December 28, 2022.Reading time 11 minutes.
A new program underway in King County is aimed at early identification of a multi-drug resistant fungus called Candida auris or C. auris. The goal of the program is to mitigate the spread of these organisms in healthcare settings including those that serve the most vulnerable.
July 17, 2017.Reading time 5 minutes.
If you’ve followed the Public Health Insider, you know that we’ve seen a surge of communicable disease outbreaks in places like schools, health care facilities, jails and restaurants. And those are just the most visible ones. As the local health department, it’s our mission and legal responsibility to track down and stop over 50 communicable diseases in […]