Coronavirus Chronicles

Where to Find a Covid PCR Test in King County

Government- or hospital-run Covid-19 testing locations in Seattle, Auburn, Federal Way, Bellevue, and Puget Sound for those with symptoms or for travel.

01/10/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Power Players

The Most Influential Scientists, Doctors, and Environmentalists in Seattle

Seattle doctors, health care researchers, and climate change policymakers shaping our world.

12/08/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Coronavirus Chronicles

What to Know about the Omicron Variant and Covid Booster Shots

What do we know about the new Covid variant? Do we even need boosters? Can you mix and match Covid vaccine brands?

12/06/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Group Chat

Why Are Women Leaving the Workforce?

A trio of occupational experts from the University of Washington, the Swing Shift, and Yohana discuss what’s causing millions of women leave their jobs.

11/23/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Northern Exposure

The Canadian Border Fully Reopens to Travelers

Finally, nonessential travel is open both ways across the U.S.-Canada border.

11/02/2021 By Allison Williams

Coronavirus Chronicles

Your 5- to 11-Year-Old Is Finally Eligible for a Covid Vaccine

The FDA and CDC approved shots for children 5-11, meaning Covid vaccines are coming to Seattle pediatrician offices, pharmacies, and hospitals near you.

11/02/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Let's Tock Turkey

These Seattle Restaurants Offer Takeout Thanksgiving Dinner

Not into grunt work (or indoor dining)? You can still treat yourself with Thanksgiving food to-go.

11/01/2021 By Lucas Kaplan

PSA

A New Downtown Vaccination Hub Opens Tomorrow at Amazon

Amazon, Swedish, and Virginia Mason Franciscan Health partnered with the city to bring vaccines and booster shots to downtown Seattle.

10/22/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

How Does Covid Vaccine Verification Work at King County Businesses?

A new policy for restaurants, bars, Kraken games, and large outdoor events takes effect on October 25 in Seattle. This is what you need to know.

10/21/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Roloviched

How Many Washington Workers Fired Themselves by Rejecting Vaccination?

Seattle's compliance with the Covid vaccine mandate was better than the state's overall, even amongst the Seattle Police Department.

10/20/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Calling HR

Are Religious Exemptions for Vaccines Legit?

WSU's football coach Nick Rolovich tried to claim it and millions more may with confusion around President Biden's vaccine mandate for large businesses.

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 additional doses of coronavirus vaccines.

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

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