March 12th, 2020 - Posted in Alerts

Here’s the latest update from your friends at King County Emergency Management.

For those of you that would like to follow the COVID-19 Official News for the three local counties, here are multiple links:

News Updates

* Pandemic: Governor orders K-12 closure through April 24 in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties: click here

* Schools: Area closures for all schools (K thru post-grad): click here

* Department of Health/NWHRN are supporting enrollment of emergency volunteer health practitioners in the COVID-19 response. Applicants’ health license must be good standing. Approved volunteers will be assigned as needs arise.  Click here for more info and application

* Public Health Insider news update (the latest): click here

* Latest King County area COVID-19 numbers (3/12/20) = 270 cases; 27 deaths

* King County is creating isolation and quarantine sites at multiple locations Media conferences/events

* Friday 2pm: COVID-19 Q&A via Facebook Live – send your question to Public Health experts now @ facebook page

Resources & Guidance (from the WA DOH and CDC)

* Public Health – Fact Sheets, data and more: click here

* CDC Community Mitigation measures for Seattle area: click here

* WA DOH: PPE Allocation Priorities * CDC Guidance:

* For Individuals

* For Healthcare Facilities

* For Long-Term Care Facilities

* For Schools and Childcare Programs

* For Businesses and Employers

* For Community- and Faith-Based Leaders

* For Event Planners of Mass Gatherings or Large Community Events

* For Homeless Shelters [WA State Dept of Commerce also offers guidance]

COVID-19: What you should know and latest updates (from the CDC): click here

COVID-19: Frequently asked questions (from the CDC): click here

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