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The Skagit County Coalition Against Trafficking is hosting an event for healthcare workers, educators, law enforcement, social services, and youth leaders at the Swinomish Casino on Tuesday, March 8th at 8:30 AM.

In addition, an informative presentation for parents and grandparents, friends and neighbors, is scheduled for that evening at 7:00 PM at the Burlington-Edison High School.

Featured speakers for this event are as follows:

  • Noel Gomez--trafficking survivor and co-founder of the Organization for Prostitution Survivors.
  • Peter Qualliotine--designer of the "john school" curriculum and co-founder of the Organization for Prostitution Survivors and Men's Accountability.
  • Erik Bauer--Criminal Justice Attorney suing Backpage on behalf of three trafficked minors.
  • Paul Nielsen--Senior Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for Skagit County.

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

4,207 Confirmed Skagit Cases
383 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

268 Hospitalizations
60 Deaths
13,164 Fully Vaccinated
36,967 Doses Given

Statewide

325,053 Confirmed Cases Statewide
19,599 Hospitalizations

5,041 Deaths Statewide

Updated 6 pm, March 6, 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

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