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8/13/2021 EvergreenHealth will require COVID-19, flu vaccines for all employees by this fall
Editor's note: The above video previously aired on KING 5 when [Gov. Jay Inslee announced the state's vaccination requirement for state and health care workers](/video/news/health/coronavirus/vaccine/gov-inslee-announces-covid-19-vaccine-mandate-for-most-state-health-care-workers/281-1218f267-4a89-4b47-b4e2-4b92f469e553) . EvergreenHealth in Kirkland announced Thursday ...
king5.com
8/14/2020 COVID-19: Infectious disease specialist warns of long-term COVID-19 effects
Tweet (RICK BANNAN/Centralia Chronicle) With the COVID-19 pandemic about half a year in, signs are pointing toward much more long-term effects of infection, one doctor on the frontlines of Washington State's outbreak warns. Francis Riedo, an infectious disease specialist at EvergreenHealth in Kirkland, says he's seen a ...
chewelahindependent.com
7/30/2020 A timeline of the coronavirus pandemic, and its effects on Washington state and the Seattle Chinatown-International District
... Court Restaurant. She treated CID community leaders and her senior staff chipped in. Feb 27 InterIm distributes food/groceries to CID residents. Feb 29 Gov. Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency after news of the first COVID-19 death in the state and the United States. The man in ...
nwasianweekly.com
5/8/2020 Once the coronavirus ‘epicenter,’ this American city reversed course
Seattle (CNN) "Chaos" was how Dr. Kevin Hanson described his emergency department at EvergreenHealth hospital in suburban Seattle. Nearly 20 coronavirus patients were coming in every day. Staff members were running out of personal protective equipment. Even one of the doctors became severely ill with the virus. "It's very sobering ...
CNN
5/8/2020 Once the coronavirus ‘epicenter,’ this American city reversed course
... just three days after Washington recorded the nation's first known death at a time from Covid-19 on February 29. That same day, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency. "This was an all-points bulletin," Inslee told CNN. "And I think it was successful because it set ...
MSN
5/8/2020 Once the coronavirus ‘epicenter,’ this American city reversed course
Sara Sidner/CNN Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan with mask on overlooking city "Chaos" was how Dr. Kevin Hanson described his emergency department at EvergreenHealth hospital in suburban Seattle. Nearly 20 coronavirus patients were coming in every day. Staff members were running out of personal protective equipment. Even one of the ...
MSN
3/27/2020 Officials in Washington state, where outbreak started, see hope as cases appear to be leveling off
... schools, restaurants and theaters, to prohibit gatherings - we think these things have slowed the rate of increase in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties,” Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, D, said Thursday during a news conference, pointing to a graph showing Washington's rate of new cases beginning to flatten while most other ...
boston.com
3/26/2020 Cash-strapped rural hospitals face ‘imminent closure’ as coronavirus bears down
... bed Curry General Hospital, had dropped about 50% since elective procedures were halted. “We will have to do some significant workforce reductions,” she said. Advertisement EvergreenHealth Medical Center staff members work in the hospital's emergency department, where a sliding metal wall partitions COVID-19 patients and those who may have ...
LA Times
3/18/2020 Surge of coronavirus patients expected as officials marshal emergency supplies, health workers test positive
... emergency resources and supplies to Washington state. The state could soon have up to 1,000 additional emergency hospital beds supplied by the federal government, Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday afternoon. State officials also are trying to stock up on essential medical gear like masks, gloves and ventilators from new sources ...
Seattle Times
3/16/2020 Health Care Workers in Five States Test Positive For Covid-19 Over the Weekend
... and the other in New Jersey, are in critical condition.\n\nThe Washington ER doctor is a man in his 40s who works at the EvergreenHealth Medical Center in Kirkland, one of the hardest hit regions in the U.S. There are currently at least 769 cases and 42 deaths in ...
gizmodo.com
3/6/2020 70 Coronavirus Cases In Washington, Snohomish Declares Emergency |
... coronavirus updates from health and government officials in Washington. Sign up for Patch news alerts and newsletters for what you need to know daily. Gov. Jay Inslee said he is not, at this point, exercising his authority to cancel public events, but acknowledged more drastic steps could become necessary as ...
patch.com
3/5/2020 70 Coronavirus Cases In Washington, Snohomish Declares Emergency |
... confirmed case outside the two counties, in Grant County. Seattle and King County Public Health said a woman in her 90s, who was hospitalized at EvergreenHealth, died Tuesday, raising the statewide number of deaths associated with the illness to 11. In light of the new cases, Snohomish County declared a ...
patch.com
3/5/2020 Insurance commissioner orders copay, deductible waivers as dozens of new coronavirus cases detected
... there aren't enough in-network providers to address the COVID-19 disease. The move is possible because of powers granted to the commissioner from Gov. Jay Inslee's emergency declaration responding to the outbreak. In a statement, Kreidler said the order "should help reassure the public that we will take all ...
knkx.org
3/3/2020 Previous coronavirus daily briefing updates, Feb. 27-29
... in a press conference that the person who died was a man in his 50s who had underlying health conditions . He was a patient at EvergreenHealth Medical Center, though he wasn't a resident of the long-term care facility. Duchin said that while COVID-19 is spreading globally, and the ...
Yahoo News
3/2/2020 As Second U.S. Death Reported Out Of Wash. Nursing Facility, Fears Mount For Vulnerable Elderly Population | Kaiser Health News
... requiring direct travel to China.” (Achenbach, Mettler, Sun and Guarino, 3/1) The Associated Press: Wash. State Sees 1st Virus Death In US, Declares Emergency Gov. Jay Inslee directed state agencies to use “all resources necessary” to prepare for and respond to the coronavirus outbreak. The declaration also allows the use ...
Kaiser Health News
3/1/2020 Officials seek to calm public as new US virus cases reported
... officials said 50 people are sick and being tested for the virus. Alan Berner, Seattle Times Dr. Francis Riedo, medical director of infection control at EvergreenHealth Hospital in King County, Wash., took questions at a news conference on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee declared a state of ...
Star Tribune
3/1/2020 Wash. state sees 1st virus death in US, declares emergency
The governor of Washington declared a state of emergency Saturday after a man died there of COVID-19, the first such reported death in the United States. More than 50 people in a nursing facility are sick and being tested for the virus. Gov. Jay Inslee directed state agencies to ...
Chron
3/1/2020 Coronavirus update: 86,584 cases and 2,975 deaths, including first in U.S.
... through West Coast communities after confirming at least three patients were infected by unknown means. Washington state officials confirmed the death there . A spokesperson for EvergreenHealth Medical Center, Kayse Dahl, said the person died in the facility in the Seattle suburb of Kirkland, but gave no other details. President Donald ...
MarketWatch
3/1/2020 Person in Washington state first in US to die from new virus
... late 50s and having a high medical risk. He said healthy Americans should be able to recover if they contract the new virus. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said in a statement the person who died was a man from Washington state, but then issued another one removing the gender and ...
MSN
3/1/2020 A Washington man has died from coronavirus: What we know about the first death in the US
... of emergency in Washington hours later, saying that the outbreak "could likely be a worldwide pandemic ." The patient, in his 50s, was being treated at EvergreenHealth Medical Center in Kirkland, Washington, with serious respiratory issues, according to hospital spokesperson Julia Irwin. He was among three new cases announced Saturday by ...
Yahoo News
3/1/2020 Wash. state sees 1st virus death in US, declares emergency
... first such reported death in the United States. More than 50 people in a nursing facility are sick and being tested for the virus. Gov. Jay Inslee directed state agencies to use "all resources necessary" to prepare for and respond to the coronavirus outbreak. The declaration also allows the use ...
Star Telegram
2/29/2020 First U.S. coronavirus death confirmed in Washington state
... United States. “We are dealing with an emergency evolving situation,” Amy Reynolds, of the Washington state health department, told the Associated Press . A spokesperson for EvergreenHealth Medical Center in King County, Washington confirmed to the AP that the patient died there. The patient who died was a man in his ...
The Verge
2/29/2020 Person in Washington state first in US to die from new virus
... late 50s and having a high medical risk. He said healthy Americans should be able to recover if they contract the new virus. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said in a statement the person who died was a man from Washington state, but then issued another one removing the gender and ...
The Mercury News
2/29/2020 Seattle-area coronavirus patient is first in U.S. to die of COVID-19
... had chronic health conditions that make people vulnerable to the coronavirus, Duchin said. He declined to release further details about the man, who died at EvergreenHealth Medical Center, a Kirkland hospital where a second patient with the virus is also being treated. California California sees third case of 'community spread ...
LA Times
2/29/2020 The US has reported its first coronavirus death: a person in King County Washington
... network based in Seattle. "It is a sad day in our state as we learn that a Washingtonian has died from COVID-19," Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said in a statement. "Our hearts go out to his family and friends. We will continue to work toward a day where no ...
Business Insider