Washington hospitals are running out of options as the state takes the final measures to avoid crisis standards of care.
Forecasts predict Washington hospitals will be completely overwhelmed with over 3,800 COVID patients by February.
An analysis of available data using models from the United Kingdom indicates Washington will run out of hospital resources by Jan 15.
Cassie Sauer, CEO of the Washington State Hospital Association states, "I think that there is almost no chance that it's not [here.]"
An outbreak of new cases in Skagit County continues to grow. Anti-vax advocates take another loss in New York.
The Delta variant continues to rip through the unvaccinated prolonging the fifth wave.
Data across the state shows a vast majority of people will meet the state vaccination deadline.
New cases and hospitalizations drift downward and the state vaccine mandate deadline is just a week away.