Coronavirus

COVID-19 cases keep rising on Peninsula

Olympic Medical Center transfers cases to Jefferson Healthcare

 

This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

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Proof of vaccination required at these businesses and events.

Proof of vaccination required at these businesses and events

List of local businesses and events that require proof of full COVID-19 vaccination

Proof of vaccination required at these businesses and events.
One place where COVID-19 testing is available in Port Angeles is the Olympic Medical Center drive-up testing facility at the former Wells Fargo Bank at Front and Race streets. Intake forms must be filed out before testing is done. The form can be found at www.olympicmedical.org/services/covid-19-services. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
One place where COVID-19 testing is available in Port Angeles is the Olympic Medical Center drive-up testing facility at the former Wells Fargo Bank at Front and Race streets. Intake forms must be filed out before testing is done. The form can be found at www.olympicmedical.org/services/covid-19-services. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

Nearly 100 hospital workers kept home

Employees either exposed or tested positive

Seattle students rally for stronger COVID-19 safety protocols at schools

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Inslee deploys National Guard to assist hospitals, testing

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Four more deaths reported on Peninsula

Berry: State overwhelmed by growing case numbers

Clallam County reports 82nd COVID death

Statewide, hospitals nearing crisis, officials say

Health order lawsuit hearing postponed

Clallam County answers injunction request, saying more deaths likely if mandate lifted

In-person access limited to legislative session

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COVID death reported in Clallam County

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COVID-19 cases rise; lack of in-person meetings questioned

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