Queer in Quarantine: Connecting to online queer communities

Guest blog by Mars, SOAR Social Media Ambassador For as long as I can remember, gender dysphoria has always been a part of my life. I felt it when I was five and my grandma bought me a set of princess dresses. When I turned nine, I was an early bloomer and my first moon […]

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VIDEO: August 24, 2020 update on COVID-19 in King County with Dr. Jeff Duchin

Watch the recording of the August 21, 2020 media briefing with Dr. Jeff Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County. Dr. Duchin spoke with reporters and answered questions about the latest status of COVID-19 spread in King County. The briefing addressed the latest trends in cases, the role social gatherings are […]

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New report indicates increased food needs in King County

Food insecurity happens when households don’t have access to enough food. A new Public Health report shows a spike that started this spring in King County households not having enough food to eat. While the situation does not appear to be improving, there are new policies in place focused on increasing access to food, including a new local funding opportunity due on Tuesday, August 25th.

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A famed Seattle restaurant seeks a recipe for survival

Edouardo Jordan is the winner of a prestigious James Beard award and owner of two of Seattle’s most celebrated restaurants. But fame and glory can’t immunize his business from COVID-19. Every restaurant, from the most humble burger shack to the fanciest fine dining establishment, is vulnerable to economic fallout from the virus.

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Ride Away Your Stress, Safely and Affordably!

During times of high stress, riding a bicycle is a great way to improve your physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. Here are some resources and information to help everyone in King County have a safe and stress-free bike ride this summer.

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