Fifteen Washington counties are advised to mask up due to new cases and increasing hospitalizations.
Washington was one of three states with no guidance on ending the mask mandate prior to the announcement.
Governor Inslee made it clear the statewide indoor mask mandate will be ending soon.
Testative opened on January 22 and is possibly using the same infrastructure as FCTS and Northshore Clinical Labs as they rapidly expand.
New cases may peak in Washington this week, but the surge in hospitalizations will continue through February.
Thousands of complaints against a COVID testing company that started in an axe throwing lounge sparks multiple investigations.
Forecasts predict Washington hospitals will be completely overwhelmed with over 3,800 COVID patients by February.
California, Colorado, Hawaii, Minnesota, and New York reported new Omicron variant cases today.
Travel returns to normal for Thanksgiving which is fueling worry that an explosion of new cases is coming.
More states approve boosters for all adults as new COVID cases are up 14% nationwide.