Racism, Injustice and Public Health

By Dr. Jeff Duchin, Health Officer The horrible violence of the past week, with the killing of black men by police officers in Baton Rouge and Minneapolis and of white police officers protecting peaceful demonstrators in Dallas, revolting and deeply offending to all, has left us feeling confused, helpless and frightened.  As a public health […]

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Violence abroad and at home: A message from Jeff Duchin

The following is a message from Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin to the staff at  Public Health. We think the message will resonate with those inside and outside of our agency.  Dear Colleagues, On Friday, I spent the day with others from Public Health – Seattle & King County and regional local health departments, Washington […]

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