Senior Lobby Updates

‘The best Christmas present.’ Seattle Senior living community gets Covid-19 vaccine

Vaccinations against Covid-19 continue to rollout in Washington state, with the first residents and staff of senior living communities getting doses this week. In Seattle’s Madison Park neighborhood, Parkshore was the first retirement community to begin vaccinations.

No one has gotten Covid at Parkshore, but cases continue to rise in long-term care facilities across Washington. Over 1,580 residents of long-term care facilities have died from Covid in the state, or more than half of Covid deaths here, according to data from the state Department of Health.–19-vaccine