There’s now an updated booster vaccine for COVID-19. We wanted to know what’s different about the updated booster shot and when to get it. So, we talked to Dr. Mark Del Beccaro, our COVID vaccine lead…Read More
A ten-year review of sudden and unexpected deaths among people experiencing homelessness offers a heartbreaking reminder: The median age of death was 51. That compares to an overall median age of 79 for all deaths of King County residents.Read More
One in three adults over age 65 fall at least once a year. The impact of a fall can be significant. Injuries from a fall can cause cascading problems that prevent someone from remaining safe in their home.
But, falling does not have to be an inevitable part of aging. This Fall Prevention Awareness Week, take steps to prevent the risk of falls in your home or the homes of older adults in your life.Read More
We interviewed AARTH staff and their partner organizations to hear about the ways systemic racism had an impact on vaccination efforts in the Black community and the approaches that community-based organizations took to reach the community. The partnership between AARTH and many other organizations resulted in more than 8000 community members getting vaccinated, many within the Black community.Read More
For years, Indigenous communities have been sounding the alarm about missing and murdered Indigenous women and people in their communities. It results from harmful responses and policies at multiple government levels that ignore Indigenous people’s lived experiences across the U.S. and Washington state.Read More
Best Starts for Kids in ramping up work to expand access to childcare for families across King County. Learn more about how to apply for the Best Starts for Kids Child Care Subsidy!Read More
We are excited to share a simplified, more intuitive, and mobile-friendly redesign of our COVID-19 data dashboards.Read More