January 12, 2023.Reading time 8 minutes.
What percentage of children in your child’s school are vaccinated against measles? How does your school district compare to others in King County? How have student immunization rates changed over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic? Find this and more on Public Health’s School Immunizations Data Dashboard, recently updated to include data for the 2021-22 school year.
May 24, 2022.Reading time 10 minutes.
COVID rates are high right now in King County. Here is what parents should know about masking and testing in schools and child care.
March 10, 2022.Reading time 9 minutes.
As the indoor mask mandate lifts March 12, families will be making decisions about masks for their kids in schools and child care. Here is information to help inform those decisions.
August 26, 2021.Reading time 13 minutes.
Back to school often comes with feelings of nervousness and anticipation. However, families may feel even more nervous and concerned this year, because the COVID-19 Delta variant is circulating. From school requirements to precautions we all can take, here is what we can do to help ensure the safety of schools.
April 27, 2021.Reading time 9 minutes.
What happens when a positive COVID-19 case is identified in a school? Public Health investigates the possible outbreak and advises districts on how to prevent or contain them. Here is the story of one school’s partnership with Public Health to successfully minimize the spread of COVID-19.
March 15, 2021.Reading time 10 minutes.
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.