December 31, 2019.Reading time 1 minute.
At the close of the year, we look back with pride on just a fraction of the activities in our health department in 2019. Thank you to all of our dedicated staff. We wish we could have included everything you do to make King County a healthier place! Wishing everyone a warm, healthy and happy […]
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. […]
May 25, 2019.Reading time 10 minutes.
New measles cases have been identified in King County, WA. Most people are protected through immunization, but anyone who has not been vaccinated or not had the measles may be at risk if they were in a location of potential measles exposure.
May 21, 2019.Reading time 8 minutes.
Measles cases in King County increased to four for the month of May, with a total of seven recent cases in Washingtonians.
May 15, 2019.Reading time 10 minutes.
Four new cases of measles have been identified in Washington, and two of those cases are in King County. Check the list of public exposures if you don’t have immunity to measles.
March 22, 2019.Reading time 7 minutes.
Even though the plum trees are blossoming and the heavy coats are disappearing, flu season is in full swing. And this year, hospitals are reporting a big uptick in the number of flu cases so far in March. We talked with Dr. Jeff Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County, to […]