing mill in Ford, where about 58 million cubic feet of ore was processed and 13 million pounds of “yellowcake” was produced.
Washington lawmakers are being asked to set aside $100 million for the next 16 months for the state’s response to the novel coronavirus.
Testing for the novel coronavirus is now available at the state public health lab, shortening turnaround time for results.
The White House on Monday sent lawmakers an urgent $2.5 billion plan to address the deadly coronavirus outbreak, whose rapid spread and threat to the global economy rocked financial markets.
Daybreak, which was founded in Spokane in 1978, says its financial situation follows the troubled expansion of its treatment facility in the Vancouver area. Now the organization is seeking loans and donations to continue providing services on both sides of the state. “The idea that Spokane youth, and youth across the state, will not have access to our services quite literally is a life-or-death situation that we are dealing with,” a spokeswoman said.
The 64-year-old activist seeks justice and community engagement at Superfund meetings, tribal gatherings and even from her chemotherapy chair.
Spokane dentist Dr. Nicholas Harker, 36, who is accused of fraudulently prescribing his sister opioids and taking them himself, had a February trial date set in Spokane Superior Court Wednesday, while the state Department of Health investigates his credentials.
Spokane County Health Officer Bob Lutz said both enzyme deficiency-related conditions are rare, but an early diagnosis can greatly affect a patient’s trajectory.
The Washington Department of Health Nursing Commission charged a registered Spokane nurse with unprofessional conduct in September after she pleaded guilty in May to charges related to hitting and killing her husband with a car.
The Catholic, Oregon-based insurer is affiliated with the Providence chain of hospitals, including Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane.