Public Health Reserve Corps in Action: Scenes from the Seattle/King County Clinic

November is a month for gratitude, and so we’re expressing our appreciation for the members of the Public Health Reserve Corps! They generously give their time to help our community at events like the recent Seattle/King County Clinic, a giant free clinic held for four days in September. And they stand ready to volunteer if […]

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Thankful for the Public Health Reserve Corps volunteers!

In this season of gratitude, we’re recognizing our wonderful Public Health Reserve Corps! PHRC volunteers, nearly 1000 strong,  provide healthcare services every week at food banks, homeless shelters, and drop-in centers and they stand ready to support our department in the event of a disaster or emergency. Over 350 PHRC members volunteered alongside current and […]

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Thankful!

Thank you to all of our staff and Public Health Reserve Corps (PHRC) volunteers who staffed the Seattle/King County Clinic at the end of October! With your help, the SKC Clinic provided free medical, dental, and vision services to nearly 4,500 patients in four days! And our immunizations staff provided free flu and Tdap vaccinations […]

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How I spent National Public Health Week

By Patty Hayes, Director at Public Health – Seattle & King County Last week we celebrated National Public Health Week, my favorite time of year. As the director of the department, I am steeped in public health on a daily basis, but I am always ready to learn more. I met with different staff – […]

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