Commemorating a difficult year for older adults & their caretakers

Over the past year, many of us have encountered milestones we never expected to experience: a first holiday season alone; an entire school semester online; nearly a year without hugging friends or family. This week marks another sad COVID-19 milestone – the one-year anniversary of the first confirmed death from COVID-19 in the U.S., which happened here in King County.

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One year of the pandemic: Recognizing our staff, partners and volunteers

A full year with COVID-19 in King County has brought tremendous pain and tremendous change. For Public Health – Seattle & King County employees, along with our volunteers and partner organizations, it’s also highlighted how critically important our work can be for the community.

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SCHOOLS PREPARING FOR A MEASURED RETURN TO IN-PERSON LEARNING

King County’s K-12 schools are back in session. For most students, the 2020-2021 school year is starting remotely and Zoom is the new classroom. At Public Health – Seattle & King County (PHSKC), we are supporting schools and communities across the county as they prepare for in-school learning.

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