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Category: COVID-19

Washington veterinarians and veterinary students as COVID-19 vaccine administrators

Due to dedicated efforts by the AVMA, veterinarians and veterinary students are now authorized to administer COVID-19 vaccines to human patients in all 50...

March 19, 2021

Washington moves into new vaccine phase

Gov. Inslee announced that starting Wednesday, March 17, everyone in Phase 1B, Tier 2 will be eligible for their COVID vaccine. This includes workers...

March 12, 2021

Why Ivermectin should not be used to treat or prevent COVID-19 in humans

There seems to be a growing interest in a drug called ivermectin to treat humans with COVID-19. Ivermectin is often used in the U.S....

March 12, 2021

SARS-CoV-2 updates and testing guidance for veterinarians

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is thought to spread mainly through close contact from person to person, including between people who are physically...

March 5, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine distribution update from the WA State Dept. of Health

The WA State Dept. of Health (DOH) reports that they continue to make progress with COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration efforts. As of Feb....

February 11, 2021

New data offer deeper insight into COVID-19 impact on practices

New data provide greater detail on how veterinary practices have been affected by and responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. Anyone in the veterinary community...

February 11, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine update

The news hasn’t changed for Washington veterinary professionals waiting to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Veterinarians and their teams are still not in the queue...

January 29, 2021

Veterinarians as vaccine administrators?

As states grapple with how to roll out the vaccine to millions, they’re looking to recruit qualified professionals to assist in the effort. A...

January 29, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information and Resources

On January 14, 2021, Dr. Carrie La Jeunesse, La Jeune Consulting, presented a webinar for WSVMA about the COVID-19 vaccine. The following is information...

January 22, 2021

Veterinary Board of Governors extends CE policy through 2021

At the outset of the pandemic, the Governor’s proclamations restricted large gatherings, effectively canceling large professional development events and conferences that included continuing education...

January 22, 2021