Vaccine Verification: What to Expect (VIDEO)

Beginning October 25, people ages 12 and older will be required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test result to enter certain indoor and outdoor events and establishments in King County. Check out this short video by King County TV about what to expect.

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Confirm your vaccination: A new requirement for many activities in King County

Close up of a woman holding up a COVID-19 Vaccination Record card. The person is masked and standing outside.

Preventable COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are at extremely high levels in King County, and deaths are increasing. A new Public Health—Seattle & King County (Public Health) policy, announced on September 16, 2021, will create an additional layer of protection from COVID-19. Public Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin has issued a Health Order that will require […]

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Is a booster shot right for me?

Is a booster shot right for me? And are you eligible?

While there’s been a lot of news about boosters in recent weeks, there’s also a lot of confusion. You may be wondering if multiple shots are necessary, regardless of your vaccination status. You may also be wondering if you’re currently eligible, or when you might be. Bottom line? Boosters will be important to fight COVID-19 — especially with new variants on the rise. But they’re not recommended for everyone.

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Indigenous Peoples’ Day

This Indigenous Peoples’ Day we gratefully recognize and honor the Suquamish, Duwamish, Nisqually, Snoqualmie, Muckleshoot (Ilalkoamish, Stuckamish, and Skopamish), and other Coast Salish Peoples’, on whose ancestral homelands we live, work, and gather today. In the city, whose very name comes from the Suquamish and Duwamish Leader, Chief Seattle, we know that we could not call this land home without the stewardship of Coast Salish Peoples’.

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King County Statement on Resident Who Died of Rare Vaccine-Related Blood Clot 

Public Health – Seattle & King County has learned of the death of a King County resident from a rare blood clotting syndrome after receiving the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine. The individual, a woman in her late 30s, is the first confirmed death in King County from this very rare vaccine complication. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported only three other confirmed deaths nationally. 

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