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Long-term care facilities to begin opening dedicated COVID-19 units

Long-term care facilities to begin opening dedicated COVID-19 units

Nursing homes in Tacoma, Shoreline, Bellingham to handle patients from other locations

Long-term care facilities to begin opening dedicated COVID-19 units
State announces limited opening of parks for day use

State announces limited opening of parks for day use

Ocean beach and Columbia River Gorge parks to remain closed

State announces limited opening of parks for day use
COVID-19 lets freight move more easily, study says

COVID-19 lets freight move more easily, study says

A new report by Kirkland-based INRIX examines the trend.

COVID-19 lets freight move more easily, study says
State health insurers due $106 million from U.S. Supreme Court ruling

State health insurers due $106 million from U.S. Supreme Court ruling

Consumers could get relief on the individual health insurance market

State health insurers due $106 million from U.S. Supreme Court ruling
Find restaurants open for takeout/delivery in Puget Sound area

Find restaurants open for takeout/delivery in Puget Sound area

Interactive map provides details

Find restaurants open for takeout/delivery in Puget Sound area
Local governments to get funding from federal stimulus package

Local governments to get funding from federal stimulus package

$300 million to cities, counties across state

Local governments to get funding from federal stimulus package
State recreation sites to reopen May 5

State recreation sites to reopen May 5

Fishing, hiking, boating but still no camping

State recreation sites to reopen May 5
Gov. Jay Inslee. FILE PHOTO

Colorado, Nevada to join Washington, Oregon and California in Western States Pact

Governors share vision for modifying stay at home orders, fighting COVID-19

Gov. Jay Inslee. FILE PHOTO
Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses

Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses

The initiative provides hearty lunches to first responders staffing the COVID-19 testing sites as they work to test their colleagues.

Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses
Report shows severity of COVID-19 impacts on hotels nationwide

Report shows severity of COVID-19 impacts on hotels nationwide

70% of employees laid off or furloughed, eight in 10 hotel rooms empty

Report shows severity of COVID-19 impacts on hotels nationwide
Two former King County jail inmates test positive for COVID-19

Two former King County jail inmates test positive for COVID-19

First confirmed cases at two correctional facilities

Two former King County jail inmates test positive for COVID-19
PSE Foundation, PSE commit to over $1 million to support community efforts

PSE Foundation, PSE commit to over $1 million to support community efforts

Donations to help community groups, food banks during COVID-19 pandemic

PSE Foundation, PSE commit to over $1 million to support community efforts
State processes record number of applications for unemployment benefits

State processes record number of applications for unemployment benefits

Employment Security Department had challenges with the volume

State processes record number of applications for unemployment benefits
Cantwell calls for nationwide support for local media hurt by COVID-19 pandemic

Cantwell calls for nationwide support for local media hurt by COVID-19 pandemic

Remarks come on Senate floor: ‘We need the media. …and need to help them’

Cantwell calls for nationwide support for local media hurt by COVID-19 pandemic
Ferry schedule tightens further, but some hope in horizon

Ferry schedule tightens further, but some hope in horizon

“We don’t make these decisions lightly,” said Amy Scarton, head of Washington State Ferries.

Ferry schedule tightens further, but some hope in horizon
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee.

Washington, Oregon and California announce Western states pact

To work together on reopening economies, controlling COVID-19

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee.
PSE offers bill assistance for customers impacted by COVID-19

PSE offers bill assistance for customers impacted by COVID-19

$11 million available to help pay bills

PSE offers bill assistance for customers impacted by COVID-19
The danger of ending social distancing too early | Public Health - Seattle & King County
The danger of ending social distancing too early | Public Health - Seattle & King County
April free state park days postponed

April free state park days postponed

A date has not been set, though two more free days are approaching in June.

April free state park days postponed
Inslee, nonprofits launch fund for state’s food banks as supply levels drop

Inslee, nonprofits launch fund for state’s food banks as supply levels drop

Demand expected to double this week to 1.6 million people in need

Inslee, nonprofits launch fund for state’s food banks as supply levels drop