nCOV TRANSLATED Materials & Anti-Stigma Resources

Dear All, As you know, Novel Coronavirus updates are developing rapidly, with climbing numbers of confirmed cases and deaths in Washington State. Our hearts and thoughts are with the family of those whose loved ones were lost, as well as everyone currently receiving treatment. You’ve told us that you’d like to share information in-language with your community groups, so we’ve collated some resources -- see them below! We will continue to share idiomatically accessible materials as they become available. Likewise, feel free to provide materials and resources to me at <> so that we can keep track of them and share them with others. Finally, keep up with updates [...]

By |2020-03-06T16:30:20-08:00March 4th, 2020|Featured, News|

Governor Inslee’s Current and Upcoming Appointment Opportunities

To ensure effective and representative government, Governor Inslee places a high priority on boards, commissions, and agencies that are reflective of the diverse make-up of Washington and that utilize the impressive talent of our citizens. To accomplish this goal, the Governor's office is always seeking skilled and experienced individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds to participate in boards and commissions. Below is a list highlighting current opportunities on boards and commissions with links for more information. Edmonds Community College Board of Trustees Spokane Community Colleges Board of Trustees Washington State Partnership Council on Juvenile Justice, Government Operations and Public Safety Prescription Drug Assistance Foundation Board of Directors, Health Conservation Commission, Natural Resource [...]

By |2017-08-18T14:12:05-07:00August 16th, 2017|Jobs, News|

Lead-warning for Chinese-produced children’s herbal cold and flu remedy

The Washington State Department of Health issued the press release below regarding an alert about Bo-Ying Compound after traces of lead were found in the product. Bo-Ying Compound is used to treat a wide variety of conditions in infants and children. Translations: Simplified Chinese (PDF, Word Document) Traditional Chinese (PDF, Word Document) Washington State Department of Health News Release Lead-warning for Chinese-produced children’s herbal cold and flu remedy OLYMPIA -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent out an alert regarding Bo-Ying Compound after traces of lead were found in the product. Bo-Ying Compound is used to treat a wide variety of conditions in infants and children. The Washington State Department [...]

By |2015-04-17T15:42:23-07:00April 17th, 2015|News|

Help spread the facts about Ebola

The Washington State Department of Health has released information to help educate our communities about Ebola in the following languages. View the full message below and share with leaders in the community. English Spanish Chinese French Korean Russian Somali Ukrainian Vietnamese Help spread the facts about Ebola The Ebola virus has been in the news lately and it’s natural to be concerned. The most important action you can take right now is to learn the facts about Ebola: The general public’s risk of getting an Ebola infection in this country is extremely low. There are no confirmed cases of Ebola in Washington State. Ebola is spread through direct contact with: Body [...]

By |2014-11-23T15:39:26-08:00November 10th, 2014|News|

Preventing underage marijuana use

Updated June 8, 2016 The Commission is working with state agency and community partners to prevent underage marijuana use in Washington State. Voters passed Initiative 502 in 2012, which legalized recreational marijuana for adults 21 and over. The Commission has heard concerns regarding I-502 implementation and is working to educate parents and families about the new law. Preventing underage marijuana use is a key goal of Results Washington, Gov. Inslee's data-driven continuous improvement system. Below are resources for the public and a summary of CAPAA's efforts to help prevent underage use of marijuana. Resources Know the Facts Cards English, Cambodian/Khmer, Chinese, Korean, Lao, Mien, Samoan, Tagalog, Vietnamese Order free copies of the Know the Facts Cards A Parent's Guide [...]

By |2016-06-08T11:39:10-07:00March 24th, 2015|News|

Open enrollment begins November 15

Individuals and families can purchase health plans under the Affordable Care Act beginning November 15, 2014 for coverage beginning January 1, 2015. The open enrollment period ends Feb. 15, 2015. The Washington Healthplanfinder offers a customer-friendly, online marketplace where individuals and families can find, compare, and enroll in a health plan that fits their needs and budget. Washington Healthplanfinder provides: Side-by-side comparisons of brand new health plans; Financial help to pay for copays and monthly premiums; and Expert customer support online, by phone or in-person through a local organization or insurance broker. Bilingual in person assistance will be available at International Community Health Services' (ICHS) four locations when open enrollment starts on November 15. Washington Healthplanfinder offers [...]

By |2015-01-23T12:50:41-08:00October 23rd, 2014|News|
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