What happens after the diagnosis is crucial for changing the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a Q&A, Dr. Jeff Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County explains what the dashboard’s indicators mean.
Kittitas, Thurston, and Walla Walla counties have been approved to move into Phase 2 of the Washington state Governor Inslee’s Safe Start plan.
The report estimates the average reproductive number was below one in western Washington and above one in eastern Washington.
The state has deployed a team of 10 infection specialists, eight from the DOH and two from the CDC to support the Yakima Health District’s response to COVID-19.
Results from new model show the need for a robust contact tracing program and other measures to prevent resurgence in epidemic
Although the syndrome is rare, parents should call their care providers if their children develop new or unusual symptoms, such as a persistent fever, headache, abdominal pain and respiratory symptoms.
New data shows broader social, economic, health impacts of efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19
Going alone or only with the people in your quarantine bubble will minimize your risk.
Goal is to contact everyone with a positive COVID-19 test within 24 hours to identify their close contacts and contact them within 48 hours.
Cloth Face Coverings: The Dos and Don’ts of wearing them – Tips from the Washington State Department of Health
While most discussions of contact tracing have focused on countries’ use of surveillance technology, contact tracing is actually a fairly manual process..
If you want to sound like a pro when talking to family and friends about COVID-19, make sure you’re using these commonly-confused public health terms right.
Health officials urge everyone to wear a face covering at any indoor or outdoor public space where you may be within 6 feet of someone who doesn’t live with you
California’s governor and San Francisco’s mayor worked together to act early in confronting the COVID threat. For Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio, it was a different story, and 27,000 New Yorkers have died so far.