Caution and consultation are key to preventing outbreaks in schools

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.

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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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COVID-19 Cases are rising in king county – what does that mean for schools?

Cases of COVID-19 are on the rise again in King County, after two months of decline. As we move into the school year and into fall, a time when COVID-19 spreads more readily, it’s time to renew our commitment to fighting the spread of the virus in our community, for everyone’s sake. It’s more important […]

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