For years, Indigenous communities have been sounding the alarm about missing and murdered Indigenous women and people in their communities. It results from harmful responses and policies at multiple government levels that ignore Indigenous people’s lived experiences across the U.S. and Washington state.Read More
We are excited to share a simplified, more intuitive, and mobile-friendly redesign of our COVID-19 data dashboards.Read More
Public Health – Seattle & King County created a social and economic risk index in 2020 to help leaders and managers direct resources and prevention efforts to communities with the greatest COVID-19 inequities. Now, that data is available to the public through a new data dashboard and a report with analysis and key takeaways.
The data shows how multiple interconnected structural and systemic factors are associated with COVID-19 disease rates across King County neighborhoods over the course of the pandemic.Read More
Just before the COVID-19 pandemic began, King County communities showed both promising health improvements, as well as new areas for concern. A new Community Health Needs Assessment report produced by The King County Hospitals for a Healthier Community in partnership with Public Health – Seattle & King County provides insight into health and social issues affecting local communities just before the pandemic. It also describes some key impacts of COVID-19.Read More
Public Health has a recently enhanced vaccine data dashboard that shows which populations have received the vaccine so far. The data helps shape Public Health strategies to center equity in how we focus our limited resources. The dashboard also gives the public access to information to hold us accountable to equity principles.Read More
Updated data on COVID-19 outbreak settings is now available on Public Health’s COVID-19 webpage. It provides a snapshot of the number of outbreaks that Public Health has identified across various settings such as worksites, long term care facilities and schools.Read More