May 15, 2020.Reading time 5 minutes.
Summary: The directive to wear face coverings while in public goes into effect May 18 to help slow the spread of COVID-19. King County asks people to be mindful that it is not recommended for all community members to wear a face covering – including some people with disabilities. Story: The King County directive requiring […]
April 5, 2020.Reading time 4 minutes.
Summary: Public Health – Seattle & King County reminds our community to respond to the need for blood donations. Public Health reported 269 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the official case count in King County to 3167. In addition, 8 new deaths are reported, bringing the total of COVID-19 deaths in King County to […]
March 23, 2020.Reading time 5 minutes.
By Mary Snodgrass, Older Adult Task Force The risk for COVID-19 rises with age. Adults age 60 years and over are at highest risk for severe illness with COVID-19 illness, and the older you are, the more you are at risk. While much attention has focused on those living in nursing homes, many older adults […]
March 7, 2020.Reading time 6 minutes.
Summary Public Health – Seattle & King County urges King County residents to follow guidance to reduce the risk of COVID-19 in our community. Commercial testing is also becoming more available from healthcare providers. Public Health is reporting 13 new cases today. The official case count is 71. Story About testing for COVID-19 Not everybody […]