SCHOOLS PREPARING FOR A MEASURED RETURN TO IN-PERSON LEARNING

King County’s K-12 schools are back in session. For most students, the 2020-2021 school year is starting remotely and Zoom is the new classroom. At Public Health – Seattle & King County (PHSKC), we are supporting schools and communities across the county as they prepare for in-school learning.

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New Public Health Recommendations to Slow the Spread of Coronavirus

Information on coronavirus is rapidly changing. For the most up-to-date information, please visit kingcounty.gov/covid Public Health – Seattle & King County is taking proactive steps to protect the health of our community by making recommendations that are meant to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community and reduce the number of […]

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The Public Health Notebook: Snapshots from October 2019

The Public Health Insider has more information on how new WIC cards make a better experience for clients, and also on how to recognize the signs of overdose and where deadly fentanyl has been found. With health insurance enrollment beginning, you’ll find lots of information on our website about  enrollment events where you can get […]

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Washington State’s New Immunization Law: How Does It Affect You?

Your back to school routine may look a little different this year. That’s because Washington State recently passed a law removing personal/philosophical exemptions for MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine. The law also requires employees and volunteers at licensed childcare centers to provide immunization records indicating they’ve received the MMR vaccine or have proof of […]

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Do you have documentation of measles immunity?

If you are exposed to measles, you will need evidence of immunity to measles to be able to attend childcare, school, and work. We want you to know what counts as evidence of measles immunity so you can get your documentation before you are ever exposed to measles.

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