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Get the Latest Info on the Novel Coronavirus

Please use these links to find resources that will help you to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. King County Public Health Resources Page 

CDC Coronavirus Resources & Information

 

Resources for Financial Assistance During the COVID-19 Outbreak

If you or someone you may know is in need of assistance due to sickness, job layoffs, or business closures please use the resources below.

General Information
Unemployment
Workers' Compensation

Renters' Commission to be Established

King County renters will soon have a stronger voice with elected leaders and county departments. The King County Council on Wednesday approved an ordinance to establish a King County Renters’ Commission.

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Effective 3/18/2020. Due to the recent COVID 19 cases linked to the King County downtown campus and until further notice, the King County Council Clerk is no longer accepting service of process against King County in person. Summons and complaints may be either emailed to the Clerk’s Office at clerkemergencyserviceprocess@kingcounty.gov or mailed to the attention of the King County Council Clerk at 516 3rd Ave, Room 1200, Seattle, WA 98104 by first-class USPS mail, postage prepaid. For tracking purposes, you may want to consider using USPS “Priority Service, ” which will allow you to track delivery. Claims for damages, which are accepted by Risk Management, should be mailed to the attention of King County Office of Risk Management Services, 500 Fourth Avenue, Room 320, Seattle, WA 98104. If you have any questions regarding this announcement, please call 206-477-1025 and leave a message.

Council News:

24
MAR

Council Approves Dunn’s Program to Engage Community in Region’s COVID-19 Response
The King County Council on Tuesday approved a program brought forward by Councilmember Reagan Dunn to help connect volunteers and resources with those who need them during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

23
MAR

Councilmember Dunn Issues Statement in Support of Gov. Inslee’s ‘Stay at Home’ Order
Councilmember Dunn issued a statement supporting Gov. Jay Inslee's 'stay at home' order issued Monday evening.

23
MAR

Councilmember McDermott Issues Statement on Closure of West Seattle Bridge
Councilmember McDermott issued a statement after it was announced Monday that the West Seattle Bridge would close after cracks were discovered in the concrete.

13
MAR

Councilmember Dunn Issues Statement in Response to News that Potentially Infected Person Fled Kent Quarantine Facility
King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn issued a statement after news Friday morning that a person experiencing homelessness who was awaiting COVID-19 test results while isolating at the Kent motel facility left the facility against county advice.

10
MAR

Council Approves Expansive Package, Including $28.2M in Funding, for COVID-19 Response
The King County Council approved a package of legislation to help with the county response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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