Public Health — Seattle & King County
Protecting and improving the health and well-being of King County
What you've probably been calling "a stomach bug"― the fast and furious illness that causes vomiting and diarrhea ― could be norovirus. Norovirus is a germ that spreads quickly and easily, especially in enclosed spaces like nursing homes, schools, child care facilities, and office buildings. Learn more through the resources below:
We’ve got flu information for individuals and families, pregnant women, schools, employers, and health care providers.
Protecting public health and the environment by reducing the amount of medicines available for misuse and keeping waste medicines out of waterways and water supplies. Find a drop-box in King County.
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January 9, 2018
An overwhelming desire for health insurance, as deadline looms
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December 20, 2017
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