The Washington State Department of Health and four local public health agencies are investigating reports of five children hospitalized for sudden onset of paralysis of one or more limbs. The Department...

Public Health-Seattle and King County officials are reporting on a confirmed measles infection in a King County man who had recently traveled to Asia. Before he was diagnosed, he may have exposed others...

Health officials in Snohomish County, WA have confirmed a measles infection in a member of a large group of foreign minors visiting multiple states in the U.S. as a part of a summer program. The Snohomish...

Officials with Public Health – Seattle & King County report investigating a Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) outbreak that has sickened four and hospitalized one to date. The outbreak...

A University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) patient has been diagnosed with highly probable healthcare associated Legionnaires’ disease caused by infection with Legionella bacteria, according...

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 the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department reported on the investigation of a hepatitis C exposure at MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup. On April 30, MultiCare Good Samaritan...

Health District officials are investigating a suspected case of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) in a middle-aged Grant County resident. The individual is believed to have been exposed to contaminated...

The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department announced this week that they were investigating a suspected norovirus outbreak. As of Friday, health officials received reports from 25 people who say they...

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...