WA residents can soon pick up FREE N95 masks,

The N95 masks offer the most protection. Soon, you'll be able to get these FREE at your local pharmacy.

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Washington State Department of Health

Tri-Cities pharmacies getting masks:

Masks are rumored to be arriving soon at Costco and Fred Meyer. Be sure to check with your local pharmacy to find out when shipments are due. There will most likely be a limit of masks per person.

WA Department of Health
WA Department of Health

A list of pharmacies carrying the masks is not yet available.

Reduce the spread of Covid-19 by getting vaccinated and tested.

The State launched a Covid-19 test portal where at-home rapid tests can be shipped directly to households. These tests are available at no cost. You can order up to 5 FREE at-home tests. Order your at-home Covid-19 tests here. Along with washing your hands frequently, physical distancing, getting vaccinated, and boosted are the best measures you can take.

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Vaccinations for COVID-19 began being administered in the U.S. on Dec. 14, 2020. The quick rollout came a little more than a year after the virus was first identified in November 2019. The impressive speed with which vaccines were developed has also left a lot of people with a lot of questions. The questions range from the practical—how will I get vaccinated?—to the scientific—how do these vaccines even work?

Keep reading to discover answers to 25 common COVID-19 vaccine questions.

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