A Very COVID Holiday

Woman thinking about a holiday meal, with relatives spaced six feet apart and the window open. She wonders if it's too cold for open windows.

Deciding what to do for holidays isn’t easy this year. This comic strip explores one woman’s dilemmas as she considers what to do for Thanksgiving as COVID cases rise in King County.

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Staying connected while staying at home: Tips for older adults

Are you an older adult or do you have older adults in your life that you love? Protecting ourselves and those we love by staying apart is hard. Here are few ways that older adults can stay safe and healthy while still connecting with friends and family!

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Pandemic in Seattle: A comic strip about 1918 and now

How is today’s COVID-19 pandemic in Seattle similar–and different–than what happened during the 1918 influenza pandemic? We explore how public health measures made a difference then, and what that means now, through a comic strip.

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The Public Health Notebook: 2019 in Snapshots

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 […]

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The Public Health Notebook: Snapshots from November

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. […]

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The Public Health Notebook: Snapshots from October 2019

The Public Health Insider has more information on how new WIC cards make a better experience for clients, and also on how to recognize the signs of overdose and where deadly fentanyl has been found. With health insurance enrollment beginning, you’ll find lots of information on our website about  enrollment events where you can get […]

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