June 14, 2021.Reading time 8 minutes.
In King County, LGBTQ youth report the highest rates of marijuana use, which may be connected to anxiety and depression. Public Health’s partner @GayCity takes an upstream approach to preventing marijuana use among LGBTQ youth.
April 30, 2021.Reading time 7 minutes.
Public Health—Seattle & King County recommends that business owners and building operators implement strategies to improve indoor air quality. Along with wearing masks, keeping physical distance, and limiting the number of people who are indoors together, this is an important way to decrease people’s risk for COVID-19.
February 11, 2021.Reading time 9 minutes.
Over the past year, we have learned that COVID-19 spreads easily within households, possibly making our homes one of the riskiest places. You can even spread the virus without having any symptoms. Now that more contagious variants have been detected in the United States, including one in Washington state, this may be even more true.