Video: Update from King County Health Officer on the impacts of the Omicron surge

Introductory slide for Dr. Duchin's media briefing

King County Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin held a public briefing on Jan. 7, 2022, answering questions from the news media and members of the community. Dr. Duchin provided a picture of where we are in the current Omicron-driven surge and shared guidance on how to lower your risk during this challenging period: Limiting large […]

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Confirm your vaccination: A new requirement for many activities in King County

Close up of a woman holding up a COVID-19 Vaccination Record card. The person is masked and standing outside.

Preventable COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are at extremely high levels in King County, and deaths are increasing. A new Public Health—Seattle & King County (Public Health) policy, announced on September 16, 2021, will create an additional layer of protection from COVID-19. Public Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin has issued a Health Order that will require […]

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