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…

“No Health Without Mental Health”: Resources to Support Mental Health & Well-being in Our Community

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, King County Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) and Public Health are teaming up to share resources and communicate the importance of mental health to overall health.

COVID–19 vaccine appointments available in south King County through April 26th!

A large number of COVID-19 vaccine appointments are available at King County’s Auburn Outlet Mall and Kent ShoWare clinics for South King County residents. Appointments are open today, April 22 through Monday, April 26. Additional appointments are anticipated to be available next week. Eligible residents can register for an appointment at Public Health’s vaccine website, For assistance…

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.


Originally written by Sharon Bogan on Public Health Insider September marks National Recovery Month, a time to acknowledge the gains made by those in recovery who have faced challenges from mental health or substance use disorders. Many of us have faced these challenges ourselves or know a close friend or family member who has. This…

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.