August 4, 2020.Reading time 15 minutes.
The SCAN study has tested 5,610 individuals for the virus that causes COVID-19 between its re-launch on June 10th and July 28th, returning 79 positive test results. Since the program first began testing on March 23rd, SCAN has tested a total of 17,957 individuals, identifying a total of 180 positive cases across King County. SCAN […]
June 10, 2020.Reading time 22 minutes.
SCAN is re-launching on Wednesday, June 10th, while upholding the spirit of #ShutDownSTEM. The study’s researchers move forward with their work, including outreach to underserved communities, and recognize the disproportionate impact that COVID-19 is having on Black communities and other people of color, with devastating consequence. Black Lives Matter. The team stands with those across […]
May 8, 2020.Reading time 6 minutes.
After dropping throughout March and into the first part of April, the transmission rate of COVID-19 is no longer falling and may be rising again in Western Washington, according to the latest report from Bellevue-based Institute for Disease Modeling (IDM). The report also included an analysis of the rate of transmission in the eastern half […]
May 1, 2020.Reading time 9 minutes.
The number of COVID-19 infections in King County has been on the decline since the end of March, according to two recent reports from the Bellevue-based Institute for Disease Modeling (IDM) and the Greater Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network (SCAN), a disease surveillance initiative in partnership with Public Health – Seattle & King County. The reports […]
April 24, 2020.Reading time 5 minutes.
The social distancing measures observed in King County have reduced transmission of COVID-19 to the point where cases are expected to slowly decline or plateau at current levels.
April 17, 2020.Reading time 11 minutes.
On March 23, Public Health — Seattle & King County and the team behind the Seattle Flu Study launched the greater Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network—or SCAN for short. Thanks to the participation of volunteers across the county, SCAN has already begun to identify cases that might otherwise have gone undetected. In its first 18 days, […]