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New texts from the Washington State Department of Health will speed Covid exposure notifications across the state

The Department of Health began texting verification codes to every person who tests positive for Covid-19 on Monday January 11th. The goal is to help WA Notify users quickly alert fellow users know that they've been exposed.

The Department of Health began texting verification codes to every person who tests positive for Covid-19 on Monday January 11th.

The goal is to help WA Notify users quickly alert fellow users that they've been exposed.

Over one million Washington State users activate Covid-19 smartphone tracking app

By adding WA Notify to their smartphones, Washington residents will be alerted if they spent time near another user who later tests positive for COVID-19. WA Notify uses privacy-preserving technology and works without collecting or revealing any location or personal data.

By adding WA Notify to their smartphones, Washington residents will be alerted if they spent time near another user who later tests positive for COVID-19.

WA Notify uses privacy-preserving technology jointly developed by Google and Apple, and works without collecting or revealing any location or personal data.

The Washington State Fire Marshall's Office wants you to stay fire safe this Thanksgiving Holiday

The State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) reminds residents to keep kitchen fire safety a priority when preparing this year’s Thanksgiving meal.

The State Fire Marshal’s Office reminds residents to keep kitchen fire safety a priority when preparing this year’s Thanksgiving meal.

There have been nearly 60 Thanksgiving Day kitchen fires in Washington State over the last five years and unattended cooking is the leading cause.

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