Health Section

National Pharmaceutical Take-Back Day will be at City Hall on Saturday, April 26

National Pharmaceutical Take-Back Day will be at City Hall on Saturday, April 26

The DEA’s National Pharmaceutical Take-Back Day will be held at SeaTac City Hall on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The Federal Drug Enforcement Administration and participating local... [Read more]

Another case of measles in person visiting Sea-Tac Airport, Seattle

Another case of measles in person visiting Sea-Tac Airport, Seattle

Local public health officials have confirmed a measles infection in a traveler who was at Sea-Tac airport and two locations in Seattle during his contagious period. The traveler is a resident of California... [Read more]

Blood Drive being held Monday, Feb. 3 at Prince of Peace Church

Blood Drive being held Monday, Feb. 3 at Prince of Peace Church

A Blood Drive will be held Monday, Feb. 3 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in SeaTac. “The blood center had a strong blood supply heading in to the Christmas and New Year holidays but as expected... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Prince of Peace Church Monday, Dec. 9

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Prince of Peace Church Monday, Dec. 9

Healthy volunteer humans with blood coursing through their veins are needed for a Blood Drive at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church on Monday, Dec. 9. “The blood center is in the midst of our ‘Give... [Read more]

Sea-Tac Airport food donations surpass 100,000 pounds

Sea-Tac Airport food donations surpass 100,000 pounds

Restaurants at Sea-Tac International Airport have exceeded 100,000 pounds in food donations to the Des Moines Area Food Bank, the Port of Seattle announced this week. The community has benefited from 110,397... [Read more]

Scenes from the 2nd annual ‘Taste of Tukwila’

Scenes from the 2nd annual ‘Taste of Tukwila’

Story and photos by Pam Fernald September 20th was the second annual Taste of Tukwila and I attended with some friends. What a fun community mini event! You could get a cultural ‘taste’ of music, dance... [Read more]

Walk-in Blood Drive at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Monday, Aug. 5

Walk-in Blood Drive at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Monday, Aug. 5

There will be a walk-in Blood Drive at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church from 12:30 – 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 5. “Will you spare 45 minutes to one hour of your time?” asks an announcement. WHEN:... [Read more]

Confirmed case of measles in person traveling through Sea-Tac Airport

Confirmed case of measles in person traveling through Sea-Tac Airport

Local public health officials have learned of a confirmed case of measles in a contagious traveler who arrived at Sea-Tac airport on Thursday, July 4, 2013. Measles is a highly contagious and potentially... [Read more]

City of SeaTac earns 9th consecutive WellCity Award

City of SeaTac earns 9th consecutive WellCity Award

The City of SeaTac recently earned its 9th consecutive WellCity Award from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) Employee Benefit Trust. A total of 84 cities and public entities demonstrated their... [Read more]

Eat Pizza and help raise money for the Highline Relay for Life April 24

Eat Pizza and help raise money for the Highline Relay for Life April 24

BTB Advertiser Rainier Cancer Center wants our Readers to know that they can eat pizza and help raise money for the Highline Relay for Life on Wednesday, April 24 at the California Pizza Kitchen locate... [Read more]