FLASH sex education developed by King County is clinically proven to reduce teen pregnancy in national study

New published research demonstrates what King County families and public health experts have long observed – that the FLASH sexual health curriculum plays a key role in preventing unintended pregnancy among teens. The research also shows FLASH is well-liked by students. The FLASH curriculum is widely-used and was developed by Public Health – Seattle & King County. It has been revised and updated to remain a cutting-edge program.

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Health insurance feels more important than ever, and Public Health Navigators can help

King County’s health insurance Navigators are once again offering personal help with the enrollment process through Washington Healthplanfinder — with special adaptations to protect against COVID-19. The Access & Outreach team at Public Health—Seattle & King County has designed an innovative new set of options for the Open Enrollment period that starts on Nov. 1, […]

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New analysis of COVID-19-associated deaths in King County

Deaths due to COVID-19 illness in King County have slowed dramatically since the early peak of the outbreak in April. However, COVID-19 still ranks overall as the 6th leading cause of deaths in 2020 in King County. These are among the findings in a new report from Public Health—Seattle & King County, “Summary Report on […]

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