FLASH sex education developed by King County is clinically proven to reduce teen pregnancy in national study

New published research demonstrates what King County families and public health experts have long observed – that the FLASH sexual health curriculum plays a key role in preventing unintended pregnancy among teens. The research also shows FLASH is well-liked by students. The FLASH curriculum is widely-used and was developed by Public Health – Seattle & King County. It has been revised and updated to remain a cutting-edge program.

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Supporting schools through a pandemic

It’s been one full year since Governor Jay Inslee announced the closure of school buildings across the Puget Sound region, including all schools in King County. What we thought might last a few weeks quickly turned into months, and now, for many, over a year.

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Eligibility is expanding. But what about the vaccine supply?

The current demand for vaccine in King County and across the country still significantly exceeds supply. In the coming week, we expect vaccine supplies to remain flat at about 100,000 doses, with half reserved for second doses. At the same time, there will be a huge number of people who will suddenly become eligible for vaccination in Washington state.

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