Results from new model show necessity of robust contact tracing and other measures to prevent resurgence in epidemic

A comprehensive program of increased testing, isolation of infected people, and contact tracing with quarantine of home and work contacts could prevent growth in the epidemic as King County gradually re-opens, according to a new modeling report by the Institute for Disease Modeling (IDM). The report also found that there was little room to increase […]

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Need support so you can isolate or quarantine? We’re here to help.

When someone has symptoms of COVID-19, they need to stay away from others by isolating themselves, even from people who live with them. That’s not always possible for those who live with many family members or with young children, or if their home isn’t set up so that the person who is sick can have […]

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Media release: New analysis shows pronounced racial inequities among COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths

Summary:   Updated data shows that in King County, COVID-19 is disproportionally impacting communities of color. There is more to do collectively to support all communities with access to testing, information and social supports to address inequities in health outcomes. Story:   Public Health – Seattle & King County is releasing updated data on COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths […]

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