Tell WA Gov't + Healthcare Leaders: Keep Masks in Healthcare, Long-term Care, and Prisons!

Circular logo reading "Seattle Still Cares" with two masked people next to text reading "Tell WA Gov't & Healthcare Leaders: Keep Masks in Healthcare, Long-term care, and Prisons!"

Governor Jay Inslee and Secretary of Health Umair Shah are planning to end the mask mandate in healthcare, long-term care, and prisons on April 3. We need to pressure healthcare systems and the WA State government departments that oversee long-term care and prisons to still require universal masking!

Send a letter to voice your concerns and demand masks continue to be required in healthcare, long-term care, and prisons.

Your letter will go to:

  • WA State Government Leaders including Governor Inslee, Secretary of Health Shah, and the Secretaries of the WA Health Care Authority, Labor and Industries, Department of Social and Health Services, and Department of Corrections
  • Healthcare Leaders including Executives at WA State Hospital Association, Association of WA Public Hospital Districts, NW Healthcare Response Network, UW Medicine, Seattle Children's Hospital, Swedish Medical Centers, Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers, MultiCare, Providence Health and Services, Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, The Polyclinic, EvergreenHealth, and Overlake Medical Center.

This is an attack on everyone who seeks medical care, resides in long-term care, and is incarcerated– and the hundreds of thousands of Washingtonians who work in these settings. Ending this mask mandate is unacceptable and will create more spread, more death, and more disablement making it even harder for Washingtonians to safely access health care, for people in long term facilities to be safe, and for incarcerated people to be safer from Covid.

Click "Start Writing" to email WA State government and healthcare leaders!

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