COVID-19 spreads primarily person-to-person from respiratory droplets when an infected person coughs, sneezes, talks or breathes. There currently is no vaccine and the best way to prevent illness is to avoid exposure.
navigating the "Stay at Home" and "Safe Start" orders
Since COVID-19 took hold back in March of 2020, there have been several different orders and/or guidelines issued by various federal, state and local agencies about where and how to move around safely.
Today we are passing along word of tools and resources to help all of us manage our emotional health. (Most of the sentiment and resources in the beginning of this post come directly from Patty Hayes, Director of Public Health.)
With a massive public health issue like COVID-19 increasing the need for care and endangering many people's ability to afford it, it is more important than ever to get enrolled for healthcare coverage.
breaking down the current stage of the recovery plan in King County
King County began Phase 1 on the "Healthy Washington - Road to Recovery" on January 11, 2020. Continuing to take precautions is crucial to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and allow us to resume normal economic activity.
Five key workplace safety practices are required for all employers. Employees must practice social distancing, mask up, wash their hands. Workplaces must be sanitized, have a posted plan for worker illness, and include employee education.
As businesses reopen, we have seen lots of confusion and questions around regulations and guidelines. King County has a new Reopening Toolkit for small businesses available on their Safe Start website.
Over the summer, Washington Filmworks developed a proposal that was released as policy by the Governor in July. Now they've got a whole site with valuable safety guidelines and resources for filmmakers statewide.