February 6, 2020.Reading time 3 minutes.
Seattle/King County Clinic brings together healthcare organizations, civic agencies, non-profits, private businesses and volunteers from across the State of Washington to produce a giant free health clinic at Seattle Center. The four-day volunteer-driven clinic provides free dental, vision and medical care to anyone in the region who struggles to access and/or afford healthcare. We’re proud to […]
October 30, 2019.Reading time 5 minutes.
The numbers tell a good story, when it comes to health insurance. And … the numbers also show us how we can help make things better this fall. In King County, the number of people without health insurance has plummeted by 55 percent, thanks to the Affordable Care Act and the County’s persistent efforts to […]
January 25, 2019.Reading time 3 minutes.
Public Health – Seattle & King County is proud to be one of over 100 organizations that participated in the 2018 Seattle/King County Clinic. Over four days in September, more than 3,500 people received free medical, dental, and vision care there, waiting in line for long hours, even overnight, at KeyArena. For the third year, […]
January 18, 2018.Reading time 6 minutes.
This past October, I was part of a team of cartoonists who joined the volunteer force at the 2017 Seattle/King County Clinic to share the stories of the patients who seek the free medical, dental, and vision care at this giant pop-up clinic. We talked to patients as they waited–endlessly waited–for care to learn what […]