COVID rates are high right now in King County. Here is what parents should know about masking and testing in schools and child care.Read More
As the indoor mask mandate lifts March 12, families will be making decisions about masks for their kids in schools and child care. Here is information to help inform those decisions.Read More
Based on our current downward hospitalization and case rates, our review of CDC’s guidance, and today’s state action, King County’s local indoor mask order will end concurrently with the state’s order–after March 11, 2022. In addition, King County will not be extending a local mask order for schools and childcares beyond the state’s order. We […]Read More
Because Omicron is so highly contagious, well-fitting and high-quality face masks are more important than ever. It’s one of the most important tools we have right now to limit the spread.Read More
King County, like much of the nation, is in the midst of a surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the highly contagious Delta variant. Therefore, Public Therefore, Public Health – Seattle & King County is issuing a Local Health Officer Order that requires face masks at any outdoor event with 500 or more people in attendance. This requirement applies to all vaccinated and unvaccinated people, 5 years of age and older.Read More
What’s the deal with Delta?
“Delta Days” is a comic by Meredith Li-Vollmer about the variant and our collective burn-out. See full comic here or at thestranger.com.