March 15, 2021.Reading time 10 minutes.
It’s been one full year since Governor Jay Inslee announced the closure of school buildings across the Puget Sound region, including all schools in King County. What we thought might last a few weeks quickly turned into months, and now, for many, over a year.
March 12, 2021.Reading time less than 1 minute.
On March 12th, Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin provided updates on trends in COVID-19 cases and shared information on COVID vaccination efforts.
February 23, 2021.Reading time 4 minutes.
A variant strain of the coronavirus that was first identified in South Africa has been detected in King County. The B.1.351 variant was identified through genomic sequencing at the UW Medicine Virology Laboratory on Feb. 22, 2021, from a test sample originating in King County.
January 22, 2021.Reading time less than 1 minute.
On January 22, Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin provided updates on trends in COVID-19 cases and outbreaks and shared information on COVID vaccination efforts.
December 16, 2020.Reading time 5 minutes.
The place where workers go to relax on the job can be a high-risk location for transmission of the coronavirus. Employers can take important steps to keep workers safe during breaks.
December 4, 2020.Reading time 12 minutes.
The holiday season has arrived as COVID-19 continues to spread throughout our communities. Two major ways to help protect our communities is by limiting our travel and testing for the coronavirus.