Tagged with 'Health'

Confirmed case of measles reported at Sea-Tac Airport

Confirmed case of measles reported at Sea-Tac Airport

Local public health officials are investigating a confirmed case of measles infection in a traveler who was at Sea-Tac Airport during the contagious period. The traveler was likely exposed to measles outside... [Read more]

Walk-in Blood Drive at Prince of Peace Lutheran on Monday, Aug. 4

Walk-in Blood Drive at Prince of Peace Lutheran on Monday, Aug. 4

The Puget Sound Blood Center is currently struggling to maintain an ample blood supply for our community, due to: regular donors on vacation or out of their regular routines high schools (donors) not... [Read more]

King County Health: Measles outbreak in south King, Pierce Counties

King County Health: Measles outbreak in south King, Pierce Counties

Local public health officials are investigating eight confirmed cases of measles among members of the same extended family in south King County, and a single suspected case in Pierce County. These cases... [Read more]

Blood Drive to be held at Prince of Peace Lutheran Monday, June 9

Blood Drive to be held at Prince of Peace Lutheran Monday, June 9

A Blood Drive will be held at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church on Monday, June 9, from 12:30 – 6:30 p.m. Here’s more info from an announcement: On Friday (May 30) a 2 year old, at Seattle Children’s... [Read more]

Public Health – Seattle & King County closes 13 Coins for food safety violations

Public Health – Seattle & King County closes 13 Coins for food safety violations

Public Health – Seattle & King County closed 13 Coins restaurant located at 18000 Pacific Highway in SeaTac Monday ((April 28) 2 p.m. for the following food safety violations: Potentially hazardous... [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]

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]