March 30, 2016.Reading time 3 minutes.
Patty Hayes, Director of Public Health – Seattle & King County, will share her passion for public health during a live Q & A session via Periscope, a live-streaming video app, as part of Public Health Week (April 4-8). Tune-in on Tuesday, April 5 from 12:00 – 12:30 pm! The Periscope app will allow you to ask questions […]
June 10, 2015.Reading time 6 minutes.
On Friday, June 3, King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced they appointed Patty Hayes Director of Public Health. Director Hayes appointed Dr. Jeffrey Duchin to the position of Health Officer. This two-person “dyad” leadership model, with a director and a health officer, is a shift for our department. We asked […]
May 7, 2015.Reading time 3 minutes.
Public Health’s Director Patty Hayes wears many hats, but she’ll be the first to tell you she’s a nurse first. Patty finished nursing school in 1976 and completed a Master’s degree in psychosocial nursing (with a specialty in stress management) in 1980. From there, she started out making home visits in King County, where she worked […]
May 1, 2015.Reading time 2 minutes.
On April 30, WithinReach honored Patty Hayes, Public Health’s Interim Director, with the Cynthia F. Shurtleff Leadership Award. Since 1996, this award has been presented each year to an individual who has shown extraordinary leadership, innovation and dedication to the health and well-being of women, children, and families in Washington State. It is easy to understand […]