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Jul 28 New telehealth option launched to expand COVID-19 treatment access
Jul 28 Unsafe levels of Paralytic Shellfish Poison detected in Orcas Island shellfish
Jul 26 Extreme heat expected through the week
Jul 15 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline Launches
Jul 08 Federal government announces monkeypox vaccine allotment for Washington state
Jul 01 Tips for a safe summer
Jun 16 Children ages 6 months – 4 years may soon be eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations
Jun 14 Eligible donors urged to give blood as national blood shortage continues
Jun 13 Department of Health announces winners of statewide high school science contest
Jun 10 Multi-state Salmonella outbreak linked to backyard poultry
Jun 09 Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning illness confirmed
Jun 07 State officials caution against touching sick or dead wild birds
May 27 Washington state reports first confirmed case of monkeypox
May 25 Washington part of multi-state Salmonella outbreak linked to peanut butter
May 20 Children ages 5-11 now eligible for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster dose
May 18 Infant formula shortages: What to do if you’re impacted
May 12 Childhood immunization rates decline during the pandemic
May 04 Fecal pollution restricts shellfish harvest in Mason, Pierce, Snohomish, and Thurston counties
May 03 Department of Health honors “best of the best” in drinking water
Apr 28 Tuberculosis cases on the rise globally and in Washington state
Apr 20 Department of Health updates COVID-19 data dashboard to be more user-friendly
Apr 13 Statement from the Washington State Department of Health
Apr 12 Overdose deaths in Washington top 2,000 in 2021 and continue to rise
Apr 07 El DOH emite una advertencia sanitaria sobre el esturión en la zona del curso bajo del río Columbia
Apr 07 DOH issues health advisory for sturgeon in lower Columbia River
Apr 05 Washington residents should not consume certain oysters harvested from Baynes Sound area in British Columbia
Apr 04 Effective anti-COVID drug available in Washington for eligible patients
Apr 04 Recognizing National Public Health Week in Washington
Apr 01 DOH issues health advisory for norovirus-like illnesses linked to raw oysters
Mar 30 Second COVID-19 booster dose recommended for certain individuals
Mar 17 Moving ForWArd into the next phase of Washington’s COVID-19 response
Mar 10 State disciplines health care providers
Mar 09 State revokes, suspends licenses, certifications, registrations of health care providers
Mar 09 DOH updates school guidance as mask mandate lifts starting March 12
Mar 08 State disciplines health care providers
Mar 02 Se agregaron datos sobre las dosis de refuerzo en el registro de datos de COVID-19 del DOH
Mar 02 Booster dose data added to DOH’s COVID-19 Data Dashboard
Mar 02 Powdered infant formula recall expands following reports of bacterial infections
Mar 02 State revokes, suspends licenses, certifications, registrations of health care providers
Feb 18 Some Infant Powdered Formula Has Been Recalled Due to Possible Bacterial Contamination
Feb 14 WA Verify (Verifica WA) supera un gran hito: un millón de tarjetas de vacunación digitales creadas correctamente
Feb 11 WA Verify surpasses huge milestone: 1 million digital Vaccination Cards successfully created
Feb 08 State re-opens COVID-19 test portal for third time
Feb 03 Some immunocompromised individuals should receive four doses of COVID-19 vaccine
Jan 31 Pediatric vaccinations, additional doses added to DOH’s data dashboard
Jan 31 State re-opens COVID-19 test portal after successful January launch
Jan 26 Three flu-related deaths reported in Washington as flu activity rises
Jan 21 Department of Health to make significant changes to COVID-19 data dashboard
Jan 21 State launches at-home rapid COVID-19 test portal
Jan 20 Statement from the Washington State Department of Health