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King County domestic and sexual violence services available during COVID-19 outbreak

Advocacy organizations are adjusting their services to meet survivor needs

 

County Council approves $2.2M for emergency childcare

For first responders and other essential workers during COVID-19 crisis

 

Retroactive unemployment payments ensure full benefits for eligible Washingtonians

State Employment Security Department commissioner releases details

 

State attorney general warns to beware of scams related to stimulus checks

Scammers already targeting COVID-19 payments

New report indicates positive impact in King County of social distancing on COVID-19 epidemic

But heath officials say more progress needed | Public Health – Seattle King County

This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows COVID-19, the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows COVID-19, the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.

UW doctor offers answers about COVID-19

Who should get tested? Who can get coronavirus? Staying at home key to stop spreading

Washington scrambles to boost supply of life-saving protective items for healthcare workers

State officials say they had to be “creative” to obtain protective equipment in global demand.

COVID-19 gathering restriction delays funerals

For one funeral home owner, the confusion came to a head after a recent service.

Entrance to the Tukwila Library branch of the King County Library System on March 17. KCLS announced March 13 that it would be closed until April at earliest in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Mitchell Atencio/staff photo

KCLS pivots to digital during coronavirus pandemic

KCLS is dedicating more time and content to digital services while unable to open its physical locations.

Entrance to the Tukwila Library branch of the King County Library System on March 17. KCLS announced March 13 that it would be closed until April at earliest in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Mitchell Atencio/staff photo

Legislators request unemployment assistance for independent contractors

Federal funds for hairdressers, high tech coders and others

King County suspends work release program

Effort taken to reduce jail population for safety of everyone during COVID-19 pandemic

King County COVID-19 death total hits 87

Statewide death total at 110; 93 percent test negative

King County reduces district court operations

The reductions are in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Gov. Jay Inslee.

Gov. Inslee to address public at 5:30 p.m. Monday

Governor expected to lay out enhanced strategies to mitigate the COVID-19 outbreak.

Gov. Jay Inslee.
Some medical supplies, including face masks, respirators and gowns provided to Washington by the federal government March 5 in conjunction with a visit from U.S. Vice President Mike Pence to Camp Murray in Pierce County, Washington. Cameron Sheppard/WNPA News Service

President issues virus disaster declaration for Washington state

Governor appoints Navy Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono to oversee COVID-19 response management.

Some medical supplies, including face masks, respirators and gowns provided to Washington by the federal government March 5 in conjunction with a visit from U.S. Vice President Mike Pence to Camp Murray in Pierce County, Washington. Cameron Sheppard/WNPA News Service

Sound Transit to temporarily reduce service on light rail, Sounder trains

New schedules reflect greatly reduced demand, anticipated staffing shortages

Passengers on a King County Metro bus. File photo

King County Metro cancels fares

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, riders in King County take free buses

Passengers on a King County Metro bus. File photo

Western Washington Goodwills to close March 19 to April 2 due to COVID-19 concerns

Most donation stations will remain open.