Talking with teens about fentanyl

With the first months of school now behind us and young people more used to re-engaging with their peers, it’s a good time to have an open and honest conversation with our kids about fentanyl. 

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Do I need to get tested? Tips for travelers this holiday season

A family with two school-aged children walk through airport with suitcases. They are holding hands and wearing facemasks and appear excited to travel.

With the holidays fast approaching, and COVID-19 still present in our communities, many are wondering how to safely plan for events and travel, especially when people of all ages—and vaccination statuses—plan to gather in one household. As you make plans for the holiday season, follow these CDC guidelines for testing and safer ways to celebrate.

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Ask Miss Rona: COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots

Miss Rona is a Q&A series started on Public Health’s Instagram to respond to community questions related to different topic areas of COVID-19. For this edition of Miss Rona, we answered your questions about COVID-19 booster vaccines.

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Vaccine Verification: What to Expect (VIDEO)

Beginning October 25, people ages 12 and older will be required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test result to enter certain indoor and outdoor events and establishments in King County. Check out this short video by King County TV about what to expect.

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