King County following new CDC quarantine guidelines

Public Health—Seattle & King County plans to follow the new CDC quarantine guidance for contacts of COVID-19 cases. A 14-day quarantine remains recommended as the safest option to prevent COVID-19 transmission for those who can do it. But now two other options will be available for people who do NOT develop symptoms.

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gratitude

This is a most unusual Thanksgiving. But in spite of the pandemic that has turned our lives upside down, there are many reasons to be thankful.

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VIDEO: As hospitalizations increase, an update from Dr. Jeff Duchin & Matias Valenzuela

As cases skyrocket and hospitalizations increase, Dr. Jeff Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County and Matias Valenzuela, Equity Director for Public Health, shared updates on COVID-19 spread, reviewed what the public needs to do to turn this trend around, and discussed new data that shows where people most frequently report […]

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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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