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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 Booster dose data added to DOH’s COVID-19 Data Dashboard
Mar 02 Se agregaron datos sobre las dosis de refuerzo en el registro de datos de COVID-19 del DOH
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
Jan 13 Increase in breakthrough cases related to current COVID-19 surge
Jan 06 New report tracks risk of COVID-19 reinfection in Washington state
Jan 06 COVID-19 booster recommendation expands to everyone age 12 and older
Dec 30 Washington part of multi-state E. coli outbreak linked to packaged salads
Dec 30 What to do if you test positive for COVID-19
Dec 29 COVID-19 cases spike significantly in the past week
Dec 28 Department of Health updates isolation and quarantine guidance to align with CDC recommendation
Dec 23 Washington recibe dinero para sustituir las líneas del servicio de agua con plomo
Dec 23 Washington receives money to replace lead water service lines
Dec 22 WA Notify adds new feature: Exposure notifications for at-home COVID-19 test results
Dec 17 Pfizer, Moderna vaccines now recommended over Johnson & Johnson
Dec 17 New COVID-19 safety guidance released after multi-county outbreak linked to high school wrestling tournaments
Dec 15 COVID-19 outbreaks traced to high school wrestling tournaments
Dec 14 DOH commemorates one year of COVID-19 vaccines in Washington