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Commissioners discuss governor's vaccine mandates

RITZVILLE – Adams County Integrated Health Services Administrator, Vicki Guse, met with the Adams County Board of Commissioners, by video conference, to discuss vaccine mandates announced by Governor Jay Inslee August 9. The Governor’s emergency proclamation requires most public and private health care workers be fully vaccinated against COVOD-19 by October 18. Guse and the board agreed the mandate applies to Adams County employees working at Adams County IHCS facilities in Othello and Ritzville.

Board Chairman Dan Blankenship said (the proclamation) “applies to anyone who comes in the buildin...


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