The mask directive has been lifted now that over 70% of King County residents are fully vaccinated. But not everyone has been able to get vaccinated yet, so we need to be thoughtful towards those who still depend on others to help protect them.Read More
Public Health—Seattle & King County recommends that business owners and building operators implement strategies to improve indoor air quality. Along with wearing masks, keeping physical distance, and limiting the number of people who are indoors together, this is an important way to decrease people’s risk for COVID-19.Read More
On April 16th, in his weekly press briefing, Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin addresses the continued high COVID-19 case count in King County, as well as efforts to equitably distribute COVID-19 vaccines.Read More
On April 9th, Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin discussed recent increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in King CountyRead More
It can be hard to understand where we are with the COVID-19 pandemic recently. On one hand, it’s great that many people are getting vaccinated in our community. That’s bringing so much hope and relief as it helps reduce infections, hospitalizations and deaths.
On the other hand, not everyone is vaccinated yet, and we are hearing about increases in cases and increases in new coronavirus “variants” that are more contagious.
On April 2nd, Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin discussed recent increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in King County:Read More