Coronavirus Chronicles

Need More Rapid Covid Tests? Washington's Got You.

An online portal for antigen tests will launch soon to double those White House swab shipments.

01/20/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Where to Find a Covid PCR Test in King County

A list of government-backed or hospital-run Covid-19 testing locations in Seattle, Auburn, Federal Way, Bellevue, and cities in the Puget Sound area.

01/10/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Coronavirus Chronicles

The Latest Covid Guidelines—and Other Things the CDC Says

Do you have to quarantine if you're vaccinated? Fabric or N95? Who can get a booster? And what do Seattle public health agencies think about what the CDC says?

01/06/2022 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

The Big Dark

Patty Murray Wants to Stop Turning Back the Clock

The Washington Democrat has teamed up with Florida Republican Marco Rubio and others to back the bipartisan Sunshine Protection Act.

11/05/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Flame Out

Seattle Guide to Wildfires and Smoke

How to track fires and breathe safely during our most apocalyptic season.

07/30/2021 By Allison Williams

Code Blue

The ER Is (Not) the Place to Be This Summer

Fireworks and fingers don’t mix.

07/19/2021 By Angela Cabotaje