King County confirms four new COVID-19 cases, bringing overall total in the county to 14. King County will purchase motel to house patients needing isolation.
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Coronavirus infections at the Life Care Center of Kirkland, Washington, has left one resident dead and 4 others hospitalized, with 3 in critical condition
All of these newly identified cases are among residents of LifeCare, the skilled nursing facility in Kirkland that was previously identified to have two associated cases.
It’s hard to conceive a more efficient way to spread infectious disease than flying millions of people around the world in crowded airplanes.
First, people need to be prepared for their daily life to be affected by public health measures that are put into place to try to limit the spread of the virus.
If you have symptoms like cough, fever, or other respiratory problems, contact your regular doctor first. Do not go to the emergency room.
A man in his 50s who died who had no history of travel or contact with a known COVID-19 case. Two cases are connected to a long-term care facility.
Wash. State Gov. Jay Inslee today declared a state of emergency directing state agencies to use all resources necessary to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.
One is a King Count woman in her 50s who had traveled to South Korea. The second is a high school student with no travel history. Both are in home isolation.
If you have a short-term limited duration health plan or participate in a health sharing ministry, you may need to check your coverage first.
Want to know more about the novel Coronavirus that is causing the infections worldwide? Watch this short video created by the World Health Organization to find out more.
Should a health worker who contracted coronavirus while working on the front line of the health system get preferential treatment if care is being rationed?
If a large proportion of a population adopt behaviors that reduce transmissibility, epidemics can be prevented or at least greatly limited.
Though this closure is not necessary from a public health point of view, public health recognizes schools act out of extra special caution to protect children.