Harborview Medical Center’s COVID-19 treatment unit is seen last April. Hospitalizations have flattened at Seattle-area hospitals, but the numbers till concern officials. (Amanda Snyder / The Seattle Times)
Harborview Medical Center’s COVID-19 treatment unit is seen in April 2020. Hospitalizations have flattened at Seattle-area hospitals, but the numbers still concern officials. (Amanda Snyder / The Seattle Times)
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Seattle-area COVID hospitalizations flatten as prep starts to vaccinate younger kids

Hospitalization due to COVID-19 are flattening in Washington state as the federal government begins the process to clear the Pfizer vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds. Hospitals are preparing to create welcoming and safe environments for younger people getting a vaccine.

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