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Trooper Eric Gunderson’s family issues statement about his death from COVID-19

Press release answers inquiries about his vaccination status

2 days ago

Inslee: No ‘massive disruptions’ as worker vax rates hit 90%

A surge in vaccinations has eased concern about service slowdowns ahead of a Monday deadline.

5 days ago

Office lacks power over King County law enforcement in misconduct investigations

Director Tamer Abouzeid presents OLEO annual report to law and justice committee on Tuesday.

1 week ago

Four COVID-19 variants are more likely to cause hospitalization

Four COVID-19 variants are more likely to put you in the hospital, according to the Washington State Department of Health.

2 weeks ago

King County woman dies from ‘rare’ Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine blood clot

The woman received her shot on Aug. 26 and died in early September, according to public health.

2 weeks ago

New King County program connects homeless people to jobs and housing

Temporary jobs at county parks for $20 to $25 per hour

3 weeks ago

Booster shots build onto protection of initial vaccinations | UW Medicine

People 65 years and older among those who qualify for shots

3 weeks ago

Seattle Children’s Hospital identifies racial disparities in infections, security response

The healthcare provider did not respond to multiple requests for data used to identify disparities.

3 weeks ago

King County’s unemployment rate lower than most of Washington

South King County has been slower to recover compared to North King County.

3 weeks ago

Ban on single-use plastic bags in WA begins Oct. 1

Shoppers will have the choice to pay for a reusable plastic or recycled paper bag.

3 weeks ago

Port of Seattle to require vaccinations for employees

2,200 workers must be vaccinated by Nov. 15

4 weeks ago

King County to require vaccination proof or negative COVID test for restaurants, bars, events

New health order goes into effect Monday, Oct. 25.

1 month ago

Masks required at big outdoor events; vaccine mandates expanded

Governor’s mask order takes effect Sept. 13.

1 month ago

Why burning our trash may not be as bad as it sounds

Understanding waste-to-energy’s financial and environmental impact in King County.

1 month ago

State workers get incentive to comply with vaccine mandate

An agreement between the state and their union also provides for some leeway in meeting the deadline.

1 month ago

VIDEO: Auburn police let suspected vehicle thief go, citing new laws

State laws passed earlier this spring require police to have probable cause to engage in a pursuit.

1 month ago

Student brings awareness to menstrual health among Puget Sound’s homeless

When Ria Mohan, a junior of Juanita High School in Kirkland, had to choose a topic of focus for a…

1 month ago

King County braces for more wildfires in rural areas

Firefighters have already responded to a number of large fires.

1 month ago

New data dashboard tracks COVID-19 risk for unvaccinated, vaccinated people

Information compiled by Public Health – Seattle & King County

1 month ago