King County Executive
As part of recovery effort, Executive Constantine announces supplemental budget to continue COVID-19 response, help small businesses, arts and tourism; fund homeless youth programs
King County Executive Dow Constantine transmitted an emergency spending package today to the King County Council that would continue the County’s critical COVID-19 response efforts, including leasing isolation sites and providing alternatives to shelters. The appropriation request also supports small businesses and advances future lodging revenues for tourism and arts.
Executive Constantine on Harborview bond measure: a generational opportunity to support region’s trauma hospital
King County Executive Dow Constantine transmitted legislation to the King County Council today that would place a capital improvement bond measure before King County voters on the November 2020 General Election ballot. The measure seeks voter approval of $1.74 billion in general obligation bond funding over 20 years for health and safety improvements at King County’s Harborview Medical Center.
King County awards $1 million to provide language access and other COVID-19 services to frontline community groups
King County Executive Dow Constantine and members of the King County Council invested $1 million to provide flexible resources for engagement and outreach to organizations on the frontline of the coronavirus outbreak to provide language access and other resources.
King County to offer hotel rooms to healthcare workers impacted by COVID-19
In partnership with the state’s health care unions, King County Executive Dow Constantine and King County Council Chair Claudia Balducci today announced that the County reserved a block of rooms at Hotel 116 in Bellevue for healthcare workers who need a place to stay if they are concerned about COVID-19 exposure.
United Way of King County, City of Seattle and King County Announce $5 million Investment in Rental Assistance Program to Keep Families Affected by COVID-19 from Experiencing Homelessness
United Way of King County, in partnership with King County, the City of Seattle and the Seattle Foundation, today announced the launch of a $5 million investment in United Way’s expanded Home Base program to provide rental assistance to King County households that have lost all or part of their income due to the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19 Resources from King County
King County is committed to ensuring that all residents have the information they need about Novel Coronavirus-19 (COVID-19).