Panel Discussion at 2020 Washington State Life Science Summit
Healthcare Workers Eligible in Phase 1a Should Get Vaccinated ASAP!
If you have employees that qualify to be vaccinated in Phase 1a, the Department of Health is urging them to get vaccinated in the next couple days before the state moves to Phase 1b. Life Science Washington worked with the Washington Department of Health to make sure that the definition of “healthcare worker” includes life […]
Request for COVID Vaccine Prioritization
Life Science Washington submitted the letter below to theWashington Department of Health requesting that two groups of high-risk essential life science employees be prioritized for early access to COVID-19 vaccines. Our letter is consistent with BIO and AdvaMed requests for prioritization in the CDC’s Advisory Council on Immunization Practices (ACIP) framework. Access the letter here.
New Website Will Combat Vaccine Myths, Boost Public Confidence, Increase Acceptance
As a subsidiary website of BIO, COVIDVaccineFacts.org is an educational tool that links healthcare providers and the public to scientific and evidenced-based information related to the vaccine development process. The goal of the website is to address frequent questions about COVID-19 vaccines and vaccine development, with a specific focus on educating both providers and the […]
Leading Boldly to Meet The Challenges of Our Time
2020 Washington State Life Science SummitKeynote address by: Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath, President & CEO, BIO Dr. McMurry-Heath assumed the leadership of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) as President and CEO on June 1, 2020. A medical doctor and molecular immunologist by training, Dr. McMurry-Heath becomes just the third chief executive to steward the world’s largest biotechnology […]