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14
JUN

King County Board of Health Meeting Thursday, June 16, 2022
The King County Board of Health will meet Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. The agenda includes briefings on "long COVID" and childhood lead poisoning, and discussion and possible action regarding King County Board of Health restructuring.

23
MAY

Presumptive case of monkeypox virus being investigated in King County
Public Health – Seattle & King County, with support from Washington State Department of Health, is investigating a presumptive case of monkeypox virus infection reported to Public Health yesterday. The case is in an adult male with international travel in the past month to a country that has also reported monkeypox cases recently.

17
MAY

King County Board of Health Meeting Thursday, May 19, 2022
The King County Board of Health will meet Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. The agenda includes discussion and possible action on items related to retail food establishments and membership of the King County Board of Health.

17
MAY

HealthierHere and Public Health – Seattle & King County Award $2 Million to 28 Organizations to Advance Health Literacy in King County
HealthierHere and Public Health – Seattle & King County announced today that 28 local organizations will receive a total of $2 million in funding as part of the King County Health Literacy Project. The partnership between HealthierHere and Public Health aims to improve public health messaging developed by and for communities most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

20
APR

King County Board of Health meeting on Thursday, April 21, 2022
The King County Board of Health will meet Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. The agenda includes discussion and possible action on items related to the Board’s structure.

15
MAR

King County Board of Health meeting Thursday, March 17, 2022
The King County Board of Health will meet Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. The agenda includes an update from the Interim Director of Public Health - Seattle & King County and a recap of the state legislative session.

22
FEB

Confirmed measles case in Snohomish County resident—Potential risk of exposure for unvaccinated people at locations in King County
Local public health officials have confirmed a measles infection in an infant residing in Snohomish County. The person is believed to have been infected with measles during travel in South Asia prior to arriving in the state.

16
FEB

King County Board of Health Meeting Thursday, February 17
The King County Board of Health will meet Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. The agenda includes an update on the state legislative session and discussion and possible action on a regulation and a resolution related to bike helmets.

26
JAN

Death at Kent COVID-19 isolation and quarantine facility
A COVID-19 patient residing at the Kent isolation and quarantine facility was found deceased in his room the morning of January 25, 2022. Since opening in March 2020, King County’s isolation and quarantine facilities have provided care for 3,686 unique patients. This is the second death to occur at a King County isolation and quarantine facility.

17
DEC

Public Health leaders urge the public to prepare now for a rapid surge in local COVID-19 Omicron cases
As the highly-infectious Omicron variant spreads, new data show that the numbers of new cases are rising very rapidly in our local community and across the U.S. now and will continue to rise over the next few weeks. Local public health leaders urge the King County community to prepare and do what we can during this holiday season to reduce the risk.

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