Quarantine State of Mind

A Quick Guide to Coronavirus Jargon

“Flatten the curve” and other ways you can sound more informed when you debate the outbreak.

03/13/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Longreads and Chill

A Seattle Met Longform List for Coronavirus Quarantine

This is a long quarantine for someone with nothing to read about. Here are five stories to get you through the social distancing doldrums.

03/13/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

FOOD PROOF

Hungry? Here's Where to Order Takeout and Delivery in Seattle Right Now

Our latest picks for restaurants offering to-go food in Seattle during the coronavirus pandemic.

03/12/2020 By Seattle Met Staff, Sam Luikens, and Adam H. Callaghan

Quarantine State of Mind

Seattle's Artists Are in Trouble

Venues and organizations large and small are in a bad way because of coronavirus. But we can help.

03/12/2020 By Stefan Milne

INHOSPITABLE HOSPITALITY

What Tom Douglas's Restaurant Closures Mean for the City

Douglas will close all but one of his 13 restaurants for the next eight to 12 weeks, a coronavirus survival plan.

03/12/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Bleacher Report

The New March Madness: Empty Stands

After Inslee’s ban on large gatherings, our major sports teams won't be hosting crowds anytime soon.

03/11/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Noodle News

How Coronavirus Hurts a Local Chinese Restaurant

Xi'an Noodles is just one example of how reduced contact and misconceptions have led to revenue losses.

03/11/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

No Longer Boundless

The Life of a University Student Under Coronavirus Quarantine

When I said I wanted to skip class, this isn’t what I meant.

03/11/2020 By Nicole Pasia

Quarantine State of Mind

What You Can Do to Help Seattle's COVID-19 Response

Perk up, couch potato. You can still make a difference.

03/10/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

DISPATCHES FROM QUARANTINE

Here's What You Need to Know About Coronavirus in Seattle

Check this updating article for the latest coronavirus news.

03/10/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Legume Love

Here’s What to Make with All the Beans You Bought, Seattle

Because there's only so much chili you can eat.

03/10/2020 By Stefan Milne

SPECIAL DELIVERY

Postmates and DoorDash Are Offering No-Contact Delivery

Self-quarantining during the coronavirus outbreak? Just don't want to put on pants? This service is for you.

03/09/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Quarantine State of Mind

Dispatch from the Couch: My FOMO-Free Weekend in Seattle

Fear of missing out was AWOL for me this weekend, but by Sunday, I was riddled with confusion and guilt.

03/09/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

News Wire

We May Finally Have a Grip on Coronavirus Testing in Seattle

After weeks of frustration and red tape, King County may finally be ready to take on the coronavirus.

03/06/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Hard Winter

As Seattle Reduces Contact, Restaurants Are Hurting

Chinese restaurants took the first coronavirus business hits. Now, others' sales are starting to drop.

03/06/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quarantine State of Mind

Seattle Needs a Handshake Alternative

Can we decide on this already?

03/05/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Sick & Safe

The Coronavirus Highlights Why Paid Sick Leave Is Vital

In 2016 Washington passed a law requiring paid sick leave for most employees. Now it feels important to the public at large.

03/03/2020 By Stefan Milne

News Wire

King County Is the American Epicenter of the Novel Coronavirus

Here's what you need to know to help stop its spread.

03/02/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Going Viral

The Wuhan Coronavirus Just Reached Washington. Corona-what?

Here's what you need to know about the first documented U.S. case of the potentially deadly virus.

01/21/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege