Tagged with 'Health'

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]

Home soil testing being offered for Tacoma Smelter Plume pollution in area

Home soil testing being offered for Tacoma Smelter Plume pollution in area

The Department of Ecology is working with Public Health – Seattle & King County to re-launch the Dirt Alert Program in South King County, and is offering free soil testing to local residents... [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]

Matt Griffin YMCA’s ‘Healthy Kids Day’ Celebration will be Saturday, April 27

Matt Griffin YMCA’s ‘Healthy Kids Day’ Celebration will be Saturday, April 27

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA’s annual Healthy Kids Day celebration will be Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. “This is a FREE community event and everyone is welcome!” reads... [Read more]

South Seattle Radiation Oncologist Brings Expertise, Personal Story to Fighting Cancer

South Seattle Radiation Oncologist Brings Expertise, Personal Story to Fighting Cancer

South Seattle Radiation Oncologist James Brashears III, MD, is bringing expertise, along with his own personal story, to the fight against cancer. “The first time I meet with my patients, my role is... [Read more]

Rainier Cancer Center Provides State of the Art Cancer Treatments Close to Home

Rainier Cancer Center Provides State of the Art Cancer Treatments Close to Home

You hear the fateful word “Cancer.” Among the myriad of emotions and thoughts surrounding this diagnosis, one of the first things you may ask yourself is “What do I do next?” And... [Read more]

Donors Needed for Blood Drive at Peace of Prince Lutheran Monday, Feb. 4

Donors Needed for Blood Drive at Peace of Prince Lutheran Monday, Feb. 4

A Blood Drive will be held at Peace of Prince Lutheran Church in SeaTac on Monday, Feb. 4th, and donors are needed. This is a walk-in event – no appointments are necessary – and will be in the Fellowship... [Read more]

WARNING: Case of Measles Reported in Recent Sea-Tac Airport Traveler

WARNING: Case of Measles Reported in Recent Sea-Tac Airport Traveler

Local public health officials are warning the public that they have learned of a diagnosed case of measles in a contagious traveler who made a stop at Sea-Tac airport on Friday, Jan. 18. Measles is a highly... [Read more]

SeaTac Wins Well City Award for 8th Year

SeaTac Wins Well City Award for 8th Year

The City of SeaTac has won the Well City Award from the Association of Washington Cities Employee Benefit Trust for the eighth consecutive year. The Association of Washington Cities (AWC) said, “84 cities... [Read more]