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Education & Prevention
June 25, 2020

Blog: Life in the Time of COVID-19 – Must Have Mask

Governor Jay Inslee and Secretary of Health John Wiesman announced a statewide, mandatory face covering order that takes effect today, Friday, June 26. That means beginning today, Washingtonians are legally…

Education & PreventionOral Health
June 22, 2020

Blog: What to Expect at Your Dental Appointment

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, since March 19, most dental offices in Washington were only open for urgent dental needs. Now, as our state begins to reopen, dental offices…

Education & Prevention
June 4, 2020

A Message from Jean Clark

We are saddened and outraged by the violent, senseless, and all too familiar tragedy of George Floyd’s death, along with countless other Black, Indigenous, and People of Color who’ve lost…

May 27, 2020 in Education & Prevention

Blog: Life in the Time of COVID-19 – Gardens

Community Outreach and Tribal Liaison Amber Shirk and her family live in an apartment, but even without a yard, they are growing a beautiful garden during COVID-19. “We started with…

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May 6, 2020 in Education & Prevention

Blog: Teens and Marijuana

Social isolation is hard for everyone, but it can be especially tough on teens. Some may seek out coping mechanisms that are detrimental to physical and mental health, such as…

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May 6, 2020 in Education & Prevention

Blog: Life in Time of COVID-19 – Zoom Fatigue

Hi everyone! Furry Friend Milo here giving an update on life during COVID-19. Currently, my days are a series of Zoom meetings with my mom and snack breaks. I am…

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May 1, 2020 in Education & Prevention

Blog: Life in the Time of COVID-19 – Reality Check

Let’s do a COVID-19 reality check: April 29 marked 100 days since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Washington State (although experts think it was quietly moving among us…

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April 30, 2020 in Education & Prevention

Blog: Life in the Time of COVID-19 – Recreate Responsibly

Let’s talk about how to recreate responsibility now that Governor Inslee is opening up some Washington State recreation sites, trails, and public lands. Click this link to read more about…

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April 23, 2020 in Education & Prevention

Blog: Life in the Time of COVID-19 – Mental Health

CHOICE Furry Friend Dean, here. Don’t get me wrong, I love spending time with my humans, but after more than a month sheltered-in-place, I am finding that I need to…

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April 15, 2020 in Education & Prevention

Blog: Life in the Time of COVID-19 – Costco

Let’s talk about grocery shopping in the time of COVID-19. I believe food feeds not just the body, but also the soul. How we procure ingredients, how we prepare them,…

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April 8, 2020 in Education & Prevention

Blog: Life in the Time of COVID-19 – Walter

Hi, friends! CHOICE Furry Friend Walter, here. Guess what? Every morning I get up and am surprised that my mom and dad are staying home! Again! It’s been fun to…

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April 6, 2020 in Education & Prevention

Blog: Life in the Time of COVID-19 – Masks

Firstly, yes, I know I desperately need a haircut. Thanks for noticing. But I cut my own hair once. True story. I blame postpartum hormones for that poor decision-making process….

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April 2, 2020 in Education & Prevention

Blog: Life in the Time of COVID-19 – Milo

Professional Milo Hi everyone! CHOICE Furry Friend Milo here, discussing life during COVID-19. This is a confusing time for all of us. My mom’s the Executive Assistant at CHOICE. She…

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