The largest civilian-run vaccination site in the country, according to the Seattle mayor's office, opened on Saturday at Lumen Field Event Center in Seattle.
State officials are asking Washingtonians to recognize a moment of silence today to honor the now more than 5,000 people in our state who've died of Covid-19.
Meanwhile, Patty Hayes, the director of Seattle-King County Public Health, says she doesn't know when the new Johnson & Johnson vaccine will arrive in King County.
The shift in priorities is drawing criticism from essential workers and people with underlying conditions who are getting bumped back in line.
Fran Goldman, the 90-year-old great-grandmother who walked through nearly a foot of snow on February 14 to get a Covid-19 vaccination, has captured global attention and inspired awe.
Inequities have been forced into the light - if not exacerbated - by the coronavirus pandemic. Now, there's a new effort to combat racism within the healthcare system.
When it comes to Covid-19 vaccinations in Washington state, top health officials like to talk about how they’re making the rollout equitable. But data shows big disparities in vaccinations, and community groups are stepping up to fill the gaps.
The Seattle Foundation and its partners say they’re seeking to raise $15m in private donations towards a vaccine equity fund, to be matched by public dollars. The money is intended to help eliminate disparities in access to the Covid-19 vaccine across Washington state.
A South Los Angeles hospital has long provided for an underserved community where private insurance is scarce and chronic illnesses can flourish. And then came a devastating coronavirus surge.
Hundreds of elderly drivers put their cars in line way before dawn for the opening day of a first come, first serve drive-thru COVID vaccination clinic in Sequim, Washington. The scene provided a dramatic illustration of eagerness among many seniors to get the coveted shots. Hospitals in other medium-sized and smaller Washington communities that have opened vaccination appointment lines to all seniors in recent days report being swamped as well.