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Updates From Public Health – Tuesday March 31

Today’s Public Health Update: Public Health—Seattle & King County has assisted Seattle Foundation and United Way of King County to identify areas of need for over $10 million in grants to community organizations working with vulnerable workers and families impacted by the coronavirus crisis. Because of technical difficulties with a statewide database, no updates of …

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Updates From Public Health – Monday March 30

Today’s Public Health Update: NEW MODELING REPORTS SUGGEST POSITIVE IMPACT OF SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES ON COVID-19 EPIDEMIC, BUT MORE PROGRESS NEEDED Reductions in person-to-person contact through a variety of social distancing measures appear to be making a difference in slowing the spread of COVID-19 in King County, but those measures need to continue to succeed …

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Updates From Public Health – Sunday March 29

Today’s Public Health Update: Summary: King County hospitals are seeing significant pressures as the number of COVID-19 cases increase. Public Health estimates 82 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the estimated case count in King County to 2159. In addition, five new deaths are reported, bringing the estimated total of deaths in King County to 141. King County hospitals adapt …

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Updates From Public Health – Friday March 27

Today’s Public Health Update: There are a few updates today. First, testing capacity is expanding in high priority areas. Also, some findings are published from investigations into outbreaks at local long-term care facilities. Finally, there has been an uptick in anti-Chinese rhetoric and racism due to COVID-19 in our region. Story: Testing capacity expands in high …

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