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

Your New Year's Eve and Holiday Gathering Plans Are Restricted

But you don't have to learn any new rules.

12/09/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Obsession

How Quarantine Rejuvenated Our Skincare Obsession

Stay-home orders may have messed with our heads—but we found a way to save our faces.

12/08/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Pace of Change

How Can Seattle Lead the Way to a More Inclusive Running Industry?

Shannon Woods of Brooks Running has joined a national coalition of industry leaders devoted to the cause.

12/04/2020 By Erin Wong

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

Group Chat

Should Washington Embrace a Four-Day Workweek?

A bill to trim our 40-hour norm didn’t gain traction in Olympia this year. But a political backer and two early adopters say the pandemic may change some minds.

12/03/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

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

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

Pandemic Goals

An Ultramarathoner Is Running Every Street in Her Seattle Neighborhood

She doesn’t skip the alleys, either.

11/19/2020 By Erin Wong

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

Coronavirus Chronicles

Washington's New Covid-19 Restrictions Are a Gut Punch to Restaurants

Gyms, museums, and movie theaters also feel the pain in this round of rollbacks.

11/16/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Department of 2020

A Measles Case at Sea-Tac Prompts an Investigation in King County

Others in the airport late on November 5 may have been exposed to the contagious illness.

11/12/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Feature

How Seattle Volunteers Boosted the World’s Coronavirus Vaccine Hopes

Early in the pandemic, they received the first shots of any coronavirus vaccine. Nobody knew what would happen next.

11/09/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy Photography by Carlton Canary

Natural Medicine

Our Evergreen Surrounds Can Help Us Weather Our Pandemic Blues

Some tips for adding a healthy dose of nature to your day.

11/06/2020 By Christy Carley

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

Curve Queries

Does the Outbreak on UW's Greek Row Raise Our Covid-19 Tally?

And two other nerdy questions about our latest coronavirus uptick.

10/16/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

A Crushing Curve

The Disillusionment Phase of the Pandemic Is Upon Us

What that means for our mental health.

10/08/2020 By Christy Carley

Defy Donald

Covid-19 Prevention Should Continue to ‘Dominate’ Behavior in Seattle

Don’t let political theatrics and some sunny stats trump science.

10/06/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Feature

A Navy Vet's Miraculous, Indefinite Recovery from Covid-19

Following multiple brushes with death and a monthslong hospital stay, an Oak Harbor man returned home. But his rehabilitation continues.

09/21/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy Photography by Carson Artac