Inslee on discovery Omicron variant cases in Washington
Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement Saturday after public health officials confirmed three cases of the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus in Washington state.
"We knew this day was inevitable, but the good news is we have more tools at our disposal to fight the virus than at any previous point in the pandemic, and we must continue to protect ourselves and our communities.
"There is still much to learn about this variant as scientists around the world continue to study it. It remains as important as ever to get vaccinated, get boosted, wear a mask and be safe. We cannot yield an inch to this virus.
"Be vigilant for any symptoms - such as fever or fatigue - and mask up in public settings. We all have the power to keep our communities safe."
FEMA Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Unit Coming to Western Washington
Gov. Jay Inslee in partnership with the Washington State Department of Health, the King County Executive's Office, Public Health - Seattle & King County, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Washington State Emergency Management Division, and King County Emergency Management, announced today that FEMA is preparing to send a mobile vaccination unit to several western Washington communities to ensure life-saving COVID-19 vaccines are given out to the public quickly and equitably.
In southwest Washington, many are in need of a naturopath and now one is on her way. Dr. Kimberly Free has been practicing medicine in the twin cities and we are fortunate she is moving here. She will be located in Toledo at the former office of Dr. Christensen and Dr. Dugaw.
Tis the season for giving and the students at Evaline School District did a wonderful event giving to the Winlock-Vader Food Bank. This is the time of year so many are in need, especially during a pandemic and these students wanted to help, and help they did!
On Monday, November 29, the students at Evaline School hopped on a school bus and handed their food items to the food bank.
SOUTH BEND - So what happened to Santa Claus visiting South Bend during the Christmas holiday?
For the past two years, Christmas on the Willapa was put off because of business ownership transfers and COVID-19.
"When the new owners purchased the building and things calmed down with COVID, our four businesses (Elixir Coffee Shop, Valerie's Salon, Spa & Boutique, Boondocks Marketplace and Flower Shop, and Riverside Gallery) in the building decided to once again host the event," said Val Rowe, owner of Valerie's Salon and event organizer.
MENLO - For the second straight year, the Raymond Weyerhauser Mill came through in the clutch with their Christmas spirit in supporting the Willapa Valley HS Basketball Cheerleaders while purchasing 240 poinsettias to help raise money for this year's uniforms and camp.
Director of the drive and Cheer Advisor Abby Konigsberger, and the cheerleaders gave a big shout out to Weyerhauser for its support.
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