What Exactly Is A Close Contact?

Federal health authorities have updated their definition of “close contact,” which will lead to some changes in Public Health procedures and how we think about the risk of exposure to COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Cases are rising in king county – what does that mean for schools?

Cases of COVID-19 are on the rise again in King County, after two months of decline. As we move into the school year and into fall, a time when COVID-19 spreads more readily, it’s time to renew our commitment to fighting the spread of the virus in our community, for everyone’s sake. It’s more important […]

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Update on COVID-19 outbreak in Greek system at University of Washington

UPDATE: October 15, 2020 — Public Health – Seattle & King County has learned of more COVID-19 cases associated with the UW Greek system outbreak. We identified an additional 28 cases linked to the outbreak retrospectively, based on membership lists recently provided by the fraternity and sorority organizations. These cases do not represent a fresh […]

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Two more new COVID-19 testing sites in south King County

Residents of south King County will have two more options for convenient, free COVID-19 testing in the coming days. New sites in Tukwila and Federal Way will expand efforts to control the spread of COVID-19 in a disproportionately affected region of King County. These sites are open to anyone, regardless of insurance.

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