Where is COVID-19 transmitted in King County? Report shows most common exposure settings are homes, workplaces, community and social gatherings

A new report on outbreaks and exposure settings from Public Health—Seattle & King County describes settings where people may have become infected and finds the most common reported sources of potential exposure in recent weeks are in households, in a variety of community or social activities and gatherings, and in workplaces.

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VIDEO: as COVID cases skyrocket, an update from Dr. Jeff Duchin

As cases skyrocket and hospitalizations increase, Dr. Jeff Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County, shared updates on COVID-19 and what the public needs to do to turn the outbreak around. The upcoming holiday season greatly adds to the risk, and to the importance of taking action now. If people travel, […]

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This Thanksgiving Requires A New Approach – And Extra Caution

COVID-19 cases are skyrocketing in King County, Washington State and nationwide. More and more frequently, the virus is spreading within small groups and households. It’s moving from friend to friend, from family member to family member. If they weren’t already adjusting their holiday plans, people across the state must rethink them now.

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Washington State Tobacco Quitline Celebrates 20 Years

For 20 years, the Washington State Quitline has helped people quit tobacco products by providing free and confidential counseling to callers. Tobacco remains a leading preventable cause of disease and death in Washington and the United States. With personal call and text support, the Quitline uses tested techniques to help people live tobacco-free.

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