Biden, President Trump, Puget Sound discussed on News, Traffic and Weather
Positivity rate. Lower than 10%. In this phasing process. The Puget Sound region is made up with the three biggest counties in the state. King Pierce and Snohomish. Right now, the Puget Sound region has a 13% decrease in cases, but hospitalizations are holding us back. I asked doctor Do Jin this question? How are we gonna get there? We're gonna get there by doing the things that we know work to suppress covert 19 by wearing facemasks compulsively and whenever we're around others by keeping our distance by taking off precautions and workplaces and anywhere we socialize and get together with others, we can suppress this virus. Other countries have done it. Let's go. Most damning, which awesome. President elect Biden is outlining the new five point plan to ramp up covert 19 vaccinations across the country. He says his administration will work with the states to open more vaccine priority. Groups open thousands of community vaccination centers, activate pharmacies for vaccinations ramp up supplies by invoking the defense production Act and release more vaccines early. Almost Nick Problem, says local health experts hope the new plan is going to help us get back to normal, faster Doctors. I spoke with our optimistic after hearing the president elect's ideas, they say Having a federal strategy is welcome after seeing such a slow initial rollout of this vaccine. Now both doctors I spoke with, say President elect Biden's plan of 100 Million vaccinations in his 1st 100 days in office is certainly attainable now that they have a plan. That will be in place to improve this process. Dr. Nathan slicker with the State Medical Association says Biden's plan to try and get clinical and non clinical professionals to help with vaccinations will be key. So long as they confined folks willing and able to inoculate people off the front line future medicine to do that Sean's makes a challenging situation worse. So I think we are gonna have to create your top of the national guard. I think we can train people to get I am injections. We do it all the time when they need it for their own medical care. Even with this optimism of potential improvements, he says, a lot more work has to be put in on behalf of the federal government and the states. Before we can say we're close to returning to normalcy, it That is comas. Nick Pop, Um Lauren called the Republican who lost to Governor Insley in a landslide has ended his lawsuit that hope to invalidate the election attorney Stephen Pigeon, spoken a video on copes Facebook page and blame the withdrawal on technicalities as a result. We're going to leave this battleground now. And instead bring our case for election reform to you and the court of public opinion. The pigeon is facing punishment from the courts and the state bar for filing suits with false and unsubstantiated claims. He was given an ultimatum to withdraw the suit by noon on Friday. And the mob scene in the nation's capital last week has compounded the stress and anxiety that so many Americans already feel because of the pandemic Come. Oh, Suzanne Font spoke with a mental health expert about when it's time to get professional help. Doctor Mylene Dong is a practicing clinical psychologist. She's seen a big demand for help. The level of calls that I get from people seeking treatment is more than I've ever seen in my entire career. For some people, the social isolation and the stresses of living with covert 19 have been a huge Actor and now seeing what's happening in the news is compounding the stress and uncertainty for some people. We're all feeling very anxious right now because the world is just uncertain, But you're starting to notice that it's really interfering with your life like it's causing you to worry too much during the day. You having trouble falling asleep or you're seeing conflict.