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Q&A on Measles and Travel: It's a small world after all!

In the last month, nearly 100 measles cases have been linked to exposure at Disneyland, prompting concerns from many parents about travel. Lauren Greenfield, RN, and Libby Page, MPH, from our Immunizations program shared their answers to common questions. 499 more words

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I have waited some time to write this post, although I’ve thought through it several times in my head. This has not been surprising news to most who know us well, but we are jumping into the heady unknown of parenthood – “expecting,” as they say, a baby. 377 more words

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Could investing in the early years be a key to the public's health?

The Public Health community has long looked upstream for what produces healthy individuals, families and whole communities. At its core, we understand that conditions such as housing, employment, the environment and education are the foundation of healthy communities. 558 more words

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Sunday School Teachers Wanted

All kids’ programs will begin January 11. We are looking for teachers. The lesson plans are simple. All supplies are provided. The program time begins at 10am on Sunday and the kids return to worship around 10.30 – 10.40 am depending on the lesson. 33 more words

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Alex + Steve's Silly String Gender Reveal

On a dreary, drizzly, chilly November day, two smiling people brightened things up with a Silly String fight! Alex + Steve met in Madison (go Badgers!) and their fun-loving personalities meshed right off the bat. 126 more words


Flu is here---and it's a nasty one!

Influenza is noticeably on the rise in King County, according to the many data points coming into our Communicable Disease and Epidemiology unit. Last week, the number of laboratory tests for flu rose sharply and a handful of schools, daycare programs, and long-term care facilities reported flu outbreaks. 426 more words

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