September 7, 2022.Reading time 2 minutes.
King County Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin held a media briefing on September 6, 2022, to share information and take questions about the new COVID-19 booster, as well as the local monkeypox outbreak.
July 15, 2022.Reading time 2 minutes.
On July 14, 2022, Public Health – Seattle & King County’s Health Officer, Dr. Jeff Duchin was joined by Dr. Janna Friedly of UW Medicine’s Post-COVID Rehabilitation and Recovery Clinic to discuss long-COVID, including impacts and resources. Dr. Duchin also provided an update on current COVID-19 trends. A transcript of the briefing is now available, […]
December 18, 2021.Reading time 2 minutes.
View the full video of the 12/17 media briefing with public health experts urging the public to prepare for a rapid surge in COVID-19 omicron cases.
November 5, 2021.Reading time 2 minutes.
Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin held a press briefing on November 4, including taking questions from reporters and community members. Dr. Duchin provided the latest information on COVID-19 vaccination for kids ages 5-11 and the latest on COVID-19 transmission and hospitalizations in King County.
October 8, 2021.Reading time 1 minute.
Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin held a press briefing on October 8, including taking questions from r
August 6, 2021.Reading time 2 minutes.
This virus is significantly nastier than previous COVID-19 viruses, and it’s challenging us in new ways. The bottom line: vaccines offer excellent protection against hospitalization and death from Delta. But if you aren’t vaccinated, you are more likely to be infected, hospitalized or die from COVID-19.