Calling HR

Are Religious Exemptions for Vaccines Legit?

WSU's football coach Nick Rolovich tried to claim it to avoid state-mandated vaccine requirements but was still fired.

10/19/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

COVER GIRL

It's Time to Upgrade Your Mask Stash

Our editors review some of the finest options around Seattle, from Baggu's loop mask to the new three-layer face cover from Outdoor Research.

10/19/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Coronavirus Chronicles

Yes, We're Still Talking about Covid Vaccine Myths

Doctors from Fred Hutch, Harborview, and Sacred Heart debunk misinformation and myths about the Covid-19 vaccine.

10/19/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

News Wire

Crew Shortages Rock Washington State Ferries

A new ferry schedule cuts back on the number of boats servicing Seattle and the rest of the Puget Sound region.

10/15/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Some of Us Are in a Disaster Cascade

A Washington State Department of Health report shows that, on the heels of the Delta variant, many people are heading back toward disillusionment.

10/15/2021 By Malia Alexander

Shots, Shots, Shots

Flu Season Is Here. Should We Be Worried?

Can you get your Covid booster and flu shot at the same time? Plus, other answers from a Virginia Mason infectious disease doctor.

10/08/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Coronavirus Chronicles

Where to Find Covid Vaccine Booster Shots in King County

A list of government-backed sites in Seattle, Bellevue, Kent, and other Puget Sound region cities offering third doses of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine.

09/28/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

At Long Last

It's a Big Week for Local Restaurant Reopenings

Essex, Bar Taglio, New Luck Toy, Hood Famous Cafe and Bar, and Cafe Hitchcock get back in the game.

09/22/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Doomscroll Diversions

The City of Kent’s Twitter Account Is Wild

The official government account @CityofKent talks ivermectin, the aroma of Tacoma, and chicken tendies.

09/22/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

King County Restaurants, Bars, and More Require Proof of Vaccination Starting October 25

Restaurants, bars, theaters, and gyms in King County will require proof of vaccination starting October 25. Until then, peruse this list of spots that already do.

09/17/2021 By Grace McGuire and Angela Cabotaje

Coronavirus Chronicles

What to Know about Rapid Covid Tests in King County

How reliable is an at-home Covid test? Where can you get one? How long does it take to get results? What's a PCR test? We've got answers.

09/16/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

QR Code Terroir

Wine Tasting's New Normal

Reservations, wine flights, and zoom tastings are part of the new normal.

09/14/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan

Coronavirus Chronicles

Vaccinated in King County? You're Still Way More Protected from Covid

New data from Public Health—Seattle and King County gives us answers about breakthrough case, hospitalization, and death rates amid the Delta surge.

09/08/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Quote Unquote

Class of 2021 Graduate Ellie Snyder Came of Age in Covid

The newly minted Garfield High School alum came of age in a strange era.

08/31/2021 By Allison Williams

Group Chat

Which Pandemic Real Estate Trends Are for Real?

Housing market monitors from Windermere, Bascomb Real Estate Group, and Keller Williams Greater Seattle weigh in on suburban flight and other developments.

08/31/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

An Outdoor Lunch Petition Manifests Seattle's Back-to-School Stress

Community members have called for meals at Seattle Public Schools to be held outside as the Delta variant spreads in the area.

08/30/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

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

Well of course

Headed to a Seattle Theater? You Better Be Vaxxed.

Pacific Northwest Ballet, 5th Avenue Theatre, Village Theatre, Seattle Opera, Seattle Repertory Theatre, ACT Theatre, Seattle Symphony...

08/18/2021 By Stefan Milne

Northern Exposure

The Canadian Border Will Reopen to Travelers This August

We can almost taste the poutine.

07/19/2021 By Allison Williams

Coronavirus Chronicles

Should Your Child Still Wear a Mask This Summer?

Like parenthood, the answer is complicated.

07/06/2021 By Angela Cabotaje