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Moses Lake vaccinations: Where to get the COVID-19 shot Friday

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Moses Lake: 1. 605 S Coolidge St (509) 765-0674; 2. 500 S Pioneer Way 509-765-1219; 3. 601 S Pioneer Way 509-764-4721; 4. 2709 W Broadway Ave 509-765-9332; 5. 200 E Broadway Ave 509-765-1217; 6. 1005 N Stratford Rd 509-765-8979;

MOSES LAKE, WA・18 HOURS AGO

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8-year-old Moses Lake girl loses both parents to COVID-19

MOSES LAKE – An 8-year-old girl is now without both her parents after the two died from COVID-19. Tom and Josie Burko, along with their daughter Lillie, contracted the virus in August. Jennifer Desantis, a lifelong friend of both parents, told Oregon Live they believe the Burkos contracted COVID-19 at the Grant County Fair, although it’s impossible to know for certain. The Burkos began having symptoms about three days after attending the fair.

MOSES LAKE, WA・1 DAY AGO

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COVID-19: How Cases in the Wenatchee, WA Metro Area Compare to Other Major Metros

The U.S. reported over 1,325,000 new cases of coronavirus over the seven days ending September 14, bringing the total count to more than 40.8 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 655,000 COVID-19-related deaths — the highest death toll of any country. New cases continue to rise at a steady rate. In […]

WENATCHEE, WA・1 DAY AGO

KIMA TV

Masks required for everyone at local fair

COVID is not showing an end in sight for our area, but that isn’t stopping the Central Washington State Fair from happening. Recently Governor Inslee announced an outdoor mask mandate for events with over 500 people, and that rule applies to the fair. We spoke to Kathy Kramer, CEO/President of…

YAKIMA, WA・9 HOURS AGO

Seattle Times

COVID-19 kills Moses Lake couple, orphans their 8-year-old after visit to the fair

It started innocently enough, friends and family assume, with an Aug. 18 trip to the Grant County Fair in Central Washington. It was an annual outing for Tom and Josie Burko and her 8-year-old daughter, Lillie, and this time they brought Tom’s 70-year-old mother, who lives with them, too. The…

MOSES LAKE, WA・1 DAY AGO

The Oregonian

‘We have a little girl here, and she doesn’t have her people’: COVID kills parents of 8-year-old

It started innocently enough, friends and family assume, with an Aug. 18 trip to the Grant County Fair in central Washington. It was an annual outing for Tom and Josie Burko and her 8-year-old daughter Lillie, and this time they brought Tom’s 70-year-old mother, who lives with them, too. The…

GRANT COUNTY, WA・2 DAYS AGO

Columbia Basin Herald

Faith in hope: Ephrata musician fuses talent with funding cancer research

Mary Loeffelbein is a recording artist, worship leader, parent, grandparent and owner of her own music studio, Mary Loeffelbein Studio, where she teaches piano, voice, songwriting and improvisation lessons to students. In June, Loeffelbein had the opportunity to submit one of her songs, “Am I the One,” for Music Beats…

EPHRATA, WA・1 DAY AGO

ifiberone.com

Confluence Health and Premera Blue Cross enter partnership to provide better care in north central Washington

Health officials say patients stand to benefit from the new partnership between Confluence Health and Premera Blue Cross. The two parties announced their new multi-year agreement on Friday, Sept. 17. The new agreement allows Premera members to retain in-network access at Confluence Health, which has facilities in Douglas, Grant, and Chelan counties.

CHELAN, WA・12 HOURS AGO

Wenatchee World

Five more COVID-19 deaths reported in Grant County

EPHRATA — Five Grant County residents died between Aug. 27 and Sept. 10 from COVID-19, the Grant County Health District reported on Sept. 10. This brings the total confirmed COVID-19 deaths in the county to 155. In neighboring Chelan and Douglas counties, the total number of COVID-19 deaths is 99, which includes nine added to the list on Sept. 10 by the Chelan-Douglas Health District.

GRANT COUNTY, WA・1 DAY AGO

Wenatchee World

Opinion | Dr. Josephine Young: Removing barriers to COVID-19 vaccines

The news about the rising COVID-19 cases in the Wenatchee Valley is staggering. The Chelan-Douglas Health District reported as of Sept. 14, there have been 99 deaths related to COVID-19 in the two-county area. As of Sept. 12, there were more than 14,700 cases detected. Local hospital systems in North Central Washington, and across the state, continue to be stretched thin with surging COVID-19 cases.

WENATCHEE, WA・2 DAYS AGO

Methow Valley News

County hospitals hope to avoid rationing care as ERs exceed capacity

“Okanogan County Hospitals Have Exceeded Capacity.”. That devastating statement came from Okanogan County Public Health on Friday (Sept. 10), in a news release that asks people to seek care at emergency rooms only in a genuine emergency. The hospitals are overburdened by people needing care for COVID-19. All three hospitals…

OKANOGAN COUNTY, WA・2 DAYS AGO

yaktrinews.com

Central Washington State Fair works to address COVID-19 concerns prior to opening Sept. 24

YAKIMA, Wash. — The Central Washington State Fair is moving forward as planned and has increased its COVID-19 protocols in hopes of preventing virus transmission at the event. “Based on what we know today, we’re 100% confident that the fair will be happening,” Central Washington State Fair president and CEO…

YAKIMA, WA・3 DAYS AGO

Wenatchee World

WVC extends deadline on student vaccination requirements to Nov. 1

WENATCHEE — The deadline for Wenatchee Valley College student COVID-19 vaccinations has been extended to Nov. 1. The previous deadline was the start of classes on Sept. 27. Students must either attest they are fully vaccinated by Nov. 1 or be approved for an exemption by the same date, according to a Friday news release.

WENATCHEE, WA・10 HOURS AGO

Columbia Basin Herald

COVID-19 still looms large for Samaritan

Samaritan Hospital in Moses Lake, like those throughout the country, continues to provide care for patients with COVID-19. Most of the patients had not been vaccinated against the virus causing COVID-19, but a few were vaccinated. As of Wednesday — the latest count available — there were 23 COVID-19 patients…

MOSES LAKE, WA・1 DAY AGO

lakechelanmirror.com

COVID – Beyond Masks

Jamie Minnock, Chief Nursing Officer at Lake Chelan Health, says they communicate almost daily with Central Washington and the other regional hospitals to co-ordinate and support each other in caring for patients. When patients come to their hospital with symptoms they cannot treat they are transported to Central Washington for acute care. If Central Washington gets overloaded then they send patients with milder symptoms out to other area hospitals like Chelan, Cascade or even Yakima.

PUBLIC HEALTH・3 DAYS AGO

Wenatchee World

Safety Valve: Letters from readers

A bright spot in the pandemic has been the development and distribution of effective vaccines. It is a fact that medical history shows that these are the most powerful tools, ever, to manage an infectious disease epidemic. It is a fact that most, if not all, healthcare systems recognize the value of vaccination for COVID and recommend that its employees get immunized. It is also a fact that not all people have the same beliefs about medicine, anymore than we all agree about religion, politics, or anything else.

WENATCHEE, WA・1 DAY AGO

Columbia Basin Herald

Stopping the memory thief: Walkers raise money, awareness, to fight Alzheimer’s disease

MOSES LAKE — Louis Logan, of Moses Lake, participated in the Columbia Basin Walk to End Alzheimer’s, sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association, Sunday in memory of his mother-in-law, Beverly Hutonen. “When somebody gets Alzheimer’s, in many ways they die twice,” Logan said. His mother-in-law eventually lost the ability to recognize…

MOSES LAKE, WA・3 DAYS AGO

grandcoulee.com

COVID in the Coulee

Five more COVID-19 deaths have been reported in Grant County while the Grand Coulee and Electric City area of Grant County have seen nine more cases. The deaths include three women from Moses Lake in their 30s, 50s, and 70s, as well as a man from Moses Lake in his 70s and a male in his 80s from the Quincy area.

GRAND COULEE, WA・2 DAYS AGO

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