Dialysis technicians like Barbie Telford brave COVID-19 risks to keep kidney patients alive during the pandemic. Patients need the procedure multiple days per week, so staying home isn’t an option for them and the healthcare workers at Puget Sound Kidney Center.
The Coon family of Adams County in rural eastern Washington are no strangers to adversity and challenges in the family businesses. But this moment is different; the pandemic has sent the kids home from school, caused health concerns in their own family and community, and threatens the livelihood of their cattle production.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for social distancing and public health officials' emphasis on the relative safety of the outdoors has driven an explosion in visitation at many parks in Washington.