March 18, 2021.Reading time 5 minutes.
Following the one-year anniversary of the first detection of community transmission in the United States, the Seattle Coronavirus Network (SCAN) study is redirecting resources to address priorities that reflect knowledge gained from the past 12 months, as well as the changing state of the pandemic.
August 4, 2020.Reading time 15 minutes.
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 […]
July 2, 2020.Reading time 7 minutes.
Through June 30, SCAN survey respondents have reported increased rates of mask usage across all age groups. However, as the percentage of people who say they always wear face masks has gone up, the percentage who say they always try to stay six feet away from people who do not live with them has gone down.
June 10, 2020.Reading time 8 minutes.
Summary: Three new free COVID-19 test sites open in south King County this week. In addition, local community organizations will provide free-drive through testing access in Renton and Federal Way this weekend. Also, the Greater Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network (SCAN) study is resuming. The study will continue to inform King County’s public health response by […]
June 10, 2020.Reading time 22 minutes.
SCAN is re-launching on Wednesday, June 10th, while upholding the spirit of #ShutDownSTEM. The study’s researchers move forward with their work, including outreach to underserved communities, and recognize the disproportionate impact that COVID-19 is having on Black communities and other people of color, with devastating consequence. Black Lives Matter. The team stands with those across […]
April 17, 2020.Reading time 11 minutes.
On March 23, Public Health — Seattle & King County and the team behind the Seattle Flu Study launched the greater Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network—or SCAN for short. Thanks to the participation of volunteers across the county, SCAN has already begun to identify cases that might otherwise have gone undetected. In its first 18 days, […]