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Finalized food safety rating posterThe new food safety rating system is here!

Restaurants will now receive one of four food safety ratings to provide the public with more information about the level of a restaurant’s food safety practices, helping them make informed decisions about eating out.

Learn more about the new food safety rating categories and how the new system was developed

Mumps outbreak in King County

Public Health is investigating an emerging mumps outbreak in King County. Find out the latest details on our blog and listen to Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin respond to common questions.

The stages of norovirus infectionNorovirus facts

Norovirus outbreaks are common and the virus is very contagious. It may make you see sick for 1-3 days with sudden nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.

Learn how it spreads and how to prevent it.

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