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16
OCT

King County Board of Health meeting on October 17, 2019
The King County Board of Health holds its next meeting on 10/17/19 at 1:00 p.m. Topics on the agenda include a briefing on the West Point July 2019 bypass, an Environmental Health Rate update, and an update from Washington D.C. on the Public Charge Rule.

17
SEP

King County Board of Health meeting on September 19, 2019
The King County Board of Health holds its next meeting on 9/19/2019. Topics on the agenda include briefings on the King County Regional Homelessness Authority, Parent Child Health program redesign and antibiotics in meat.

16
JUL

King County Board of Health meeting on July 18
The King County Board of Health holds its next regular meeting on 7/18/19. Topics on the agenda include a proclamation recognizing Public Health – Seattle & King County’s communicable disease work, and briefings on vaping in King County and on the Gun Violence Prevention Summit.

15
JUL

New case of measles in King County
Public Health – Seattle & King County is investigating a new confirmed measles case in an adult, with possible new exposures in Kenmore and Seattle.

10
JUL

New cases of measles in King County
Public Health – Seattle & King County is investigating two new confirmed measles cases. One case had exposures at the Auburn Community Center in Auburn and the second new case, an infant, was not in any public location during the infectious period.

2
JUL

Most recent overdose data released
The 2018 Overdose Death Report describes drug and alcohol-caused deaths investigated by the King County Medical Examiner's Office (MEO).

28
JUN

New case of measles in King County
Public Health – Seattle & King County is investigating a new confirmed measles case with possible exposures at Seattle Children’s Emergency Department and Fred Meyer in Kent.

29
MAY

Sixth recent case of measles in King County
The sixth King County resident this month has tested positive for measles. This is the first measles case this month that was likely acquired from exposure to an earlier case at a public location.

25
MAY

A new case of measles diagnosed in a King County resident
A King County resident has tested positive for measles. Most people are protected through immunization, but anyone who has not been vaccinated or not had the measles may be at risk if they were in a location of potential measles exposure.

21
MAY

Fourth King County measles case confirmed this month
A King County resident has tested positive for measles. Most people are protected through immunization, but anyone who has not been vaccinated or not had the measles may be at risk if they were in a location of potential measles exposure.

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