FEATURE

Seattle’s Other Modern Public Health Crises

Before Covid-19 there was AIDS, E. coli, SARS, and more. The city learned lessons from each.

05/13/2020 By James Ross Gardner

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

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

Vial Valor

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

Our local scientific juggernaut handles incoming specimens while anticipating the next stages of disease mitigation.

04/10/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Sponsored Content

Regence to Invest in Fight Against COVID-19 Crisis

Funds will shore up food assistance, community aid, and prepare for future hurdles.

04/07/2020 By Ben McBee

Coronavirus Chronicles

‘Immunocompromised’ and the Burden of Chronic Illness During a Pandemic

How an esoteric catch-all highlights, and heightens, the uncertainties of a broad population.

03/24/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Quarantine State of Mind

A Quick Guide to Coronavirus Jargon

“Flatten the curve” and other ways you can sound more informed when you debate the outbreak.

03/13/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Quarantine State of Mind

What You Can Do to Help Seattle's COVID-19 Response

Perk up, couch potato. You can still make a difference.

03/10/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

DISPATCHES FROM QUARANTINE

Here's What You Need to Know About Coronavirus in Seattle

Check this updating article for the latest coronavirus news.

03/10/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Quarantine State of Mind

Dispatch from the Couch: My FOMO-Free Weekend in Seattle

Fear of missing out was AWOL for me this weekend, but by Sunday, I was riddled with confusion and guilt.

03/09/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Quarantine State of Mind

Seattle Needs a Handshake Alternative

Can we decide on this already?

03/05/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Arts News

Emerald City Comic Con Starts Next Week, But Now It's Offering Refunds

The festival, which begins next week, amended its refund policy for those "unable or uncomfortable attending."

03/04/2020 By Stefan Milne

Sick & Safe

The Coronavirus Highlights Why Paid Sick Leave Is Vital

In 2016 Washington passed a law requiring paid sick leave for most employees. Now it feels important to the public at large.

03/03/2020 By Stefan Milne

News Wire

King County Is the American Epicenter of the Novel Coronavirus

Here's what you need to know to help stop its spread.

03/02/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Going Viral

The Wuhan Coronavirus Just Reached Washington. Corona-what?

Here's what you need to know about the first documented U.S. case of the potentially deadly virus.

01/21/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

The Potty Problem

Why Does No One Give a Crap About Seattle's Public Restrooms?

Our city's bathroom impasse should be recognized for what it is: a public health crisis.

08/27/2019 By Sam Jones

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Blueprints for a New Road Order

Today's picks for civic nerds

04/15/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: A Fearless Sea Captain's Fight For Abortion Rights

Today's picks for civic nerds

04/10/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Education's Role in Public Health

Today's picks for civic nerds

09/10/2014 By Kristen Farnam

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Ending Homelessness Through "Progressive Engagement"

Today's picks for civic nerds

09/09/2014 By Kristen Farnam