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King County Board of Health meeting on July 19, 2018
The King County Board of Health holds its next meeting on 7/19/18. Topics on the agenda include briefings on health coverage and homelessness guidelines and recommendations.
Seeking people exposed to bat at Cottage Lake Park in Woodinville
Cottage Lake Park staff found a bat that appears to have been handled in the park men’s restroom. The bat was released by park staff so we do not know if it has rabies. If you had any contact with a bat in a restroom in Cottage Lake Park, contact Public Health or your medical provider immediately to determine if rabies preventative treatment is necessary. Rabies can be life-threatening, but is treatable if caught early before any symptoms develop.
Rabid bat found at Hollywood Hills Equestrian Park in Woodinville
A rabid bat was found at Hollywood Hills Equestrian Park in Woodinville. If you had any contact with a bat at Hollywood Hills Equestrian Park on June 23 or June 24, 2018, seek medical care immediately for information on preventative treatment. Rabies can be life-threatening, but treatable if caught early before any symptoms develop.
King County Board of Health meeting on June 21, 2018
The King County Board of Health holds its next meeting on 6/21/18. Topics on the agenda include a briefing on LOK-IT-UP Safe Firearm Storage Program, discussion and possible action on local hazardous waste management fees and healthy housing recommendations, and a Legislative update.
Seeking people exposed to rabid bat at UW
A rabid bat was found near Husky Stadium at the University of Washington (UW) on Saturday, May 19 and at least one person was bitten. Multiple people were likely exposed to the rabid bat. If you may have had contact with the bat, seek medical care immediately.
King County Board of Health meeting May 17, 2018
The King County Board of Health holds its next meeting on 5/17/18. Topics on the agenda include briefings on the state of the health of King County, setting rates for the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program, and a Legislative update.
Drug overdose deaths continue to increase
Drug and alcohol use caused the deaths of 379 King County residents in 2017—an increase from 348 in 2016—according to two new reports published today by Public Health – Seattle & King County and the University of Washington’s Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute.
King County Board of Health meeting on April 19, 2018
The King County Board of Health holds its next meeting on April 19, 2018. The agenda includes a briefing and possible action on a resolution on safer alternatives for chemicals, discussion and possible action on a rule and regulation relating to smokeless tobacco at sporting event sites, and a Legislative update.
25th Anniversary of April Pools Day! Come enjoy family fun and free water time to get ready for the season
As we gear up for the outdoor swimming and water recreation season, it’s a great time for community members to get the information they need to enjoy the water safely. Families can enjoy free swim time and activities at over 19 participating city, county and private pools throughout the state. A list of participating pools is available www.kingcounty.gov/april-pools
25 ° aniversario del Día de las Piscinas en abril iVen a disfrutar de las piscinas con toda tu familia y recibe información y prepararte para la temporada del calor!
Más de 19 piscinas de la ciudad, el condado y sitios privados participarán en el 25 ° aniversario del Día de las Piscinas en abril. Tendrán tiempo libre de natación y juegos sin costos. Una lista de piscinas participantes está disponible: www.kingcounty.gov/april-pools