These 5 mistakes could worsen the coronavirus outbreak

Every person can do their part to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, known as SARS-CoV-2. But, in times of uncertainty, it’s easy to make mistakes. The biggest problem is if you spread the virus to other people, especially those with compromised immune systems. “If you are infected and come into contact with otherContinue reading “These 5 mistakes could worsen the coronavirus outbreak”

Guidance on the Coronavirus

Guidance on the Coronavirus Below are helpful tips, resources, and updated information from the CDC about the coronavirus. Symptoms Fever Cough Shortness of breath Please note that symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure. Prevention & Treatment Avoid close contact with people who are sick. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. Stay home whenContinue reading “Guidance on the Coronavirus”

Fifth Annual Youth LGBTQ+ and Allies Job Fair on April 4th

Seattle Parks and Recreation will be hosting our Fifth Annual Youth LGBTQ+ and Allies Job Fair on April 4th!!! The job fair is for all LGBTQ Youth (ages 13-24) and Allies who want to find a job with LGBTQ-friendly employers like Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center, Molly Moon’s Ice Cream, Starbucks, Seattle Humane Society, NorthwestContinue reading “Fifth Annual Youth LGBTQ+ and Allies Job Fair on April 4th”

King County Housing Authority Section 8 OPEN: Apply Feb 12 to Feb 25.

King County Housing Authority is accepting applications for its Section 8 waiting list in February. Applications will open at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, February 12, and will close at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, February 25. Applications are free and can be accessed online at kcha.org/lottery. ‘Winning’ applications will be randomly chosen by a computer systemContinue reading “King County Housing Authority Section 8 OPEN: Apply Feb 12 to Feb 25.”

Seattle police plans hiring campaign amid plan to beef up downtown presence

The Seattle Police Department plans to launch another recruiting campaign in the coming weeks amid a plan to ramp up their downtown presence after a shooting in downtown and several other high profile crimes. Read more HERE

WINTER SHELTERS: Contact and Locations Lists

UPDATE SHELTERS LIST IS RIGHT HERE King County Emergency Family Shelter line — 206-245-1026 King County’s crisis line is: 866-427-4747. Pierce County’s crisis line is 800-576-7764. Snohomish County’s crisis line is 800-584-3578. Homeless shelters are a type of homeless service agency which provide temporary residence for homeless individuals and families. Shelters exist to provide residentsContinue reading “WINTER SHELTERS: Contact and Locations Lists”

De Blasio pleads to Trump for help with homeless crisis

Mayor Bill de Blasio pleaded with President Trump on Sunday for help with the burgeoning homeless situation wreaking havoc throughout the city. Read more HERE Also… Trump slams New York City, California over ‘tremendous’ homeless crisis “California and New York must do something about their TREMENDOUS Homeless problems,” he wrote. “If their Governors can’t handleContinue reading “De Blasio pleads to Trump for help with homeless crisis”

BREAKING: An opioid more deadly than fentanyl found on Seattle streets

SEATTLE (KOMO) — Right in the midst of the opioid crisis, another illicit drug has hit the streets of Seattle. Experts say it’s more potent and deadly than other opiods. The DEA says carfentanil is 10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times stronger than fentanyl. It was first detected in Seattle in March.Continue reading “BREAKING: An opioid more deadly than fentanyl found on Seattle streets”

October is: National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH National Domestic Violence Awareness Month is an annual designation observed in October. For many, home is a place of love, warmth, and comfort. It’s somewhere that you know you will be surrounded by care and support, and a nice little break from the busyness of the real world. But forContinue reading “October is: National Domestic Violence Awareness Month”

Spike in King Co. overdose deaths linked to fentanyl-laced pills, powders

If you need Help: Opioids | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Cataldo Ambulance medics and other first responders revive a 32-year-old man who was found unresponsive and not breathing after an opioid overdose on a sidewalk in the Boston suburb of Everett, Massachusetts, U.S., August 23, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder The recent increase in overdoseContinue reading “Spike in King Co. overdose deaths linked to fentanyl-laced pills, powders”