December 27, 2022.Reading time 7 minutes.
We are seeing an increase in fatal overdoses involving fentanyl in the form of white powder, even though fentanyl in pills remains the most common form. White powder fentanyl could easily be mistaken for other drugs, like cocaine, or pressed to look like rock cocaine. From our 2022 overdose report, among the overdose deaths where a fentanyl-substance was identified, the majority (64%) were linked to pills, but almost a quarter (23%) were linked to powders. Fentanyl is an extremely powerful opioid.
December 23, 2022.Reading time 14 minutes.
Food assistance organizations and farmers are changing the expectations of “emergency food” to provide the types of food people need most. And Public Health Seattle & King County is helping fund those connections.
September 12, 2022.Reading time 6 minutes.
School-age kids are using vaping devices at an alarming rate. Here parents and schools can find useful tips to help kids stay away from vaping.
June 21, 2022.Reading time 10 minutes.
In this spotlight, we are excited to introduce you to three markets we partner with that take their programs to the next level in how they provide their communities with access to local, fresh, affordable, and culturally relevant produce.