Waiting for your COVID-19 test result? Here’s what you can do

In the past few weeks, we have heard reports of longer wait times to get COVID-19 tests and delays in receiving test results in some instances. The average time from testing to results being available has typically been one to three days for most labs, but recently has been five to six days for tests done in some settings.

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Reduce Your COVID-19 Risk While Protesting

We urge all people protesting against racial injustice to take steps to stay healthy and avoid bringing COVID-19 home with them. We need to keep each other healthy now and get to a more just future for everyone.Here are a few tips for before, during, and after protests to reduce risk of COVID-19 for yourself and others:

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Expanded free COVID-19 testing in south King County

Summary: Three new free COVID-19 test sites open in south King County this week. In addition, local community organizations will provide free-drive through testing access in Renton and Federal Way this weekend. Also, the Greater Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network (SCAN) study is resuming. The study will continue to inform King County’s public health response by […]

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Greater Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network (SCAN) resumes COVID-19 testing

SCAN is re-launching on Wednesday, June 10th, while upholding the spirit of #ShutDownSTEM. The study’s researchers move forward with their work, including outreach to underserved communities, and recognize the disproportionate impact that COVID-19 is having on Black communities and other people of color, with devastating consequence. Black Lives Matter. The team stands with those across […]

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COVID-19 testing is increasingly available in King County

COVID-19 testing is a key strategy for reducing the spread of the virus in our community. Public Health – Seattle & King County is now recommending that anyone who has COVID-19 symptoms or close contact with someone who has COVID-19 be tested right away. Testing as soon as possible after symptoms appear is important to […]

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