2/26: Friday Briefing

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PERENNIAL RESOURCES State-level updates on COVID-19 can be found online in multiple languages at coronavirus.wa.gov, and lots of COVID data displays are available at doh.wa.gov/CovidDataDashboard. Going to wa211.org online or dialing 211 will link you to all sorts of resources for social, health, and financial assistance. Dialing 311 will connect you to the City of […]

2/25: Thursday Briefing + Reporte de COVID-19

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Today’s Daily Briefing welcomes Chris from Latinx En Accion, as he brings us the Spanish language Reporte de COVID with info and resources about disease prevalence in our county, as well as vaccine resources for vulnerable members of our community. 

2/23: Tuesday Briefing

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STATE The State Utilities and Transportation Commission has extended protections for electric and natural gas customers struggling to pay their bills due to the ongoing economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Investor-owned energy utilities are barred from disconnecting customers for nonpayment through July 31. Utilities must also continue to waive late fees and deposits through […]

2/19: Friday Briefing

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STATE The Washington State Dept of Health has issued an update on progress related COVID-19 distribution About 1.2 million doses have been administered in our state, and is averaging more than 26,000 vaccinations per day Walmart, Rite Aid, Fred Meyer and QFCpharmacies will be joining Safeway/Albertsons, Costco, and Health Mart Independent Pharmacies through the Federal […]

2/18: Thursday Briefing

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PERENNIAL RESOURCES State-level updates on COVID-19 can be found online in multiple languages at coronavirus.wa.gov, and lots of COVID data displays are available at doh.wa.gov/CovidDataDashboard. Going to wa211.org online or dialing 211 will link you to all sorts of resources for social, health, and financial assistance. Dialing 311 will connect you to the City of […]

2/17: Wednesday Briefing

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STATE The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is hosting a live webinar tomorrow, February 18 from 5 to 6pm discussing the phasing and rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in our state. It will also feature live Spanish and ASL interpretation You can register online and submit vaccine questions in advance by following links at coronavirus.wa.gov […]

2/16: Tuesday Briefing

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STATE The Washington State Utilities and Transportation Commission can provide resources for those struggling pay utility bills due to the pandemic. Call 1-888-333-WUTC (888-333-9882) or visit utc.wa.gov/COVIDHELP The Washington Legislature has approved a bill that would waive some graduation requirements for individual students during a state of emergency, including the current coronavirus pandemic. The measure, […]

9/15: Monday Briefing + “Tacoma Snow” from Leanne Trevalyan

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Listeners to today’s briefing are treated to the track “Tacoma Snow” by Leanne Trevalyan!

2/11: Snowy (?) Briefing

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PERENNIAL RESOURCES State-level updates on COVID-19 can be found online in multiple languages at coronavirus.wa.gov, and lots of COVID data displays are available at doh.wa.gov/CovidDataDashboard. Going to wa211.org online or dialing 211 will link you to all sorts of resources for social, health, and financial assistance. Dialing 311 will connect you to the City of […]

2/10: Wednesday Briefing

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VACCINE INFO Washingtonians can find out if they are eligible for COVID-19 vaccines online at FindYourPhaseWA.org. For general info on the vaccine, go to COVIDvaccineWA.org or https://TPCHD.org/vaxToTheFuture, which is the webpage for the Tacoma Pierce County Health Department. The following health systems and clinics in our region are offering vaccine appointments for eligible individuals: MultiCare […]