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Wed Nov 18, 2020, 12:23 AM Nov 2020

The Health Dept is falling down

My daughter graduated 2 months ago from Olympic College and passed her state certification tests. She is now a medical assistant and should be in high demand. However, the state's Health Dept has not been able to complete her cert paperwork and get it to the clinic that wants to hire her.
As of this morning, 6 of the 7 MAs in her clinic have come down with Covid19, so she is needed even more. She finally got through to some minor twit at the Health Dept this afternoon who mentioned that Olympic College hasn't sent her transcripts yet. Grrrr. Such screw ups, really.
The good news is that she hasn't been able to get covid herself.
Apparently, all WA state health Dept certifications are 3 months behind, and that goes for all level of medical professionals. At this point they are allowed to keep working on expired licenses.

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