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Quarantine: Day 12

In June of 2018, I retired from 22 years of active duty military service with the U.S. Coast Guard. My last assignment was a four-year position with a four-person disaster response unit that kept me on the road or in the air for 200 days of the year as I traveled…

Opinion: “We are deeply concerned” an open letter to Jay Inslee

Dear Governor Inslee, We are deeply concerned by the dangers the COVID-19 pandemic creates for our incarcerated population in Washington. We have already seen COVID-19s devastating impact on the residents at LifeCare. Our nursing homes house many of our older and often medically fragile community members and we recognize that…

Week in review 2/29/2020

There is more than one germ to cause a panic… If you hadn’t heard, there is a possible infectious disease outbreak in the Pacific Northwest. Mainly affecting your respiratory system, this bacteria has been known to spread quickly and kill many. I am talking about Tuberculosis, obviously, and thanks to…

Week in review

Quarantine… Earlier this week it was announced that the Washington State Patrol Fire Training Academy was chosen as a quarantine site for those entering the Seattle area from the Hubei Province in China. The quarantine is a mandatory 14 days if you are not showing symptoms. If you are, then…