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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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USPSTF Developing Recommendations for Social Determinants of Health
The US Preventive Services Task Force is working on primary care-based recommendations to combat the effects of social determinants of health. The position paper was published in the Annals of ...
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App Helps Health Care Workers Track Mental Health During COVID-19
Google, along with the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and others, has launched Heroes Health, an app that allows frontline health care workers to track key issues and ...
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