Skip to main content
Our website is changing! Starting March 31, 2023 our website will look different, but we're working hard to make sure you can still find what you need.  
King County logo

Public Health news and blog



Free vaccination events provide required back-to-school Immunizations
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 through age 18 can get all vaccines required for K-12 school entry, as well as COVID-19 vaccines and boosters, at upcoming free clinics.


Heat-Related Illness Surveillance Data for Friday, 7/29 – Sunday, 7/31
The Puget Sound Region was under a National Weather Service excessive heat warning July 26 through 31, 2022. Heat can be deadly, but deaths from heat are preventable. During this heat event, Public Health - Seattle & King County is releasing daily reports of preliminary data on heat-related illness surveillance. Today's report is for data from Friday, 7/29 through Sunday, 7/31.