VANCOUVER, Wash. (KOIN) — Washington Governor Jay Inslee traveled to Vancouver on Friday where he discussed the state’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Inslee’s first visited the Clark County Food Bank where he talked about the pandemic’s impact on food insecurity in Washington. He also met with participants of Career Connect Washington.
Inslee also toured a Washington State Labor Council vaccination site, followed by a “Take It Outside” press conference at the Grant House on Officers Row where he was joined by state and federal parks partners.
On Thursday, Inslee warned of increasing COVID cases in Washington as hospitals are again filling with patients and encouraged residents to get vaccinated. He said half of COVID hospitalizations are people under the age of 50.