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Public Health - Seattle & King County

Coverage is here King County

You may be eligible for free health insurance—depending on your income.

Open enrollment to renew or sign up for low-cost private insurance has begun and ends on February 15, 2015. If you qualify for Washington Apple Health (also called Medicaid), enrollment is open all year.

To learn more about eligibility, where to enroll in King County and more, visit: www.kingcounty.gov/health/coverage

Website directory:

Birth and death records
Birth and death certificates, King County Medical Examiner's Office...
Food safety
Food business permits, Food worker cards, restaurant inspections, food safety fact sheets, food safety streaming videos...
Board of Health
BOH Code, Meeting agenda, Meeting proceedings, Regulations, Resolutions, Rulemaking, Membership roster...
Hazards, Toxic
Arsenic, Lead, Biomedical waste, Needle disposal, Indoor air quality, Solid waste...
Child and youth health
Child immunizations, Child Care Health, MOMs Plus ...
Health insurance
Coverage is Here King County, Children and Youth, Pregnant Women, Adults and Families, Seniors...
Chronic disease prevention
Asthma, Breast, Cervical & Colon Health Program, Healthy Aging Partnership, Nutrition, Physical Activity...
Health care providers
Disease reporting, Reporting animal and bat bites, Measles control, Health provider advisories
Codes and regulations
Code of the King County Board of Health, King County Codes, City of Seattle Codes...
Injury and violence prevention
Water safety, Firearm safety, Traffic safety, Bicycle safety, Violence prevention, Home and recreational safety...
Communicable disease, epidemiology and immunizations
Disease facts, Pertussis/Whooping Cough, Influenza, Immunizations, Tuberculosis, HIV/STD Program, Stop Germs, Stay Healthy ...
Health and marijuana

Medical Examiner
How to get autopsy reports, Annual Reports ...
Data, publications and reports
Data Watch Reports, Community Health Indicators, Epi-Log Newsletters, Vac-Scene Newsletters, Public Health Reports...
Nutrition
Sugary drinks, Nutrition labeling and trans fat, Breastfeeding, WIC, Free recipes ...
Emergency Medical Services
King County Medic One, Emergency Medical Services Division, AED registration...
Partnerships, coalitions and initiatives
Contracts and resources for contractors, Public Health Epi Scholars Program, Community Transformation Grant (CTG), Health Care Coalition, Health Reform, Global to Local Initiative, Requests for Proposal (RFP)...
Emergency preparedness
Radiation, Advanced Practice Center, Disaster preparedness, Healthcare Coalition, Pandemic Flu, Public Health Reserve Corps, Vulnerable Populations Action Team...
Primary care and personal health services
Breastfeeding, Public Health clinics, Breast, Cervical, Colon Health Program, Health Care for the Homeless, Health insurance, Oral / Dental health services ...
Environmental Health Services
Bed bugs, Drinking water, Lead facts, Pet business permits, Plumbing and Gas Piping, Rat control, Solid waste, Toxic hazards, Wastewater, West Nile virus, Zoonotic diseases...
Resources for schools
Family planning education, HIV/AIDS education, School physical activity resources, School nutrition education, Seattle Nutrition Action Consortium (SNAC)...
Family planning and sexual health
F.L.A.S.H. curricula, Birth control, clinics
Tobacco prevention
Report violators of no-smoking ban, Quitting smoking, Tobacco laws, For retailers, Youth volunteers...

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Patty Hayes, Interim Director of Public Health - Seattle & King County
Welcome to Public Health - Seattle & King County. I'm Patty Hayes, Interim Director.