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- Amazon is testing a UV-emitting robot to disinfect surfaces.
- Apple awarded $10M to support COVID-19 sample collection kit production.
- Create33, in partnership with Microsoft, is launching a startup success program for technology entrepreneurs of color — please apply and/or share!
- Facebook upgraded its AI to better tackle COVID-19 misinformation.
- Microsoft funded hundreds of wifi hotspots throughout Washington.
- Solius is investigating whether there is a link between vitamin D deficiency and the ability to fight of COVID-19 infection.
- Twitter is adding warnings to misleading COVID-19 information. The company also announced employees may work from home forever.
- Uber is rolling out a series of changes to its ride-hailing and on-demand food delivery apps, beginning Monday.
- Volunteer — as a virtual tutor for young people in foster care.
- Sew face masks — the most popular request type on United Way of King County’s volunteer website is help producing face coverings for essential social service workers and clients.
- Don’t hesitate to call 911 — *IF* you or someone in your household is experiencing symptoms of a stroke or heart attack.
- Get tested today — *call ahead* and see if you qualify for a free, drive-thru coronavirus test at T-Mobile Park.
- Bake something — no matter your skill level, and if you’re feeling really ambitious, make your own pizza.
- Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month — with music.
- 20 miles of Seattle residential streets will remain permanently closed to most vehicle traffic.
- Seattle and King County issued a directive for residents to wear face coverings in settings with high risk of transmission.
- Governor Inslee announced that Washington has nearly 1,400 trained contact-tracing personnel who will contact each new person who tests positive for COVID-19, in an effort to track down other people they may have infected.
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