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Brandy Donaghy appointed to take John Lovick’s place in State House of Representatives

On Wednesday, December 15th, the Snohomish County Council voted to appoint Donaghy to the seat made vacant by Rep. John Lovick’s move to the state senate.  She joins Lovick and Rep. April Berg as the first all-Black delegation to represent the 44th District and only the second all-Black delegation in the state’s history.

On Wednesday, December 15th, the Snohomish County Council voted to appoint Donaghy to the seat made vacant by Rep. John Lovick’s move to the state senate.

She joins Lovick and Rep. April Berg as the first all-Black delegation to represent the 44th District and only the second all-Black delegation in the state’s history.

More than 129,000 younger kids receive first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in less than a month

Across the state, more than 129,000 children ages 5 through 11 have received their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric vaccine since eligibility was expanded to include younger kids on November 3rd. Vaccinating children is a crucial step forward as we work to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Across the state, more than 129,000 children ages 5 through 11 have received their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric vaccine since eligibility was expanded to include younger kids on November 3rd.

Vaccinating children is a crucial step forward as we work to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Booster doses now available for all three COVID-19 vaccine types for certain individuals

The Washington State Department of Health is expanding the use of COVID-19 vaccine booster doses for certain individuals. Last month, health care providers began offering booster doses of the Pfizer vaccine, and now booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines can be administered to those who are eligible.

The Washington State Department of Health is expanding the use of COVID-19 vaccine booster doses for certain individuals.

Last month, health care providers began offering booster doses of the Pfizer vaccine, and now booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines can be administered to those who are eligible.

State of Washington requests federal resources to support hospital surge efforts

Washington hospitals and health care workers are under tremendous strain as a result of staffing shortages and increasing numbers of COVID-19 patients. On Monday, September 20th, Washington Secretary of Health Dr. Umair Shah requested medical staff and other resources to support hospitals and long-term care facilities statewide.

Washington hospitals and health care workers are under tremendous strain as a result of staffing shortages and increasing numbers of COVID-19 patients.

On Monday, September 20th, the Washington Secretary of Health requested federal resources to support hospitals and long-term care facilities statewide.

Snohomish County Councilmember Megan Dunn appointed to EPA committees as only State of Washington representative

Snohomish County Councilmember Megan Dunn was appointed to an independent advisory committee of local officials that provides policy advice and recommendations to the EPA with the goal of improving the capacity of local governments to implement and carry out environmental programs.

Snohomish County Councilmember Megan Dunn was appointed to an independent advisory committee of local officials that provides policy advice and recommendations to the EPA with the goal of improving the capacity of local governments to implement and carry out environmental programs.

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