In the midst of the Omicron surge in COVID-19, King County hospitals are issuing an urgent call in the Sunday edition of the Seattle Times to limit the spread of COVID-19. The full-page ad, signed by health system and public health partners across King County, calls on the public to help reduce pressure on hospitals so they can provide essential care for those who need it.Read More
ERs and ICUs are nearly full. Please help keep lifesaving care available for those who need it most. Care for cough, fever, sore throat, chills, and other milder symptoms at home—whether it’s COVID-19, flu, or the common cold. Get vaccinated and boosted. Learn how to recognize when to seek medical care, and when to stay home.Read More
When COVID-19 hit our region last year, we saw immediately just how dangerous it could be for our clients. Rainier Valley Midwives works with pregnant people and their families to improve parent and infant health outcomes in the Seattle area.Read More
“There’s no excuse to not make a change,” shares Bereket Kiros, a community member who’s been working with King County’s Pandemic and Racism Community Advisory Group. This is his reflection of the past year.Read More
What’s the deal with Delta?
“Delta Days” is a comic by Meredith Li-Vollmer about the variant and our collective burn-out. See full comic here or at thestranger.com.
We will most likely be dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic for a while longer. So, it’s a good time to assess your mask supply. There’s a good chance it’s in need of a refresh! Here are reminders on what to look for in a high quality mask and when to consider wearing a mask like an N95 or KN95.Read More