December 3, 2019.Reading time less than 1 minute.
As we head into the final month of 2019 (!), our monthly comic strip highlights just a few of the issues and happenings from our public health world in the last month. Read more on our blog about our world-class Medic One program, open enrollment for health insurance, and E. coli connected to romaine lettuce. […]
October 23, 2018.Reading time 2 minutes.
Public Health – Seattle & King County, like the American Medical Association and other medical professional associations, supports the equal rights, privileges and freedom of all individuals and opposes discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, religion, disability, ethnic origin, national origin or age.
May 9, 2018.Reading time 4 minutes.
When nurses come to work at Public Health – Seattle & King County (PHSKC), they come with a purpose. “The nurses who choose public health as their practice are strongly rooted in service. They want to be of service to those who are vulnerable,” says Amy Curtis, a Registered Nurse who leads recruiting efforts for […]
April 6, 2018.Reading time 2 minutes.
What are the many ways Public Health touches your life? For Public Health Week, we took to the streets to learn how public health professionals are working to promote health across King County. From restaurant inspectors to school-based health providers to STD experts, our staff went live on Facebook to show us how they get […]
August 11, 2017.Reading time 4 minutes.
How do you inspire youth to make a difference in their community through public service? Ngozi Oleru, Director of the Environmental Health Services Division (EHS), and Greg Wilson, an EHS Project Manager, addressed this question by exposing diverse students within target communities to new possible career paths and helping to empower new leaders in public […]
June 16, 2017.Reading time 4 minutes.
This piece was originally posted on the Best Starts for Kids blog.