Project will focus on improving food safety, outbreak response, and reducing the ongoing threat of food-borne illness.
We believe the EPA should follow the law, which requires a thorough review of the science underpinning air pollution standards.
Since the end of July, Public Health – Seattle & King County has confirmed 6 new cases, bringing the total number hepatitis A cases in King County to 24.
When you think of libraries diabetes prevention courses, lectures on wound care and Zumba classes aren’t necessarily the first things that spring to mind.
Firearm retailers in Washington state are willing to learn about suicide prevention and train their employees in how to spot and act on suicide warning signs.
There have been eleven other hepatitis A cases in King County residents so far in 2019. In comparison, there were fourteen cases in all of 2018.
The scale of vehicle residency in King County has nearly quadrupled in a decade, from 881 to 3,372 people sleeping in a car, RV, school bus, truck or van.
Public Health – Seattle & King County and the Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility were also among the signatories.
Children, older adults, pregnant women and people with heart and lung disease are especially sensitive to wildfire smoke.
Public health departments regularly employ traditional shoe-leather detective work to track and control outbreaks.
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.