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The following is a listing of archived DSHS news releases. For more information on news releases, call the contact person listed at the beginning of the release or the Media Relations Office at (360) 902-7829.

2014 Archived Press Releases

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August 25, 2014
Governor approves $30 million in funds to ease shortage of mental health evaluation and treatment beds


August 07, 2014
Supreme Court rules against detaining mental health patients in local hospitals


August 04, 2014
Washington ranks as national leader in helping people with developmental disabilities become employed


July 23, 2014
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES STATEMENT ON BRAAM RULING


July 10, 2014
Clarification on weapons background checks for mental health patients


July 03, 2014
State ranks among highest for serving older adults, people with physical disabilities, and family caregivers


June 05, 2014
STATE REVOKES NURSING HOME LICENSE AND PLACES TEMPORARY MANAGER IN SEATTLE-AREA NURSING HOME


June 03, 2014
DSHS responds to media reports regarding performance audit of public benefits
DSHS fully support AG office filing of former DSHS employee charged with stealing


May 16, 2014
Western State Hospital Hosts Family Education Day


April 03, 2014
Partial Victory for DSHS in Supreme Court Ruling on In-home Care


March 25, 2014
Fraud investigations lead to more than $230,000 in restitutions


February 26, 2014
Department of Social and Health Services seeks public comment


February 13, 2014
DSHS sponsors CapTel public service announcements through Washington Relay


February 12, 2014
Tacoma Store Owner Guilty of Food Stamp Fraud


February 10, 2014
State Supreme Court upholds reversal of Public Records Act judgment against DSHS


February 06, 2014
DSHS Improves Client Services, Saves $20.8 million through Lean Management Efforts


January 16, 2014
Study released on juveniles sentenced in adult criminal court system


January 13, 2014
Report shows drop in CPS open case backlog


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