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 […]

2/9: Tuesday 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 […]

2/8: Monday Briefing

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STATE The governor signed into law today legislation that will increase minimum unemployment benefits for workers starting July 1st. The new law also relieves employers of individual benefit charges for claims that occurred between March 22 and May 30 of 2020 A special open enrollment period for health insurance in WA will run from Feb. […]

2/5: Friday Briefing

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STATE The state Insurance Commissioner again extended his emergency order directing all state-regulated health insurers to make additional coverage changes to aid consumers during the coronavirus pandemic. His order is in effect until March 7. This will sound familiar, because the insurance commissioner must renew the order every 30 days. Insurers must Continue coverage for […]

2/4: 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. Dialing 211 will connect you to community resources and referral agencies Dialing 311 will connect you to the City of Tacoma The state’s Coronavirus hotline is 1-800-525-0127 You can also […]

2/3: Wednesday 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 the state’s data dashboards are found online at doh.wa.gov/CovidDataDashboard. Dialing 311 will get you to the City of Tacoma’s non-emergency information line. The state’s Coronavirus Q&A line is staffed 7 days a week, 6am-10pm, at 1-800-525-0127. For interpreters in […]

2/2: Groundhog Day!

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Today’s briefing includes the Latinx En Accion/TPCHD Spanish-language brief covid report.

1/29: Friday Briefing + “Yoga” by B.Lyte

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STATE To recap yesterday’s late-breaking update, regional phases will now be evaluated and announced every two weeks instead of weekly, based on whether each regions meets 3 out of 4 community health metrics related to coronavirus. Two regions will move into phase 2 starting Monday. The counties in the two regions enter phase 2 are […]