June 23, 2022.Reading time 5 minutes.
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.
June 3, 2022.Reading time 14 minutes.
A few easy tips can help prevent the spread of COVID indoors and protect your family from spring allergies and wildfire smoke.
April 15, 2022.Reading time 14 minutes.
At this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic, parents are faced with uncertainty, and a ton of tricky questions. King County Public Health answered.
July 16, 2021.Reading time 7 minutes.
Welcome to the Public Health Crafter’s Corner: Wildfire Smoke Edition! Learn how to make an air filter with a box fan, air filter, and bungee cord. These DIY filter fans can quickly clean the air in your home or work space!
June 17, 2021.Reading time 11 minutes.
Wildfire activity and weather patterns vary from year to year, making it a challenge to predict the likelihood of experiencing wildfire smoke events in any given year. However, for three of the past four years, wildfire smoke in our region has exposed people to unhealthy levels of particulate air pollution for prolonged periods of time. That is why Public Health is encouraging all residents to prepare now and be Smoke Ready.
September 8, 2020.Reading time 6 minutes.
Wildfire smoke has returned to Western Washington. When air quality is at unhealthy levels, stay inside and avoid outdoor activity as much as possible. We’ve got tips for keeping indoor clean.