Stopping Racism Fueled by COVID-19 Fear

Many of us have read and seen the stories of Asian Americans being harassed and berated on the streets, in parks, and on public transit. Unfortunately, our Asian- American community is now a major target in the reawakening of anti-Chinese rhetoric, affecting the elderly and the young. In this post, we offer some resources and practical tips on how to stop racism fueled by COVID-19 fear.

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Update for March 20, 2020: Additional testing capacity, adjustments at King County jails, and other COVID-19 updates

Summary: Additional testing capacity for COVID-19 is arriving, but capacity is still constrained, and King County correctional facilities are taking steps to increase social distancing. Public Health announced 100 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the official case count in King County to 793. In addition, seven new deaths are reported, bringing the total of […]

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Public Health – Seattle & King County COVID-19 update for March 19, 2020

Summary: Public Health announced 131 new cases today, bringing the official case count in King County to 693. In addition, four new deaths are reported, bringing the total of confirmed deaths in King County to 60. Story: Case updates Public Health – Seattle & King County is reporting the following confirmed cases and deaths due […]

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New Public Health Recommendations to Slow the Spread of Coronavirus

Information on coronavirus is rapidly changing. For the most up-to-date information, please visit kingcounty.gov/covid Public Health – Seattle & King County is taking proactive steps to protect the health of our community by making recommendations that are meant to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community and reduce the number of […]

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Public Health confirms four new COVID-19 cases, including one death, bringing total cases in King County to ten

Public Health – Seattle & King County announced on Sunday afternoon four additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 in King County residents, including one death, bringing the total of confirmed cases to ten. King County Executive’s Office will join local and state public health officials on Monday to discuss the latest cases and the King County response to this outbreak.

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