Coronavirus Chronicles

How’s Covid-19 Contact Tracing Going in Washington?

We finally have the data.

09/18/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Pandemic Hacker

How Bill Gates Became Our Covid-19 Oracle

After taking another step back from Microsoft, our original tech titan uploaded his global health mission to the national consciousness.

09/15/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Department of Good News

Three Reasons Why Everything Isn’t Totally Terrible Right Now

Promising coronavirus data and other positive developments of late in Seattle.

09/15/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

IS THAT ALLOWED?

Taking a Fitness Class In Person: Is That Allowed?

Restrictions have changed in recent weeks.

09/09/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Inferno Year

Seattle Has a New, Old Reason to Stay Home: Wildfire Smoke

Seattle's air quality was worst in the world for at least a brief period yesterday.

09/09/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Chronicles of the Curve

How to Interpret King County's Latest Coronavirus Numbers

Where we stand as summer winds down.

08/31/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

PSA

Even Without Symptoms, You Should Still Get Tested for Covid-19

The Washington state health authority isn’t echoing the CDC’s latest guidance.

08/27/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Where Covid-19 Outbreaks Are Happening in Washington

A new report from the state’s health department offers details about the origins of the virus’s spread.

08/05/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

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 Edited by Allison Williams By Melanie Clemenz

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

TOP DOCTORS

Top Doctors 2020

Our annual list of the best health care professionals in the region.

08/01/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

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