The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) recently released the 2017 sexually transmitted disease (STD) data and it shows increases in chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis from 2016. In 2017, the...

Officials with Public Health – Seattle & King County are reporting a bat found near Husky Stadium at the University of Washington (UW) last Saturday was rabies positive and at least one person...

Officials with Seattle-King County Public Health report they are investigating increases in cases of several infectious diseases, particularly among the homeless population. The diseases include group...

A shigella outbeak, linked to catering by Seattle-based Eric Gorbman Catering,  is being investigated by Public Health — Seattle & King County officials. To date, 17 cases have been reported. The...

Officials with Public Health — Seattle & King County are reporting a likely norovirus outbreak associated with the Wild Ginger restaurant in Bellevue, WA. To date, nine cases have been identified. On...

The Gold Creek Equestrian Center in Woodinville, WA has been battling Equine Herpes virus 1 (EHV-1) infections in horses since mid-December, prompting the facility to be put under quarantine. On December...

Officials with Public Health – Seattle & King County are investigating an outbreak of gastroenteritis with vomiting, nausea, and diarrhea associated with Subway restaurant located in Normandy...

Officials with Public Health — Seattle & King County reported on the investigation of a Campylobacter outbreak linked to eating foie gras at a Kirkland, WA restaurant. The outbreak is associated...

Health officials in Seattle and King County are investigating a salmonellosis outbreak caused by Salmonella Stanley, an uncommon strain of Salmonella bacteria. Six persons infected with Salmonella...

Public Health — Seattle & King County received a report on July 24th of a King County resident with a rare wound infection caused by the bacteria Vibrio vulnificus. The likely source of infection...