Monkeypox update: Local transmission of the virus in King County likely

A recent case of monkeypox was identified in a King County resident that did not report recent travel, suggesting that the virus was transmitted locally. Anyone who has symptoms of monkeypox or has been in close contact with someone with monkeypox should be evaluated by a healthcare provider.

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How childcare and early learning programs are taking simple steps to improve indoor air quality: A closer look at how it works

Improving indoor air quality is one of the most important and long-lasting approaches to reducing the spread of COVID-19. With the emergence of lower-cost options that can make a difference, Public Health has been working alongside child care providers to reduce the virus’ spread and to promote other health benefits by improving indoor air quality.

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