December 22, 2021.Reading time 7 minutes.
ERs and ICUs are nearly full. Please help keep lifesaving care available for those who need it most. Care for cough, fever, sore throat, chills, and other milder symptoms at home—whether it’s COVID-19, flu, or the common cold. Get vaccinated and boosted. Learn how to recognize when to seek medical care, and when to stay home.
March 14, 2020.Reading time 9 minutes.
How do we get on with living when life is so altered? Our best answer is that we’ll get through this outbreak by building community and making sacrifices out of love. What does that look like? It means preserving the healthcare system for those who need it most, social distancing but not social isolation, and supporting one another.
October 22, 2018.Reading time 6 minutes.
In a first-of-its-kind effort, King County hospitals reached out to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer or questioning (LGBTQ) youth and young adults to learn about their experiences with healthcare. King County Hospitals for a Healthier Community, which is a collaborative of 11 hospitals and health systems, joined with Public Health – Seattle & King […]
October 3, 2018.Reading time 5 minutes.
A new report by a collaborative of 11 hospitals and health systems, in partnership with Public Health – Seattle & King County, provides insight into some of the most relevant health issues impacting our local communities.
March 6, 2017.Reading time 7 minutes.
Armed with pen and paper, a dozen artists roamed the floor of the Seattle/King County Clinic, a four-day pop-up clinic at the Seattle Center’s Key Arena that provided free medical, dental, and vision care to nearly 4,500 people last October. These were some of the most respected comics artists in the Pacific Northwest, and they were […]
August 10, 2016.Reading time 6 minutes.
By Noel Rees, Healthcare for the Homeless Network’s Community Planning and Partnerships Manager Imagine you’re a physician or nurse helping someone with a medical problem, only to learn that your patient is living in a tent. That’s one real-life example from the Public Health clinic at Navos, where Nurse Practitioner Meredith Kriebel recently cared for […]