Teachers, childcare workers eligible for vaccine
Last updated 3/4/2021 at 5:26pm
DAVENPORT – After originally not including teachers and childcare workers in the current 1B phase of vaccination, Gov. Jay Inslee pivoted and declared educators and licensed childcare workers should be added to the current phase “immediately.” Inslee’s flip came after President Joe Biden issued a directive that all states should prioritize the vaccination of educators and childcare workers.
Inslee said he will “soon” announce when the state will prioritize grocery store workers, farmworkers, food processors, bus drivers and corrections workers. Currently, counties are forbidden...