September marks National Recovery Month: How to support friends and family in recovery

September marks National Recovery Month, a time to acknowledge the gains made by those in recovery who have faced challenges from mental health or substance use disorders. Many of us have faced these challenges ourselves or know a close friend or family member who has. This year poses even more challenges, from COVID-19 to wildfire […]

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Public Health calls for community safety as fentanyl-involved deaths rise

Public Health – Seattle & King County reminds our community that pills purchased off the street or online without a prescription likely contains illicit fentanyl—the drug that can lead to overdose and death. In just the past two weeks, the King County Medical Examiner’s Office identified 14 people whose lives were lost to drug overdose involving fentanyl.

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Public Health confirms four new COVID-19 cases, including one death, bringing total cases in King County to ten

Public Health – Seattle & King County announced on Sunday afternoon four additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 in King County residents, including one death, bringing the total of confirmed cases to ten. King County Executive’s Office will join local and state public health officials on Monday to discuss the latest cases and the King County response to this outbreak.

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