COVID-19 Child Care Support

Do you need help with child care costs? You may qualify for financial assistance to pay for child care if you live or work in King County, fall within income guidelines and your income, work schedule, or access to child care has been negatively impacted by COVID-19 or you are an essential worker.  Program eligibility Must be under 400% FPL Must live or work…

Que puede esperar al quedarse en un centro de aislamiento y cuarentena del Condado de King

Vea este video para que sepa que puede esperar ver al hospedarse en uno de los centros de aislamiento y cuarentena del condado de King. Si necesita un lugar para aislarse o ponerse en cuarentena, le damos la bienvenida.

Plumbing problem forces temporary closure of Aurora Isolation and Quarantine site

Guests staying at the Aurora Isolation and Quarantine site were safely transported to the Issaquah location last night when plumbing and sewer problems made it impossible to continue operations there. Sufficient capacity was available at the isolation and quarantine center in Issaquah on Sept. 24 to welcome the relocated guests from Seattle, who will complete…

King County moves swiftly to contain COVID-19 exposure

In response to wildfire smoke and poor air quality, King County opened a Clean Air Shelter in partnership with the City of Seattle on Friday, Sept. 11, to bring people experiencing homelessness indoors. Public Health – Seattle & King County contact tracing and case investigation have identified two people who tested positive for COVID-19 and…

Temporary shelter opens in Sodo to offer respite from smoke filled air

As wildfires rage in Washington State, the air quality in Seattle and King County has worsened and all residents have been cautioned to stay indoors over the weekend.  To offer a safe, clean place for people experiencing homelessness to come inside and breathe clean air, King County and the City of Seattle worked together to…

Panel discussions: addressing inequities through King County’s COVID-19 recovery

King County Executive Dow Constantine will join several Community Leaders in a panel discussion to explore how King County’s COVID-19 recovery work can best address many of the persistent challenges that perpetuate inequities in our communities. The panels will look at issues of economic inequality, racism, healthcare, climate, jobs and small business recovery, housing, education,…