Planning for a Novel Coronavirus Outbreak: What You Can Do to Prepare at Home, at Work and in the Community

The outbreak of novel coronavirus continues to grow in China and cases have been reported from multiple other countries. Widespread transmission is still limited to China and has not been reported from other countries at this time. Fourteen cases have been reported in the US, and there is no community spread occurring anywhere in the […]

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The 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak and pandemic preparedness

As the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak continues to expand in China, and the World Health Organization has now declared a global public health emergency, it raises questions about what it means for the United States and locally here in King County. While there is not currently sustained transmission of the virus in the US, the […]

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Coronavirus, Travel and the Changing Situation

With the first reported cases of the novel coronavirus in the United States, many people have questions about the risk of catching an infectious disease from travel. A frequent global traveler poses questions to Dr. Jeff Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County.

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