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July

29
JUL

Childhood vaccinations required for back-to-school: Free August vaccine events in Federal Way, Kent, Renton, and Tukwila
On or before the first day of instruction, all K-12 students in Washington state must be up to date on vaccinations required for school, whether attending classes in-person or remotely. King County children ages 4-18 can get all vaccines required for school entry at upcoming free clinics in Federal Way, Kent, Renton, and Tukwila. Childhood vaccination rates have dipped significantly during the pandemic; now is the best time to get caught up!

29
JUL

Se requieren vacunas infantiles para el regreso a la escuela: Eventos gratuitos de vacunación de agosto en Federal Way, Kent, Renton y Tukwila
Durante o antes del primer día de regreso a clases, todos los estudiantes de Kindergarten a Grado 12 (K-12) en el estado de Washington deben de estar al día con las vacunas que se requieren para asistir a la escuela, ya sea que asistan a clases en persona o de manera remota.

26
JUL

Puget Sound region local health jurisdictions issue joint statement recommending masking in indoor public spaces
Health officers from across the Puget Sound region are recommending facial coverings for everyone in indoor public spaces regardless of vaccine status. COVID-19 rates are increasing across the region largely due to the spread of the more contagious delta variant.

20
JUL

Center ha sido trasladado a la Clínica del Departamento de Salud Pública de Kent Citas para la vacuna contra el COVID-19 disponibles en el sur del condado de King
Como parte de los esfuerzos para integrar la vacunación contra el COVID-19 en el cuidado rutinario de la salud, la clínica de vacunación del Condado de King se ha trasladado del Kent ShoWare Center a la Clínica de Salud Pública de Kent del Condado de King.

19
JUL

COVID-19 vaccination site has moved from Kent ShoWare Center to Kent Public Health Clinic
As part of efforts to integrate COVID-19 vaccination into routine care, King County’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic has moved from the Kent ShoWare Center to King County’s Kent Public Health Clinic.

14
JUL

King County Board of Health meeting on July 15, 2021
The King County Board of Health is holding a meeting on July 15 at 1:00 p.m. The agenda includes discussion of drug user health and a determinants of equity briefing.