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Public Health - Seattle & King County

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Salud Pública – Seattle y el condado de King promueve la salud de la comunidad a través de una amplia variedad de servicios de salud y programas de prevención. Según los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC), los "hispanos que residen en los Estados Unidos de Norteamérica son el grupo minoritario más afectado por enfermedades y problemas de salud". Estas páginas web ayudan a superar las barreras culturales, económicas y linguísticas para los latinos y los conectan a los servicios e información de Salud Pública, para vivir de una manera más sana.

Salmonella outbreak in Washington (August 2015)

A salmonella outbreak is causing people to get sick across western Washington. The source of the salmonella is from raw animal foods such as pork, beef, or poultry. The outbreak is ongoing and is being investigated. See details in English | Spanish


Food and nutrition

Source: Breastfeeding program:

Chronic conditions

Source: Asthma program:


Source: Breast, Cervical & Colon Health Program:


Source: Colon Health Program:

Child care health

Source: Child Care Health program:
The following are pre-written letters for King County child care facilities to notify families about a possible exposure to an infectious disease. English and other languages are also available.

Clinics

Source: Public Health Centers:

Communicable diseases

Source: Child immunization guidelines for parents and guardians
This 50-page booklet provides parents with accurate information about immunizations and the diseases they prevent, benefits and risks and vaccine safety and effectiveness.


Source: Communicable Disease Control, Epidemiology and Immunization
The following are general fact sheets about selected communicable diseases in Spanish. A broader list of fact sheets for other diseases in English and other languages also available.

Emergency preparedness

Source: Bioterrorism preparedness:


Source: Disaster preparedness:

Environmental Health Services

Source: HIV/STD and harm reduction information in Spanish:


Source: Food safety videos:


Source: Household hazardous waste:


Source: West Nile virus:

Personal Health Services

Source: ABCD program (oral health program for children):


Source: Health insurance for children in King County: