Coronavirus Chronicles

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

We finally have the data.

09/18/2020 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

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

The Real Big One

How Covid-19 Broadened Seattle's Social Divide

The pandemic widened cracks in the city’s social infrastructure—ones that endanger our most essential workers.

07/28/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Dangers of the Dial

Is Our Coronavirus Recovery About to Go Backward?

The governor didn’t rule it out as he announced counties will remain in their current phases.

07/14/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

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

HEALTH CARE HEROES

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

The University of Washington Virology Lab churned out thousands of results that informed public health measures well beyond Washington’s borders.

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