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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.


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.


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.