Supporting schools through a pandemic

It’s been one full year since Governor Jay Inslee announced the closure of school buildings across the Puget Sound region, including all schools in King County. What we thought might last a few weeks quickly turned into months, and now, for many, over a year.

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Health officials stress continued vigilance as limited reopening begins

Summary    As King County continues its first week of limited reopening of some businesses and recreational activities, Public Health – Seattle & King County reminds the public to continue following physical distancing and infection control practices to help prevent an increase in COVID-19 cases. Also, expanded data available on the COVID-19 dashboard. Story   After nearly […]

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Coming together and still staying apart: Preventing an increase in COVID-19 as reopening begins

King County was approved for a modified Phase 1 of the Governor’s Safe Start plan. It allows for limited openings of recreational, social and business activity, provided that everyone adheres to the state’s public health guidance. As people come together more, it is more important than ever to maintain the safety principles that led to our success against the outbreak.

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