March 24, 2023.Reading time 7 minutes.
Public Health – Seattle & King County fully supports the decision by many healthcare organizations in our region to require masking in their facilities to decrease the ongoing risk of COVID-19.
March 24, 2023.Reading time 4 minutes.
On World TB Day, March 24, 2023, it is important to remember that TB is not just a problem overseas.
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.
October 18, 2022.Reading time 8 minutes.
The COVID-19 pandemic and efforts to slow its spread brought a number of social, economic and overall health impacts for communities throughout King County. Public Health – Seattle & King County, in partnership with the Disability Empowerment Center and Lifelong Aging And Disabilities Services, interviewed and listened to local people from disability communities to shed light on how these impacts were experienced by people living with disabilities in King County.
September 12, 2022.Reading time 6 minutes.
School-age kids are using vaping devices at an alarming rate. Here parents and schools can find useful tips to help kids stay away from vaping.
August 5, 2022.Reading time 8 minutes.
Parents of young children and babies have lots of questions about COVID-19 vaccines. Beloved local pediatrician Dr. Ben Danielson is here to help.