Public Health

You Can Now Map Food Safety Of Local Restaurants In King County

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Public Health—Seattle and King County (PH-SKC) has released a new online tool that helps consumers understand the food safety practices of local restaurants--before even stepping...

Field of Dreams: A Missed Opportunity To Change Course On Homeless Sweeps

As I write this, city officials are conducting a sweep of The Field of Dreams, a homeless encampment next to an I-90 overpass in...

New Food Safety Rating System Launches In King County

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Seattle-King County Public Health (SKCPH) has launched a new food safety rating system for all restaurants across the county. The food safety rating system...

Map Of The Week: Is My Neighborhood Toxic?

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The number may shock you, but Washington state has identified over 12,300 toxic sites. Many of these are likely right in your backyard. While half...

The Carry Out Bout

What comes to mind when you hear the words “fast food?” Typically, images of  McDonalds, Burger King, or other similar restaurants arise. Common associations...