Become a Candidate for the WSVMA Board of Directors
Nominations Close May 15th
Join the Board of Directors

Category: COVID-19

Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic on Veterinary Worker Health and Wellbeing

The COVID-19 pandemic has had many unforeseen impacts on the veterinary industry. The Center for One Health Research (COHR) at the University of Washington...

December 17, 2021

State launches new Digital COVID-19 Verification Record system

As the need for COVID-19 vaccine verification increases across the state, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has launched a new Digital COVID-19...

December 3, 2021

AVMA campaign encourages COVID-19 vaccinations for staff, animal owners, and the public

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) last week launched a nationwide education and awareness campaign to encourage veterinary teams, their clients and the general...

December 3, 2021

Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference News – Board of Governors extends COVID-19 CE policy for non-live CE

At the start of the pandemic, the Veterinary Board of Governors approved the COVID-related policy allowing an unlimited number of non-live CE programs to...

WA pharmacists advised on filling prescriptions for ivermectin

The Washington Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission (PQAC) sent out a communication to pharmacists this week with a reminder that the U.S. Food and Drug...

August 27, 2021

New Washington mask mandate

This week, the Washington State Department of Health amended Order 20-03 requiring face masks for everyone over five years of age in most public indoor...

August 20, 2021

Gov Inslee’s vaccine mandate does not apply to veterinarians and their teams

Gov. Jay Inslee announced a requirement for workers in private health care and long-term care settings to be fully vaccinated with a recommended COVID-19...

August 11, 2021

COVID-19 cases increasing across the state – what you need to know

The latest COVID-19 report from the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) shows a new surge: cases are increasing in the state as the...

July 30, 2021

WSVMA extends member benefit for coaching, career counseling and support

The WSVMA is extending the personal- and professional support member benefit originally established last year to support WSVMA members in navigating COVID-19-related stressors. Dr....

July 16, 2021

Washington has reopened from COVID-19 restrictions – Now what?

After 15 months of COVID-19 restrictions, Gov. Inslee relaxed statewide COVID-19 restrictions that have kept everyone limited in where we go, who we see,...

July 1, 2021