Auburn Isolation and Quarantine Site Closes as Omicron Cases Decrease  

Six weeks after announcing the opening of the Auburn Isolation and Quarantine (I&Q) site, King County stopped serving guests at this facility as of Friday, February 18 due to COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations decreasing. King County will continue to operate an I&Q facility for King County residents that do not have a safe place to…

New Auburn Isolation and Quarantine Site Opens as Omicron Cases Rise  

As the highly infectious Omicron variant spreads at a rapid rate across the state, and cases in King County tripled from the highest peak seen previously in the pandemic, we expect a continued upward trend in January. King County urges people to prepare and take the necessary precautions to slow the spread, and as part of the overarching effort by the County to help reduce transmission and keep our hospital beds available for people with acute…

Kent Isolation and Quarantine Facility to re-open as local case counts increase

With COVID-19 case counts rising throughout the region, King County is preparing to re-open the Kent Isolation and Quarantine Facility located on Central Avenue in Kent on Nov. 30.  The Kent facility has been temporarily deactivated since earlier this summer. The I/Q facilities currently open in Issaquah and Aurora (Seattle) are still accepting admissions, but…

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…