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…

What to Expect Staying at a King County Isolation and Quarantine Center

King County continues to offer community members a safe place to isolate, quarantine and recover from COVID-19. A new video shows what guests can expect.

FareStart Steps Up to Feed More Community Members During COVID-crisis

FareStart is providing more prepared meals than ever to make sure people in our community impacted by COVID-19 or experiencing food insecurity don’t go hungry. FareStart’s emergency meal program delivers thousands of meals daily to more than 100 sites, including King County’s isolation and quarantine centers.

Metro Connects Communities with Care during COVID-19 Crisis

Metro and MV Transportation worked in partnership with the Department of Community and Human Services and Public Health – Seattle & King County to develop the Transportation Pandemic Response initiative to safely transport some of our community's most vulnerable members to and from King County's isolation and quarantine centers.

Need support to isolate or quarantine? King County is here to help.

Isolation and quarantine are important to help keep the community healthy by containing illness. It can also be hard, especially for those living with multiple family members with a vulnerable family member at home, residents in a group or shared living facility, elders who may not have support, or anyone who does not have a…