Resilient Seattle

Seattle's Coronavirus Timeline, from Toilet Paper to Mask Laws

What just happened?

08/04/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Resilient Seattle

The Doctor Will Zoom You Now

Dermatologist Melanie Clemenz went all in on telemedicine.

08/04/2020 By Allison Williams

First Person, Last Word

What a Virus Taught Me About Uncertainty

The five years I’ve lived with chronic illness have worked as a strange preparation for a pandemic.

08/04/2020 By Bess Lovejoy

They've Got You Covered

King County Is Giving Away Free Masks Today

Here’s the info on the latest popup event.

07/28/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

FRONT LINE FORCE

Seattle's Health Care Heroes

They’ve heard our joyful noises of support. Now it’s our turn to listen—to the people, and stories, behind the feats of medicine combating Covid-19.

07/23/2020 Edited by Benjamin Cassidy

Health Care Heroes

How a Group of Seattle Scientists Revealed Covid-19's Stateside Spread

Collaboration, serendipity, and a whole lot of brainpower.

07/23/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Health Care Heroes

Seattle's Health Care Workers: The Stories Behind the Masks

From ICU nurses to “dofficers,” hospital workers showed their mettle when beds filled and ventilators disappeared.

07/23/2020 Photography by David Ryder By Benjamin Cassidy

Health Care Heroes

When a Doctor Needed Life Support

Deploying a last-ditch device, a Swedish Medical Center team saved an EvergreenHealth MD from becoming a victim of the pandemic.

07/23/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Zoom-ba

These Virtual Fitness Classes from Seattle Instructors Are Still Streaming

In case you’re hesitant to roll that yoga mat outside your living room.

06/29/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Mental Health Matters

This Summer May Be a Tough One for Youth Mental Health

Now's the time to talk about it.

06/10/2020 By Annette Maxon

Coronavirus Chronicles

New Face Covering Directive Orders King County to Mask Up

There won’t be any penalty if you don't, though.

05/11/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Welp

Inslee Extends 'Stay Home' Order through at Least May 31

The governor's recovery plan is a four-phase approach.

05/01/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Washingtonians Should Brace Themselves for Staying Home Beyond May 4

If Inslee’s following the latest models, that is.

04/27/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Essential Work

How Seattle Copes: Estela Tabangcura Keeps Patients' Rooms Clean

The hospital housekeeper works every single day to ensure UW Medicine and Virginia Mason stay as sanitary as possible.

04/23/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

3 Takeaways from Jay Inslee's Coronavirus Recovery Plan for Washington

The governor's announcement offered a little clarity about our future response to the pandemic. But questions still remain.

04/22/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Why You Shouldn’t Give Up on Virtual Happy Hours

Forget the crosstalk and poor Wi-Fi signals. The psychological benefits are vital for some.

04/17/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Viral Vocab

Know Thy Masks: A Primer to Face Covers

Do you really know the difference between an N95 respirator and a surgical mask?

04/14/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Making Do

No Sewing Machine? No Problem.

If you can't craft yourself a proper face cover, here's how to find, fashion, or buy a mask.

04/14/2020 By Allison Williams

Face the Facts

Seattle Is Now a City of Masks

They're not impermeable, but homemade face coverings can help stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.

04/14/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

HEALTH CARE HEROES

How UW’s Virology Lab Helped Forge the Nation’s Covid-19 Testing

The University of Washington Virology Lab churned out thousands of results that informed public health measures well beyond Washington’s borders.

04/10/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy