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2024 Public Health news

June 14, 2024
Possible measles exposure at Franciscan Urgent Care - West Seattle

Public Health – Seattle & King County is informing the community of a confirmed measles case in a child with possible exposures at Franciscan Urgent Care – West Seattle.

May 31, 2024
Potential exposure to measles from traveler at airport

Public Health – Seattle & King County was notified of a confirmed measles case in an adult with possible exposures in Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA).

May 14, 2024
King County Board of Health meeting Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 1 pm

The King County Board of Health will meet Thursday, May 16, 2024, at 1 pm. The meeting will include briefings on efforts to address the opioid crisis, a public health approach to gun violence, and an update from the Board of Health Homelessness and Health Workgroup.

April 16, 2024
King County Board of Health meeting Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 1 pm

The King County Board of Health will meet Thursday, April 18, 2024, at 1 pm. The meeting will include a briefing on Public Health – Seattle & King County's strategic planning.

March 13, 2024
King County recognizes Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin on announcement of his retirement

After 30 years of service to King County, Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin announces his retirement, effective July 1. Dr. Mia Shim will be appointed as Interim Health Officer.

March 12, 2024
King County Board of Health meeting Thursday, March 21, 2024 at 1 pm

The meeting will include briefings on the King County budget, the Community Health Needs Assessment 2024/2025, ongoing efforts to address the opioid crisis, and severe weather response for people living unsheltered.

February 13, 2024
King County Board of Health meeting Thursday, February 15, 2024 at 1 pm

The King County Board of Health will meet Thursday, February 15, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. The meeting will include discussion and possible action relating to food establishment annual permit fees.

January 30, 2024
Comprehensive healthcare offered at Washington state’s largest free clinic

Seattle/King County Clinic returns to Seattle Center February 15-18, 2024, offering free dental, vision, and medical care to people in need.

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