Per Governor Inslee’s announcement today, masks will continue to be required in all schools this fall for students, staff, and visitors, regardless of vaccination status. This requirement is based on new CDC guidance.
They are two sisters in two states. Both are dedicated health care professionals who watched in horror as COVID-19 swept through the nation’s nursing homes, killing a staggering number of residents and staff alike. One sister is now vaccinated. The other is not.
When a Virginia high school teen reported that another student repeatedly touched her breasts and genitals without consent during a school band trip, the school decided there wasn’t enough evidence to establish that there was a “sexual assault.” They did not punish the alleged offender.
As a deadly heat wave scorched our area last month, overwhelming hospital emergency rooms unaccustomed to triple-digit temperatures, doctors in Seattle and Renton resorted to a grim but practical tool to save lives: human body bags filled with ice and water.