Public Health news and blog
King County's mask directive ends as COVID-19 rates are down and number of people fully protected hits 70% goal
Public Health – Seattle & King County is announcing the end of the current King County Mask Directive that has been in place since May 20, 2021. Now that the local directive has ended, the Washington state mask guidance is in effect in King County. Unvaccinated people will need to continue wearing masks in indoor public spaces and crowded outdoor spaces.
La directiva del Condado King del uso de mascarillas se termina debido a que los índices de COVID-19 están bajos y el número de personas completamente protegidas ha alcanzado la meta del 70%
El Departamento de Salud Pública – Seattle y el Condado de King está anunciando el fin de la directiva actual de usar mascarillas en el condado de King, la cual fue establecida desde el 20 de mayo del 2021.
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).