Covid-19 in Seattle

Coronavirus Chronicles

What to Know about the Delta Variant and Breakthrough Cases in Seattle

How common are breakthrough cases? Are hospitals filling up in Washington? Do we have to wear masks again? We've got the answers.

08/19/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Should Your Child Still Wear a Mask This Summer?

Like parenthood, the answer is complicated.

07/06/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Coronavirus Chronicles

The Day the Pandemic Changed in Washington State

After May 13, “normal” is finally in sight.

05/14/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

What to Expect When You're Expecting...a Covid Vaccine for Your Child

Your 12-year-old can get vaccinated now. Here's what you should know about kids and shots.

05/13/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Prepare for the Two States of Washington: Vaccinated and Unvaccinated

Separate stadium sections. Workplace debates. School mandates. Our political divide is about to become even more apparent.

05/06/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Seattle Isn't Rolling Back to Phase 2

Like the rest of King County, the city remains in Phase 3. A few other areas weren't so lucky.

04/12/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Neighborhood United

Younger Generations Boost Chinatown–International District Businesses

Digital literacy and cultural immersion have mattered in times of crisis.

03/19/2021 By Erin Wong

PSA

When Can You Get a Coronavirus Vaccine in Washington?

Here’s what we know so far about our state’s vaccine line.

03/18/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

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