Emergency Smoke Relief Shelter Extended to Friday

As wildfire smoke and other pollutants continue to contaminate the air, and air quality conditions in the region remain “unhealthy for all,” King County and the City of Seattle are again extending the Smoke Relief Shelter for people experiencing homelessness. The shelter, located at the Sodo Assessment and Recovery Center, is extended for another day.…

Emergency Smoke Relief Shelter Extended to Thursday

With air quality remaining “unhealthy for all” due to continued wildfire smoke and contaminated air, King County and the City of Seattle are extending the Smoke Relief Shelter at the Sodo Assessment and Recovery Center for another day. Closure is now expected on Thursday, September 17, 2020. The emergency shelter opened on Friday, September 11…

Emergency Smoke Shelter staying open as poor air quality continues

An emergency smoke relief shelter created last Friday to bring people experiencing homelessness inside remains open until Wednesday morning as continuing wildfire smoke continues to choke the Puget Sound region. King County and the City of Seattle came together to open an emergency shelter on September 11, offering relief for up to 100 people currently…

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…