Protecting unvaccinated children as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted

Washington state is about to reopen with 70% of people 16 and older initiating the vaccine series. For families and caregivers with children under the age of 12 who are not yet eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, re-opening may cause concern and raise a lot of questions on how best to protect our kids who are still at risk of getting COVID-19.

Here are ways you can continue to keep children under the age of 12 safe. 

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Ask Miss Rona: Pregnancy, Fertility & Breast/Chestfeeding

Ask Miss Rona

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 week’s Miss Rona, we had two experts from Public Health answering your questions related to all things reproductive health.

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Supporting survivors of domestic violence during COVID-19

Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen a substantial rise in the incidence of domestic violence in King County. Social distancing and other efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 over the last year have escalated the risk of violence for survivors through more time spent at home, increased levels of household stress, and compromised access to advocacy and direct support systems.

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