With the first COVID-19 vaccine now authorized for adolescents, ages 12 and up, a big question looms: Will students be required to get the vaccine before returning to their classrooms in the fall?
Kai Humphrey, 9, has been learning from home for more than a year. He badly misses his Washington, D.C., elementary school, along with his friends and the bustle of the classroom.
The school district has scheduled an open, public meeting to describe changes planned for classes.
Many older people have remained isolated from loved ones who might be the first to notice unpaid bills or unopened bank notices.
Over 50 percent of eligible Skagitonians have initiated vaccination; County remains in Phase 3, according to Skagit County.
The United States is the only wealthy nation that doesn’t guarantee paid leave to mothers after they give birth or adopt a child. The vast majority of Americans would like to see that change.
5,024 Confirmed Skagit Cases410-419 Total Cases in ZIP 98221324 Hospitalizations70 Deaths48,187 Fully Vaccinated59,306 Initial Doses Given
385,762 Confirmed Cases Statewide23,019 Hospitalizations5,614 Deaths Statewide2,683,216 Fully Vaccinated3,528,927 Initial Doses Given
Updated 8 pm, May 12, 2021.
County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.
Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times