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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New report indicates increased food needs in King County

Food insecurity happens when households don’t have access to enough food. A new Public Health report shows a spike that started this spring in King County households not having enough food to eat. While the situation does not appear to be improving, there are new policies in place focused on increasing access to food, including a new local funding opportunity due on Tuesday, August 25th.

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Greater Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network (SCAN) Study Releases Updated Findings

The SCAN study has tested 5,610 individuals for the virus that causes COVID-19 between its re-launch on June 10th and July 28th, returning 79 positive test results. Since the program first began testing on March 23rd, SCAN has tested a total of 17,957 individuals, identifying a total of 180 positive cases across King County. SCAN […]

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