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Just NowProtecting and improving the health and well-being of King County. The COVID-19 Delta variant is spreading fast. As of October 25 in King County, proof of vaccination will be required for everyone ages 12+ at outdoor events of 500 or more people, indoor recreational events or establishments, restaurants, and bars.

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Public Health news releases King County

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5 hours agoThe King County Board of Health is holding a meeting on July 15 at 1:00 p.m. The agenda includes discussion of drug user health and a determinants of equity briefing. Public Health – Seattle & King County is announcing the end of the current King County Mask Directive that has been in place since May 20, 2021.

Link: https://kingcounty.gov/depts/health/news.aspx

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3 hours agoToday, July 19, King County's Kent vaccination clinic moved from the Kent ShoWare Center to the Kent Public Health Center at 25742 104th Ave SE, Kent. The clinic is open for vaccinations Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You do not need to be an enrolled patient at the Kent Public Health clinic to get vaccinated.

Link: https://kingcounty.gov/depts/health/news/2021/July/19-kent.aspx

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Connect with King County King County

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206-477-08554 hours agoKing County videos and KCTV. Please contact King County TV regarding video and other multimedia footage at 206-477-0855 or [email protected]kingcounty.gov. King County photos and logo. You are welcome to use King County pictures on Flickr. All we ask is that you provide credit. If you are interested in using the King County logo, please contact us at 800

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COVID19 information and resources for King County, WA

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9 hours agoContact King County COVID-19 Business and Community Information Line by submitting a written inquiry or report online. For employee health, contact tracing, or testing questions, please call the COVID-19 Call Center at 206‑477‑3977. Need isolation or quarantine for COVID-19? Contact the call center between 8 a.m.-10 p.m. at 206‑477‑3977.

Link: https://kingcounty.gov/depts/health/covid-19.aspx

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Public Health Seattle & King County Posts Facebook

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2 hours agoPublic Health - Seattle & King County. Yesterday at 3:51 PM ·. On July 1st, in his weekly press briefing, Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin provided an update on COVID-19 trends and the latest on COVID-19 vaccination efforts, as well as the health impacts of climate change following the recent heatwave.

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King County to require proof of vaccination or negative

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8 hours agoKing County, the City of Seattle, and Public Health developed the vaccine verification policy in consultation with Public Health’s Pandemic and …

Link: https://b-townblog.com/2021/09/16/king-county-to-require-proof-of-vaccination-or-negative-test-for-many-events-businesses-starting-oct-25/

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Public Health Centers and other office locations King County

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206-296-4600Just NowPublic Health Centers and other office locations. Public Health services are provided at Public Health Centers located in Seattle and King County. Contact the Center nearest you for more information about services or call 206-296-4600 (voice) or TTY Relay: 711. Not all services are offered at every Public Health Center.

Link: https://kingcounty.gov/depts/health/locations.aspx

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COVID19 testing locations and guidance King County

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7 hours agoFree testing sites in King County – advanced appointment recommended. These locations are open to anyone and offer free COVID-19 testing regardless of immigration or insurance status. At home testing, also known as home-based rapid tests, are available over the counter and offer results within 15 minutes. See at-home test options here.

Link: https://kingcounty.gov/depts/health/covid-19/testing.aspx

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King County Will Require Proof of Vaccination at Some

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Just NowThe details of the County’s plan are still sketchy, however. Kate Cole, a spokesperson for Public Health – Seattle & King County (PHSKC), says the county probably won’t fully enact the

Link: https://www.thestranger.com/slog/2021/09/08/61068065/king-county-will-require-proof-of-vaccination-at-some-businesses-why-the-hell-did-it-take-so-long

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Public Health Seattle & King County Home Facebook

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3 hours agoPublic Health - Seattle & King County. August 12 at 9:01 AM ·. Our region's excessive heat warning starts today and temperatures could reach the high 90s over the next few days. King County Emergency Management is updating our list of cooling centers in King County. 👇.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/KCPubHealth/?ftag=YHF4eb9d17

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KUOW Pandemic blog: Updates for Washington state

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12.29.2352 hours ago

1. Seattle Children's Hospital reports first youth death from Covid Seattle Children's hospital has confirmed its first patient death from Covid-19. The hospital did not provide any details as to the age of the patient, but in a statement it said the young person passed away last week "despite the extraordinary efforts of the care team." "We are saddened to confirm that the first patient death from Covid-19 at Seattle Children’s occurred last week, despite the extraordinary efforts of the care team. This hits all of us close to home, and the patient and family are in the thoughts and hearts of the Seattle Children’s community. For privacy reasons, we cannot share any additional information at this time." Experts have said the delta variant doesn't appear to be more dangerous to children, however, hospitals are seeing more youth patients as delta surges. Covid case rates among children remain much lower in Washington state than in older age groups in their 20s, 30s, and 40s. The delta v...

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Register for COVID19 Testing NO Symptoms Mayor

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(206) 477-39773 hours agoIf you are not experiencing symptoms and have not been exposed, continue to follow King County Public Health guidelines to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. For support interpreting your results, call your provider or King County's COVID-19 Call Center at (206) 477-3977. The line is …

Link: http://www.seattle.gov/mayor/covid-19/covid-19-testing/covid-19-testing-no-symptoms

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Public HealthSeattle & KingCo's (@kcpubhealth) profile on

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8 hours ago14k Followers, 230 Following, 524 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Public Health-Seattle & KingCo (@kcpubhealth)

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West Seattle Blog… PANDEMIC UPDATES: Weekly checkin #4

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Just Nowking county cumulative numbers as of friday: 116,837 people have tested positive – 1,358 more than a week ago (4,072 in West Seattle, up 53) …

Link: https://westseattleblog.com/2021/08/pandemic-updates-weekly-check-in-4-8-1-2021/

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Confirm your vaccination: A new requirement for many

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3 hours agoA new Public Health—Seattle & King County (Public Health) policy, announced on September 16, 2021, will create an additional layer of protection from COVID-19. Public Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin has issued a Health Order that will require people attending recreational activities in most public places to show proof that they have been

Link: https://www.courierherald.com/life/confirm-your-vaccination-a-new-requirement-for-many-activities-in-king-county/

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King County Public Health orders vaccine proof The Columbian

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Just NowBy Associated Press. Published: September 16, 2021, 5:36pm. SEATTLE — Seattle and King County officials said Thursday that proof of a COVID-19 …

Link: https://www.columbian.com/news/2021/sep/16/king-county-public-health-orders-vaccine-proof/

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Public Health Seattle & King County Reviews Glassdoor

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1 hours ago30 Public Health - Seattle & King County reviews. A free inside look at company reviews and salaries posted anonymously by employees.

Link: https://www.glassdoor.com/Reviews/Public-Health-Seattle-and-King-County-Reviews-E590704.htm

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FREE COVID19 vaccinations will be given at Para Los Niños

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1 hours agoIn collaboration with Para Los Niños, Public Health – Seattle & King County will be holding a FREE COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Burien this Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021.

Link: https://b-townblog.com/2021/09/08/free-covid-19-vaccinations-will-be-give-at-para-los-ninos-in-burien-thursday/

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King County hits 70%, Burien area 80.2% for single dose

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9 hours agoKing County hits 70%, Burien area 80.2% for single dose vaccine milestone. King County Executive Dow Constantine on Tuesday, Aug. 24, …

Link: https://b-townblog.com/2021/08/24/king-county-hits-70-percent-milestone-for-1-vaccine-dose-across-all-groups/

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COVID19 Transportation Resources

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206-477-39779 hours agoKing County Public HealthKing County In-Home Vaccination Program Blog: To schedule an appointment, one can call the King County COVID-19 Call Center at 206-477-3977 between 8:00am and 7:00pm PST. Language interpretation is available. • Vaccine Transportation Support for Community-based Organizations (PPT): Community-

Link: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/1600/coronavirus/820-151-COVID19VaccineTransportationResources.pdf

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Community Health Improvement Plans/State Health

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8 hours agoBuilding on the Community Health Assessments, the next step is community (or state) health improvement planning (CHIP/SHIP) is a problem identification and prioritization cycle. It focuses on building partnerships, monitoring health indicators, and identifying specific health issues as priorities.

Link: https://www.doh.wa.gov/ForPublicHealthandHealthcareProviders/PublicHealthSystemResourcesandServices/CommunityHealthAssessmentandImprovement/CHIPSHIP

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COVID19 Testing Locations :: Washington State Department

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8 hours agoCOVID-19 Testing Locations. Click your area on the map below to find testing sites near you. You can also search for locations below by typing in the city nearest you. If you have a health care provider, you can also call them for an appointment. Choose the option that works best for you. For additional questions about testing sites, call 2-1-1.

Link: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/COVID19/TestingforCOVID19/TestingLocations/u34470q/6B696E6720636F756E7479

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King County seeking vaccine verifications for some indoor

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3 hours agoMore than 84% of eligible King County residents have begun their vaccinations against COVID-19, including more than 70% of every eligible age …

Link: https://b-townblog.com/2021/09/07/king-county-seeking-vaccine-verifications-for-some-indoor-businesses-starting-in-october/

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Rantz: Vaccine mandates for you, needles for addicts as

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3 hours agoPublic Health — Seattle and King County isn’t really serious about tackling the drug overdose crisis. They mostly use dead addicts to write blogs or justify some other harm reduction model.

Link: https://mynorthwest.com/3104301/rantz-drug-overdose-seattle-covid-deaths/

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COVID19: Resources for Community Mayor seattle.gov

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8 hours agoHealthierHere and Public Health - Seattle & King County are partnering to invest funds into King County community-based organizations to increase access to scientifically accurate knowledge, an understanding of COVID-19 vaccines, and ultimately increase vaccination rates. Funded organizations will support culturally relevant and responsive

Link: https://www.seattle.gov/mayor/covid-19

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King County, Washington Online Directory

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3 hours agoThe Online Directory enables lookup of King County staff and related information

Link: https://directory.kingcounty.gov/

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Firefighters Partner to Bring Free CITY OF SEATAC BLOG

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8 hours agoNovember 5, 2020 — Working together to make our communities safer: Firefighters from across south King County, including our City of SeaTac partners at Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority, are working in partnership with UW Medicine, and Public Health – Seattle & King County to provide Free COVID-19 testing.As trained EMTs, the firefighters are a great fit to help provide this …

Link: https://cityofseatac.wordpress.com/2020/11/05/firefighters-partner-to-bring-free-covid-19-testing-in-auburn/

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Burien Police Detectives seize 41,530 fentanyllaced

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(206) 659-12825 hours ago2 days ago · Send story ideas & tips to us at [email protected]. You can also text us or leave a voicemail 24/7 at (206) 659-1282, or call our office at (206) 248-2565.

Link: https://b-townblog.com/2021/09/23/burien-police-detectives-seize/

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Unincorporated Area News King County, Washington

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3 hours agoThe King County Board of Health is scheduled to meet December 10, 2009 at 1:30 PM in the King County Council Chambers. The Board of Health will be briefed on the proposed Pet-Related Business regulation, and have updates on HIV and Swine Flu (H1N1).

Link: https://your.kingcounty.gov/dnrp/newsletters/ua-news-112009.htm

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Seattle area restaurant found spreading Norovirus Food

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9 hours agoSeattle area restaurant found spreading Norovirus. By News Desk on August 12, 2021. King County’s Public Health is investigating an outbreak of …

Link: https://www.foodsafetynews.com/2021/08/seattle-area-restaurant-found-spreading-norovirus/

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Rabies Resources :: Washington State Department of Health

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7 hours agoThis information is intended for public health professionals. Please visit our rabies webpage for general information and number of rabid bats found in Washington State.. Rabies, Suspected Human Exposure. Suspected Rabies Human Exposure Page. Case Definition (PDF)

Link: https://www.doh.wa.gov/ForPublicHealthandHealthcareProviders/NotifiableConditions/RabiesResources

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HHS Announces Awardees of $250 Million to Fight COVID19

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Just Now73 Local Governments Receive Awards. Washington, D.C.—Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) announced $250 million in grant awards to 73 local governments as part of a new, two-year initiative to identify and implement best practices for improving health literacy to enhance COVID-19 vaccination and other mitigation …

Link: https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2021/06/28/hhs-announces-awardees-of-250-million-to-fight-covid-19-and-improve-health-literacy.html

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Online Directory

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(206) 263-84712 hours agoGroup Employees. Employee Name: Title: Phone: Aalvik, Tamryn: Public Health Nurse (206) 263-8471: Alkire, Anita: Public Health Nurse (206) 263-6928: Allen, Carol

Link: https://directory.kingcounty.gov/GroupDetail.asp?GroupID=16770

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Auburn Campus GSA COVID Testing Site Update GSA

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6 hours agoTesting is open Monday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Anyone seeking testing is strongly encouraged to pre-register online to save time and speed up the testing process. “The partnership with King County Public Health is vital to ensuring the residents of south King County have access to free testing to minimize the spread of COVID

Link: https://www.gsa.gov/about-us/regions/welcome-to-the-northwest-arctic-region-10/region-10-newsroom/feature-stories/auburn-campus-gsa-covid-testing-site-update-11032020

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Respiratory Protection Program :: Washington State

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5 hours agoBeginning in January 2021, most health care facilities and agencies in Washington are eligible for free online respirator medical evaluations and on site (or mobile) respirator fit testing. The Five Steps of the Respiratory Protection Program. Five Steps of the Respiratory Protection Program (PDF) Enroll Employees at No-Cost for Online Respirator Medical Evaluations

Link: https://www.doh.wa.gov/ForPublicHealthandHealthcareProviders/HealthcareProfessionsandFacilities/HealthcareAssociatedInfections/RespiratoryProtectionProgram

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KING COUNTY Public Health Jobs (Now Hiring) Near Me

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1 hours agoHealth Services Administrator II - Parent Child Health Programs Administrator. King County Seattle, WA. Type. Full-Time. Summary Seattle & King County Public Health is seeking a strong leader and systems thinker who is committed to equity and serving marginalized populations, and who excels at supporting and managing

Link: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/c/King-County/Jobs/Public-Health

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One inspector finds five Seattle restaurants operating

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Just NowSeattle & King County Public Health is one of the largest metropolitan health departments in the United States with 1,400 employees, 40 sites, and a biennial budget of $686 million.

Link: https://www.foodsafetynews.com/2021/07/one-inspector-finds-five-seattle-restaurants-operating-without-permits/

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Directory :: Washington State Department of Health

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530-454-54107 hours agoJefferson County Public Health. 615 Sheridan Street. Port Townsend, WA 98368. For deliveries in NE King County on Mondays, 9 AM to 4 PM call 530-454-5410. Jobs - [email protected]Health Public Health Connection Blog BienestarWA Blog (español) Notice of Nondiscrimination. English

Link: https://www.doh.wa.gov/youandyourfamily/druguserhealth/syringeserviceprograms/directory

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Outbreak of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Among

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1 hours agoAlthough diagnoses of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among persons who inject drugs in the United States are declining, an HIV outbreak among such persons in rural Indiana demonstrated that population’s vulnerability to HIV infection (1).In August 2018, Public Health–Seattle and King County (PHSKC) identified a cluster of cases of HIV infection among persons living …

Link: https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/68/wr/mm6815a2.htm

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Museum and Park Passes King County Library System

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1 hours agoEnjoy local art, parks, culture, history, and science museums for free with your library card!

Link: https://kcls.org/museum-passes/

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Shigatoxin producing E. coli (STEC) Resources

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Just NowInformation and resources for public health and healthcare professionals on shiga-toxin producing E. coli (STEC). Includes disease information, the purpose of reporting and surveillance, legal reporting requirements, and resources such as case definition, reporting form, surveillance and …

Link: https://www.doh.wa.gov/ForPublicHealthandHealthcareProviders/NotifiableConditions/ShigatoxinproducingEcoliSTEC

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SeattleKing County releases list of raw oyster illnesses

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6 hours agoBy News Desk on August 9, 2021. Seattle & King County Public Health is out with an updated list of illnesses associated with the consumption of raw oysters for 2021 at kingcounty.gov/oysters. The

Link: https://www.foodsafetynews.com/2021/08/seattle-king-county-releases-list-of-raw-oyster-illnesses-for-2021/

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City of Seattle Testing Locations Administer One Million

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206-477-39777 hours agoPublic Health – Seattle & King County has collected resources for residents in King County seeking a vaccination, including transportation and child care assistance. Residents who need language interpretation, help finding a vaccination or testing site, or ADA accommodation can call the King County COVID-19 Call Center at 206-477-3977 , 8 a.m

Link: https://durkan.seattle.gov/2021/09/city-of-seattle-testing-locations-administer-one-million-covid-19-tests/

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City Announces 2,000 free ORCA Cards to support COVID

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6 hours agoIn addition, King County Metro has made big changes to the bus system to ensure public health safety protocols are in place and they are ready to serve the community. “These communities are seeing an increase in business as workers and tourists return,” said Terry White, King County Metro General Manager.

Link: https://durkan.seattle.gov/2021/06/city-announces-2000-free-orca-cards-to-support-covid-recovery-in-hardest-hit-neighborhoods/

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Online Directory

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(206) 263-84092 hours agoInterim Director of Public Health - Seattle & King County (206) 263-8409: Wysen, Kirsten: Project/Program Manager IV (206) 263-8757: To Top ˆ

Link: https://directory.kingcounty.gov/GroupDetail.asp?GroupID=16070

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