A tour of Public Health in action: LIVE from Public Health Week

What are the many ways Public Health touches your life? For Public Health Week,  we took to the streets to learn how public health professionals are working to promote health across King County. From restaurant inspectors to school-based health providers to STD experts, our staff went live on Facebook to show us how they get […]

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Syphilis rising: Public Health recommends more syphilis testing

Syphilis bacteria under microscope

Public Health has documented a significant increase in syphilis cases in King County. We sat down with Dr. Lindley Barbee, the Medical Director of the Public Health – Seattle & King County STD Clinic to understand the latest figures and how to prevent the spread of this disease. The HIV/STD program has documented an increase […]

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AIDS PREVENTION PROJECT: An oral history and online archive

You may be surprised to know that King County has a team of archivists who make sure important county work is preserved for posterity. The latest Archives exhibit covers Public Health’s response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and how this approach became a model for other health departments and future disease outbreaks. We sat down with […]

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