July 2, 2019

Drug and alcohol use caused the deaths of 415 King County residents in 2018, up from 379 in 2017, according to two new reports published today by Public Health – Seattle & King County and the University of Washington’s Alcohol and Drug Abuse

August 10, 2017

Drug use caused the deaths of 332 King County residents in 2016, a new record, with opioid-involved overdoses accounting for more than two-thirds of those deaths, according to an annual report published today by the University of Washington’s 

UW's Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences hosted a memorial on April 25 to observe Workers' Memorial Day, honoring 64 workers who died in 2013 from a work-related illness or injury.

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