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King County Board of Health meeting on January 21, 2021
The King County Board of Health holds a meeting on January 21, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. The agenda includes updates on COVID-19 vaccine planning and discussion of a resolution urging the state to address racism as a public health crisis.
As cases surge, first free high-volume COVID-19 test site comes to King County’s Eastside
A new free COVID-19 test site will open at Bellevue College on Tuesday, December 15. This site will expand COVID-19 testing on the Eastside and complement existing free test sites already in operation in Renton, Auburn, Tukwila, Federal Way, Des Moines, and Enumclaw.
New free COVID-19 test site in Enumclaw expands testing in southeast King County
A new free COVID-19 test site will open in Enumclaw on Thursday, December 10. This new site will be open three days a week and is located across the street from the Enumclaw Municipal Building.
It’s not too late to get a flu shot! Free or low-cost flu and other childhood immunization and insurance enrollment events in December and January
Numerous free or low-cost clinics throughout King County in December and January will connect children and adults with necessary flu and other recommended vaccinations as well as assistance enrolling in health insurance.
As cases skyrocket, new free COVID-19 test site at Highline College expands testing capacity
A new free COVID-19 test site will open at Highline College on Friday, November 20. This new site complements free test sites already in operation in Renton, Auburn, Tukwila and Federal Way, increasing access to testing across south King County as cases skyrocket.
King County Board of Health meeting on November 19, 2020
The King County Board of Health holds a meeting on November 19, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. The agenda includes discussion and possible action on age restrictions for electronic smoking devices and a resolution urging the state to address racism as a public health crisis.
New case of measles in King County
Public Health – Seattle & King County is investigating a new confirmed measles case in a child, with possible exposures in Sea-Tac Airport.
Vashon Island beaches closed for shellfish harvesting: Paralytic shellfish poison found at unsafe levels
Paralytic shellfish poison has been detected at unsafe levels on Vashon-Maury Island's Quartermaster Harbor beaches. As a result, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has closed these areas to recreational shellfish harvest. The commercial harvest is not affected. People should always check the DOH shellfish safety website before harvesting shellfish.
Date change: Free drive-thru back-to-school vaccine and flu clinic set for Oct. 10 rescheduled for Oct. 17 in Kent
Because of anticipated poor weather this weekend, a free drive-thru vaccine clinic for school-aged children and flu clinic for all community members ages 4 and older set for Oct. 10 has been rescheduled for Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the ShoWare Center in Kent.
Hay dos nuevos sitios para hacerse la prueba de COVID-19 en la zona sur del Condado de King
En Tukwila y en Federal Way habrá dos nuevos sitios para hacerse la prueba de COVID-19 de manera gratuita. Estos dos lugares complementarán a otros dos centros de pruebas que abrieron recientemente en Renton y Auburn, aumentando así la disponibilidad de pruebas en nuestra comunidad.