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Avoid contact with toxic algae found in north Lake Washington
Public Health recommends avoiding contact with toxic algae, which was found in northern parts of Lake Washington. Toxic algae can be dangerous for people and pets.


Partners in Seattle's Chinatown-International District receive national grant award for health and housing innovation
A community-based effort led by InterIm Community Development Association (InterIm CDA), Public Health - Seattle & King County, and Swedish was awarded a national grant designed to support community collaborations to give everyone a fair chance to be healthy.


Measles exposures in King County
A traveler with measles was in King County during the contagious period and potentially exposed others. Most people in our area have immunity to the measles through vaccination, but people should check the listed exposure locations, know their immunization status and call a health care provider promptly if they develop an illness.