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Zero Youth Detention launching the Regional Peacekeepers Collective, June 4th with two public in-person events
King County Executive Dow Constantine and the King County Board of Health have declared June 4th, 2021 as King County Regional Community Safety and Well-being Day in recognition of the rising rates of gun violence in this region and establishment of a pilot program called the King County Regional Peacekeepers Collective (RPKC).
Get vaccinated this holiday weekend: Multiple COVID-19 vaccination sites open, including on Memorial Day
With 97% of current COVID-19 cases among people who are unvaccinated, Memorial Day weekend is a great time to get vaccinated against COVID-19. If you have extra time off work, use it to recuperate in case you have any vaccine side effects, like fatigue or mild fever. COVID-19 vaccination sites throughout King County are open this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
King County Health Officer issues Directive urging continued use of face masks to slow the spread of COVID-19
King County Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin has issued a Local Health Officer Directive that strongly urges residents to continue wearing a face mask in indoor public settings, whether or not they are vaccinated. Public Health – Seattle & King County recommends that businesses who serve the public continue policies to ensure customers and employees wear masks indoors.
King County Board of Health meeting on May 20, 2021
The King County Board of Health is holding a meeting on May 20 at 1:00 p.m. The agenda includes remarks from Director Hayes and incoming Interim Director Worsham, discussion of a resolution to declare a Regional Community Safety and Wellbeing Day, and a determinants of equity retreat briefing.
King County and Snoqualmie Valley Hospital announce vaccination partnership
King County and Snoqualmie Valley Hospital will work together to further expand COVID-19 vaccine distribution and access for King County residents in Snoqualmie Valley.
New Federal Way COVID vaccination site expands vaccine access in south King County
King County and Kaiser Permanente Washington will work together to offer COVID-19 vaccine for south King County residents.
Getting vaccinated just got easier: Auburn and Kent vaccination sites now offering a thousand daily slots with no appointment needed
The availability of COVID-19 vaccines has increased significantly in King County. Thousands of appointments are available at King County’s high-volume vaccination sites, which are now open to everyone age 16 and up. In addition, Public Health’s sites in Kent and Auburn will begin offering up to a thousand walk-in vaccinations per day, with no appointment needed.
King County’s Auburn COVID-19 testing site relocated to Boeing’s facility
King County, in partnership with Boeing, has moved its Auburn COVID-19 testing site to the Boeing Auburn facility, 2400 Perimeter Road, as of April 26. This relocation marks the closing of all COVID-19 testing and vaccination at the General Services Administration (GSA) Complex.
COVID-19 vaccine appointments available in south King County
COVID-19 vaccine appointments are available at King County’s Auburn Outlet Mall and Kent ShoWare clinics for south King County residents. A number of appointments are open today, April 22 through Monday, April 26th. We anticipate additional appointment availability next week as well.
King County Board of Health meeting on April 15, 2021
The King County Board of Health is holding a meeting on April 15th at 1:00 p.m. The agenda includes an update on COVID-19 and vaccine updates and a state legislative update.