Public Health Insider, Public Health – Seattle & King County One of the most important steps we can take in slowing the spread of COVID-19 is for anyone who has had close contact with an infected person to get tested…
Now is not the time to give up. If we are lax we will fatten the curve, not flatten it. The smart thing to do is to wait this out until we have a vaccine.
COVID-19 case numbers in western Washington counties are climbing at an alarming rate, near or beyond previous peaks in some areas.
How the world’s greatest public health organization was brought to its knees by a virus, the president and the capitulation of its own leaders.
Rates flat — but higher in eastern Washington.
History suggests diseases fade but are almost never truly gone. The plague, which caused the Black Death, still pops up.
At our current level of COVID-19 transmission, DOH guidance recommends distance learning for the vast majority of students.
Being outdoors doesn’t mean you’re safe from COVID-19 – a White House event showed what not to do
The rapid increase in cases from 2 in early September to more than 160 now shows that COVID-19 spreads readily in the shared housing common on Greek Row.
As we head into fall and winter, we spend less time outdoors and more time indoors, where the risk of COVID-19 spread is higher.
Conflicting recommendations from the CDC along with less transparency is causing a growing number of local public health officials to ignore the agency.
Who thought it would be a good idea to move thousands of teenagers and young adults across the country to college campuses during a pandemic?
As smoke travels through the air, exposure sun and interactions with other chemicals in the atmosphere can make it more toxic.
While it is hard to quantify the exact effects of the COVID-19 mitigation efforts, reductions are almost certainly due to the COVID-19 control efforts.
Deaths due to COVID-19 in King County have slowed dramatically since the early peak in April. However, COVID-19 still ranks as the 6th leading cause of deaths