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Pandemic Demonstrates The Importance Of This Year’s Flu Shot
WAFP's president, Dr. Lillian Wu, was interviewed for a story that aired on NPR! She explained the difficulty in ensuring patients receive the flu vaccine amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read ...
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CME Credit Available for WAFP Coffee and Discussion Sessions
If you attended our virtual Coffee and Discussion events on April 11th or June 20th, you are eligible to earn CME credit for your attendance! Please contact us for more ...
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PPE Procurement Opportunity
We invite you to start planning now for a PPE purchasing opportunity, which will be open from Aug. 24th through Sep. 2nd. All AAFP/WAFP members (including students and residents) will ...
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In-State COVID-19 Testing From State Health Officer Kathy Lofy, MD
We recently became aware of significant delays in obtaining COVID-19 test results from some of the large commercial labs. This is very concerning because obtaining test results quickly is critical ...
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Upcoming Changes to State Immunization Rules for Schools and Childcare Facilities
In 2019, the State Board of Health approved changes to Chapter 246-105 of the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) concerning schools and childcare immunization policy. These rules apply to all public ...
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DOH Identifies Additional Labs to Ease COVID-19 Testing Backlog
Here is a list of additional labs in Washington State that are now able to help with COVID-19 testing: Northwest Pathology & Northwest Laboratory3614 Meridian St., Ste. 100Bellingham Jenny Bulljennifer.bull@northwestpathology.com 360-734-2800 ...
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