We are working hard to provide you with reliable resources and links you can use for more information about the COVID situation in WA.
Important COVID-19 Links
All Washington State COVID-19 resources can be found at the official state website; https://coronavirus.wa.gov/. For our friends beyond the borders of Washington, we recommend checking in with CDC updates and local information sources in your area.
Washinton State Links
Did you know you can get up-to-date information by text? If you live in the state of Washington you can text the word “Coronavirus” to 211-211 and receive the latest information and updates on your cell phone.
If you need someone to talk to about stress due to COVID-19 call Washington Listens at 1-833-681-0211.
We’ve listed some additional resources for Washington residents below:
- Washington State Health Department’s Coronavirus information page
- Washington State Employment Security Department
General COVID Update Information
Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order four at-home COVID-19 tests for free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. These tests are absolutely FREE. If you think you may have COVID symptoms and need a test sooner than it takes to ship these free tests to you please see your healthcare provider or a free testing location in your area.
The US government and many states are endorsing the use of N95 masks instead of cloth masks. You can get masks for free according to recent news updates, Major pharmacy chains CVS, Rite Aid, Stop & Shop, Walgreens, Kroger, and Walmart have confirmed that they will distribute the free masks. Three free N95 masks will be available per adult.
Resources You Can Download
This poster is ideal for a visual quick reminder on your refrigerator, in your office, and for areas where people gather. Download this poster to print and display at home, at work, or at support group meetings.
Wear a health mask in public. Whenever you are not sure, remember this tip: If you have to ask, wear a mask. This plus more tips are on our latest COVID-19 health mask poster.
Washing your hands often helps slow the spread of viruses and other germs. Wash often and carry a hand sanitizer with you to reduce the spread of COVID.
Physical distancing keeps COVID away from you. As part of the three best things you can do (in addition to getting vaccinated) maintaining physical distance from others you do not live with or do not know is a healthy thing to do.
We’ve created this “Staying Healthy And Safe” poster you can download and share. This poster offers simple reminders of the best way for you and those around you to stay healthy and safe. It also makes for a great discussion starter in your virtual or in-person support group meeting.
Nothing like a superhero to help us get through difficult times. Meet our COVID Superhero and learn what he has to share about wearing a mask when you’re not at home.
(This page was last updated 22 January 2022)