May 16, 2023.Reading time 10 minutes.
Con Confianza y En Comunidad celebrates their 3rd year anniversary: Learn more about how the Latinx Community Response Team responded to the COVID-19 pandemic and how they’ve evolved to serve the needs of Latinos throughout King County.
October 12, 2022.Reading time 5 minutes.
Seattle/King County Clinic returns to Seattle Center for a seventh year Oct. 20-23 with free eye exams and prescription eyeglasses for those who struggle to access or afford eye care.
July 18, 2022.Reading time 7 minutes.
Ask Miss Rona is a Q&A series on Public Health’s Instagram account to respond to community questions related to different topic areas of COVID-19. Questions about COVID-19 vaccines for babies and young children were submitted last week by King County residents and answered by subject matter experts at Public Health – Seattle & King County.
October 11, 2021.Reading time 3 minutes.
This Indigenous Peoples’ Day we gratefully recognize and honor the Suquamish, Duwamish, Nisqually, Snoqualmie, Muckleshoot (Ilalkoamish, Stuckamish, and Skopamish), and other Coast Salish Peoples’, on whose ancestral homelands we live, work, and gather today. In the city, whose very name comes from the Suquamish and Duwamish Leader, Chief Seattle, we know that we could not call this land home without the stewardship of Coast Salish Peoples’.
June 15, 2021.Reading time 3 minutes.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends all people riding a bike should wear helmets so they can have a safer brain and stronger future. The good news is that affordable bike helmets are available for King County residents.
June 3, 2021.Reading time 6 minutes.
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.