WA DOH: Vaccine Advisory Committee Update (April 2023)

13 April 2023 The highlights below are from the quarterly meeting of the Vaccine Advisory Committee (VAC) in April 2023. Much of this report is adapted directly from the presentations by the Washington State Department of Health (DOH). Updates from Washington State...

WA DOH: Vaccine Advisory Committee Update (December 2022)

24 January 2023 The highlights below are from the quarterly meeting of the Vaccine Advisory Committee in December 2022. Much of this update is taken directly or paraphrased from the meeting presentation by the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) in order to...

WA DOH: Vaccine Advisory Committee Update (July 2022)

14 July 2022 Please find highlights below from the Vaccine Advisory Committee (VAC) meeting that took place on 7/14/2022. Note that the Washington State Department of Health is about to announce a new Director of Immunization. MonkeyPox VaccineThe federal government...

WA DOH: Vaccine Advisory Committee Update (October 2021)

14 October 2021 There is a lot happening in the vaccine/infectious disease world as we move into our second winter in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are some highlights from the Vaccine Advisory Committee (VAC) meeting that took place on 10/14/2021. Flu...

WA DOH: Ivermectin should not be used to prevent or treat COVID-19

26 August 2021 The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) warns people should not take ivermectin to prevent or treat COVID-19, following today’s Health Alert Network advisory released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Ivermectin is an...

Governor Inslee's Vaccination Requirement

12 August 2021 On Monday, August 9, Governor Jay Inslee issued proclamation 21-14, which requires that all state employees and all healthcare providers (including licensed naturopathic physicians) in Washington be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 18, 2021....

WANP Statement on Fraudulent COVID-19 Vaccination Cards

17 July 2021 We here at the WANP were disappointed, disheartened, and frustrated to read the recent news of a licensed naturopathic physician in California who has been arrested for allegedly selling fraudulent COVID-19 vaccination cards. While we will never fully...