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Community Study Compares COVID-19 In Children And Adults

“There were no significant differences in levels between asymptomatic children and asymptomatic adults, so asymptomatic infected children should be considered as infectious as asymptomatic infected adults until we know more about the role of viral levels in children and transmission,” Chung said.

Durkan Extends Eviction Moratorium And Continuation Of Additional COVID-Related Protections

As state and county funds for rental assistance are distributed in the coming weeks, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced today that she is extending the residential and commercial eviction moratorium through September 30, 2021.

Constantine Submits Additional $200 Million Emergency Supplemental Budget To Count Council

King County Executive Dow Constantine transmitted his eighth COVID emergency supplemental budget to the King County Council, appropriating $200 million in funding, including $70 million from the American Rescue Plan.

AG Ferguson: California Vaping Company Will Pay $375,000 To Resolve Lawsuit Over Illegal Sales Into Washington State

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson recently announced a legally binding agreement with a California-based company that was caught in a sweep of online vaping retailers.

Seattle Fire Department To Host Pop-Up Vaccination Clinics At Pike Place Market, Juneteenth Celebrations, And With Community Partners On Beacon Hill

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced that this week, the Seattle Fire Department (SFD) will host three pop-up clinics in partnership with community-based and faith-based organizations across Seattle. These pop-ups are in addition to SFD’s clinics at all Mariners home games, and at Seattle Public Schools middle and high schools. SFD will finish second doses at its in-school clinics this week.

Labor Leaders To Host Juneteenth Motorcade And Rally Against Racism And Police Brutality

This Saturday, June 19, in observance of Juneteenth, community and labor organizations are coming together for a Motorcade and Rally to Stop Police Brutality and end Systematic Racism.

City Of Seattle And Sound Transit Enter New Phase Of Visioning for Development At Mount Baker

The Mount Baker sites will provide affordable housing, childcare and an early learning research facility.

Murray Introduces Bill To Double Pell Grant, Expand Eligibility To Dreamers

The Pell Grant Preservation and Expansion Act, legislation that would double the Pell Grant award, index the award to inflation, and make other changes to expand the award for working students and families.

Google To Pay More Than $423,000 For Campaign Finance Law Violations

Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced that Google will pay $423,659.76 to Washington’s Public Disclosure Transparency Account for violating the state’s campaign finance disclosure law.

Constantine: King County Mask Directive To End June 29

"People across King County have shown what's possible when we work together to keep one another healthy. Now let's finish the task, ensuring that every person in King County can get vaccinated as soon as possible, and defeat this pandemic."

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Visit South Lake Union Community Center Online Open House

SPR and the design team from NBBJ have collected community feedback and are excited to share how the input has helped shape the schematic design, floor plan and programming spaces.

White House To Focus On New Vaccination Milestones As U.S. Is Expected To Miss July 4 Goal

"We've made tremendous progress in our vaccination efforts to date, and the ultimate goal has been to get America back to normal, as you said, and we're looking forward to doing that even here at the White House," press secretary Jen Psaki said this week.

Carl Nassib Of Las Vegas Raiders Is First Active NFL Player To Announce He Is Gay

"I just think that representation and visibility are so important," he said. "I actually hope that one day videos like this and the whole coming out process are just not necessary. But until then, I'm going to do my best and do my part to cultivate a culture that's accepting, that's compassionate."

Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah Turn 20

A spectacular feat of engineering, the man-made islands of Palm Jumeirah are 20 years old this year.

Canada To Ease Mandatory Quarantine On Some Arrivals

From just before midnight on July 5, Canadians and permanent residents who've received a full course of a coronavirus vaccine accepted by the government can leave isolation early of if they test negative for Covid on entry.