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COVID UPDATE: Use of Johnson and Johnson vaccine put on hold

Apr 13th, 2021 | By

The state Department of Health announced today it is temporarily stopping the use of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine statewide starting immediately over concerns about its safety. In a statement, health department (DOH) officials said they’re following the nationwide guidance of the Federal Drug Administration and the national Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Use of
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Thousands applying for rent and utility assistance

Apr 12th, 2021 | By

Pierce County and the City of Tacoma are partners in a federal and state-funded eviction-prevention and utility assistance program that could help thousands of people who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Renters with overdue rent or utility bills can apply online for financial assistance. Eligible utilities include electric, water, sewer, gas, garbage
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The ‘why’ and ‘how’ of legal documents

Mar 24th, 2021 | By

Documentation. It seems that if it isn’t on paper, it doesn’t exist. When an emergency, crisis or unforeseen circumstances arise, regardless of age, it’s often too late to do much. “Dotting the i’s and Crossing the t’s: Providing Legal Peace of Mind” is a free, four-part series of online and telephone workshops in April about
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COMMENTARY: Polio fight put health ahead of profit; so should war on COVID

Mar 24th, 2021 | By

There was a time when the good of the world was put ahead of the profit of a nation or a company. Polio ran wild throughout the world, debilitating millions of children for decades until doctors Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin developed the vaccine in 1955, still in use today. When then-CBS reporter Edward R.
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