August 6, 2021.Reading time 5 minutes.
The Delta variant is the latest example of how adaptable viruses can be. It’s a faster, more efficient version of the original virus that causes COVID-19. It’s the same virus, only better at infecting people.
April 14, 2021.Reading time 7 minutes.
Starting April 15, all people in Washington age 16 and older are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination. However, limited vaccine supply continues to be our number one challenge to vaccinating everyone who is eligible and who wants to be vaccinated.
March 26, 2021.Reading time 1 minute.
On March 26th, Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin discussed recent increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in King County:
February 18, 2021.Reading time 8 minutes.
King County’s Marshallese community has every reason to be skeptical of health advice from the federal government. As a community health worker, Jiji Jally is working hard to encourage her fellow Marshallese and other Pacific Islanders to get it.
January 8, 2021.Reading time 4 minutes.
King County has allocated $7 million towards community vaccination efforts. This funding will support new high volume drive-up and walk-up vaccination sites, as well as mobile teams, that are essential to ensure fast and equitable access.
November 26, 2020.Reading time 2 minutes.
This is a most unusual Thanksgiving. But in spite of the pandemic that has turned our lives upside down, there are many reasons to be thankful.