Coronavirus Chronicles

What You Can and Can't Do Once You're Vaccinated

No hugging people on the street—yet.

03/16/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Phase 3 Is Almost Upon Us, Seattle

Governor Jay Inslee released a "boatload of good news" on Thursday.

03/11/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Did Washington Get Its Vaccine Line Right?

We asked a bioethicist and mathematical modeler.

03/11/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Shots, Shots, Shots

How Many People Have Received a Coronavirus Vaccine in Washington?

Vaccination numbers for King County and Washington.

02/25/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Public Health

Is It Time to Upgrade Your Cloth Mask?

As new variants spread, it’s wise.

01/28/2021 By Stefan Milne

2020 Capsules

How Does a Montessori School Teacher Adapt to Remote Learning?

Sonya Maslenikov reflects on student-led resilience at the Pacific Crest School.

12/23/2020 By Erin Wong

Coronavirus Chronicles

The Vaccine Rollout Is Already an Emotional Roller Coaster

Recapping a wild first week.

12/23/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

2020 Capsules

Bus Drivers Had to Follow Some Wrenching Directions in 2020

Operators like Nathan Vass have navigated the intersection of safety and kindness.

12/21/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Coronavirus Chronicles

What We Know About Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution in Washington

Even though the first shipment is on the ground in our state, questions remain.

12/14/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Open Wide

New Seattle Kiosks Offer Covid-19 Tests That Don't Tickle Your Brain

A pair of booths now offer an oral alternative to the standard nasal swab.

12/11/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Washington Has Adopted the CDC’s Riskier Quarantine Guidelines

A two-week quarantine has been canon since February, but the state now offers alternatives.

12/04/2020 By Christy Carley

Tech Tracing

What You Need to Know About Washington’s New Covid-19 Exposure App

To start: You won’t find it under “Apps” on iPhone.

12/01/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

earned turns

Backcountry Skiing Is Blowing Up This Winter

Skiers are heading out-of-bounds in droves this season—but all those newbies could snowball into disaster.

11/25/2020 By Allison Williams

Beam, Science

Seattle Innovators Harness a Coronavirus Kryptonite: UVC Light

A UW program and Bothell-based startup use ultraviolet radiation to disinfect items.

11/25/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

In Your Feed

Seattle Restaurant Support Reminds Us, Facebook Has an Upside

How founder Jill Gallagher built Seattle's real talk resource for pandemic dining.

11/19/2020 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Amber Fouts

Health Hub

The Race for a Coronavirus Vaccine Runs Through Fred Hutch

How Seattle’s cancer research center became a nexus for coordinating and understanding vaccine studies.

11/18/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Support Local

A List of Resources to Help Seattle’s Small Businesses Amid the Covid-19 Crisis

Owners and workers can benefit from a host of programs.

11/16/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Your Thanksgiving Dinner Is Now Served with a Two-Week Quarantine

The governor's appeal to families across the state caps a week of warnings about Covid-19's spread.

11/13/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Washington Must Prioritize Teachers in Vaccine Distribution Plan

Otherwise, Seattle's latest extension of remote learning won't be the last.

10/26/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy