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Blog Entries tagged with “covid”


How to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Safely

How to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Safely

March 16, 2021

It might be safe to assume that by this point, we’re getting pretty good at celebrating holidays virtually or safely distanced. Every day, we’re getting closer to being able to celebrate our favorite holidays and events with the people we love but until then, it’s just as important to keep wearing masks, washing your hands, maintaining at least 6 feet of physical distance in public spaces and avoiding large gatherings where safe distancing is difficult.

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Staff Highlight Series: Carma Fuhlendorf

Staff Highlight Series: Carma Fuhlendorf

March 22, 2021

When the pandemic hit, Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD) had to quickly reassign and hire people just for the response. One of those people hired for the response was Carma Fuhlendorf. She was hired to work as an administrative assistant in Disease Prevention and Response which, as the name tells you, is right in the middle of the fight against the pandemic in our region. Carma says that as a new team member she had no clue about the stress level, dedication, commitment, and love for the community her coworkers would have. Carma references the 60+ hour weeks and often seven-day work weeks a lot of the team has put in throughout the pandemic.

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Everything you Want to Know About the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Everything you Want to Know About the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

April 27, 2021

By now, you’ve probably heard the news that the third COVID-19 vaccine, Johnson & Johnson, was authorized for distribution but was temporarily paused before being authorized once again for use in the United States. Even though another vaccine in our toolbelt is great news and gives us another tool to manage the spread of COVID-19, there are a lot of questions about the vaccine that we’re excited to answer.

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How to Enjoy a Safe Memorial Day Weekend

How to Enjoy a Safe Memorial Day Weekend

May 26, 2021

Memorial Day is often considered the unofficial kick-off to summer, which is one of the best times of year to experience everything the Spokane area has to offer. Even though this is the second time our community we will be experiencing the holiday in a pandemic, there are still plenty of ways to enjoy a safe three-day weekend.

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Event Planners & Entertainment Venues Plan for a Safe Start

Event Planners & Entertainment Venues Plan for a Safe Start

June 04, 2021

Most people would agree that throughout the pandemic they missed out on an event they typically enjoy. Whether the loss was celebrating a major life event, attending an annual festival, or just part of a routine, it was one more thing that added stress to people in our community. That’s why in February of this year, SRHD began a group that would shift the focus from what we can’t do to what we can do in a safe way.

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Summer Food Programs

Summer Food Programs

June 11, 2021

If you or someone you know is struggling to afford nutritious food, let’s talk. There are some great programs going on in our community this summer that can help. Here is an overview of some helpful programs.

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