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COVID-19 cases in Pierce County began to fall in January from their historic highs but remain at “high risk” levels, according to the state Department of Health. County COVID-related hospitalizations and deaths have also fallen. more
Gov. Jay Inslee directed the Washington Department of Health to move the state into Phase 1B, Tier 1, of its COVID-19 vaccination distribution plan Jan. 18, allowing everyone over the age of 65 and anyone 50 or older living in multigenerational homes (excluding parents and their children) to receive the vaccine. more
The first doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine were administered to hospital staff in Seattle Dec. 15. more
The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department launched a COVID-19 pilot testing program at three school districts in the county in December, including Peninsula, White River and Eatonville. more
Get tested if: -You might have been in contact with a person who has COVID-19. -You could not maintain safe physical distance from others at a gathering. -You have symptoms of COVID-19, such … more
Pierce County Crisis Line: 800-576-7764  TTY 711Free service available 24 hours a day, seven days a week that provides immediate help from mental health professionals who will evaluate the … more
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