Greater Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network (SCAN) resumes COVID-19 testing

SCAN is re-launching on Wednesday, June 10th, while upholding the spirit of #ShutDownSTEM. The study’s researchers move forward with their work, including outreach to underserved communities, and recognize the disproportionate impact that COVID-19 is having on Black communities and other people of color, with devastating consequence. Black Lives Matter. The team stands with those across […]

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Coming together and still staying apart: Preventing an increase in COVID-19 as reopening begins

King County was approved for a modified Phase 1 of the Governor’s Safe Start plan. It allows for limited openings of recreational, social and business activity, provided that everyone adheres to the state’s public health guidance. As people come together more, it is more important than ever to maintain the safety principles that led to our success against the outbreak.

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Safe Start for King County – working to gradually reopen the local economy

On Wednesday June 3rd, King County submitted a plan to the Washington State Department of Health to allow for limited openings of recreational, social and business activities in a modified Phase 1 of the Governor Jay Inslee’s Safe Start reopening plan. Learn more about the plan for gradual re-opening in King County.

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What You Need to Know about King County’s Health Directive on Face Coverings

A new Health Officer directive strongly urges people in King County to wear face coverings in public places, both indoors in places such as grocery stores and businesses, and also outdoors when it’s difficult to maintain six feet apart from others. While face coverings do not replace proper hygiene or social distancing as protection measures, […]

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Community is our anchor during COVID-19

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.

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New Public Health Recommendations to Slow the Spread of Coronavirus

Information on coronavirus is rapidly changing. For the most up-to-date information, please visit kingcounty.gov/covid Public Health – Seattle & King County is taking proactive steps to protect the health of our community by making recommendations that are meant to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community and reduce the number of […]

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