January 18, 2018.Reading time 6 minutes.
This past October, I was part of a team of cartoonists who joined the volunteer force at the 2017 Seattle/King County Clinic to share the stories of the patients who seek the free medical, dental, and vision care at this giant pop-up clinic. We talked to patients as they waited–endlessly waited–for care to learn what […]
November 22, 2017.Reading time less than 1 minute.
In this season of gratitude, we’re recognizing our wonderful Public Health Reserve Corps! PHRC volunteers, nearly 1000 strong, provide healthcare services every week at food banks, homeless shelters, and drop-in centers and they stand ready to support our department in the event of a disaster or emergency. Over 350 PHRC members volunteered alongside current and […]
March 6, 2017.Reading time 7 minutes.
Armed with pen and paper, a dozen artists roamed the floor of the Seattle/King County Clinic, a four-day pop-up clinic at the Seattle Center’s Key Arena that provided free medical, dental, and vision care to nearly 4,500 people last October. These were some of the most respected comics artists in the Pacific Northwest, and they were […]
November 23, 2016.Reading time less than 1 minute.
Thank you to all of our staff and Public Health Reserve Corps (PHRC) volunteers who staffed the Seattle/King County Clinic at the end of October! With your help, the SKC Clinic provided free medical, dental, and vision services to nearly 4,500 patients in four days! And our immunizations staff provided free flu and Tdap vaccinations […]
October 18, 2016.Reading time 3 minutes.
On October 27, our Public Health Reserve Corps helped run a a pop-up clinic that provided free medical, dental, and vision care to nearly 4,500 people in just four days.
July 21, 2016.Reading time 5 minutes.
It’s just past noon at the St. Vincent DePaul Food Bank in SoDo and the space is humming with activity. A woman wearing a black fleece vest cheerfully approaches a man as he makes his way through the end of the table lined with packaged food. He looks up and gives her a warm smile […]