What’s the deal with boosters (and why it’s a good time for a boost)

Three female friends holding up their vaccination cards and smiling.

Booster shots prevent the most serious health threats from COVID: long-lasting symptoms, hospitalization, and death. But many people in King County who are eligible haven’t gotten their booster shot yet. If that includes you, we’ve pulled together answers to common questions about booster shots that explain why it’s so worth doing.

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Community partnerships for food security

Public Health’s Food Insecurity Screening Community of Practice works with healthcare and community partners to help ensure all communities have what they need to be healthy. One example of this work to address food insecurity is the partnership between Sea Mar Medical Clinic and the White Center Food Bank to open an on-site food pantry.

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Changes coming to King County COVID-19 testing sites

In order to better align with demand and transition to long-term testing solutions, Public Health – Seattle & King County will end its operations of our Tukwila, Federal Way and Auburn COVID-19 testing sites. The last day of King County operations for the Federal Way and Tukwila testing sites will be Friday, May 27, and the last day for the Auburn site will be Wednesday, June 1.

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