Eight ways to stay safe this summer.
Excerpted from a post by Public Health – Seattle & King County From 2012 – 2016, almost three quarters of deaths by firearm in King County residents were suicides. Middle-aged and older adults and men overall have higher firearm suicide…
Almost half (48%) of injuries to commuters on rental scooters involve a head trauma, and 15% are traumatic brain injuries.
Thirteen people were contaminated with a radioactive material, Cesium-137. No contamination was released outside of the area and there is no risk to the public.
A record number of homeless people — 918 last year alone — are dying across Los Angeles County. Deaths now outpace the growth of the homeless population.
Twenty-four of 39 Washington state counties have passed resolutions opposing the state’s gun law.
King Count has had total of nine cases in less than a year. Typically, we see no more than five.
Public health officials warn that these diseases can easily jump beyond the homeless population.