December 5, 2022.Reading time 4 minutes.
As we get ready for our third winter holiday season with COVID-19, we’re tired of hearing about the pandemic. We would much rather focus on the truly important things in our lives—gathering with loved ones, taking time to relax and recharge, and thinking about all the things we want to make happen in the new year.
But getting sick can put a stop to those plans, and gathering indoors during the cold winter months helps COVID-19—along with RSV and flu—to spread more easily. COVID-19 continues to spread and evolve across King County and in the world around us. And if you or a loved one is over age 50, the chance of having severe disease and needing to visit the hospital is much higher.
November 3, 2022.Reading time 10 minutes.
Ask Miss Rona is a Q&A series on Public Health’s Instagram account to respond to community questions related to different topic areas of COVID-19. Questions about COVID-19 vaccines for babies and young children were submitted last week by King County residents and answered by subject matter experts at Public Health – Seattle & King County.
June 29, 2022.Reading time 9 minutes.
It’s normal and natural to have questions about the COVID vaccine, especially when it comes to your kids’ health. Here are answers to a few of the most common questions we’ve been hearing.
November 16, 2021.Reading time 6 minutes.
Miss Rona is a Q&A series started on Public Health’s Instagram to respond to community questions related to different topic areas of COVID-19. For this edition of Miss Rona, we answered your questions about Kids COVID-19 vaccines.
November 5, 2021.Reading time 2 minutes.
Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin held a press briefing on November 4, including taking questions from reporters and community members. Dr. Duchin provided the latest information on COVID-19 vaccination for kids ages 5-11 and the latest on COVID-19 transmission and hospitalizations in King County.
November 1, 2021.Reading time 10 minutes.
Families want to know more about the vaccine for children, and of course, kids have their own questions. We sat down with Dr. Mark Del Beccaro, a pediatrician and Public Health’s Strategic Lead for COVID-19 vaccination, to help answer some of the questions from local kids and families.