New analysis of COVID-19-associated deaths in King County

Deaths due to COVID-19 illness in King County have slowed dramatically since the early peak of the outbreak in April. However, COVID-19 still ranks overall as the 6th leading cause of deaths in 2020 in King County. These are among the findings in a new report from Public Health—Seattle & King County, “Summary Report on […]

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Two new COVID-19 testing sites to open in South King County

New testing sites in Renton and Auburn will bring additional free COVID-testing to south King County, where communities have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. A new site in Auburn opens Sept. 1, and a new site will open in Renton on Sept. 8.

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Queer in Quarantine: Connecting to online queer communities

Guest blog by Mars, SOAR Social Media Ambassador For as long as I can remember, gender dysphoria has always been a part of my life. I felt it when I was five and my grandma bought me a set of princess dresses. When I turned nine, I was an early bloomer and my first moon […]

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VIDEO: August 24, 2020 update on COVID-19 in King County with Dr. Jeff Duchin

Watch the recording of the August 21, 2020 media briefing with Dr. Jeff Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County. Dr. Duchin spoke with reporters and answered questions about the latest status of COVID-19 spread in King County. The briefing addressed the latest trends in cases, the role social gatherings are […]

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