King County rapidly modified procedures to safeguard emergency medical responders' exposure while responding to calls.
Since April, investigators have studied how to disinfect coronavirus-exposed N95 masks so healthcare workers can reuse them safely.
Prevalence of infection in front-line employees appears comparable to those with no patient contact and lower than overall community members.
Spencer Hawes donated 25,000 surgical masks yesterday, June 2, to UW Medicine at the donation drop-off center near University Village in Seattle. Hawes made the donation to support UW Medicine’s frontline workers in the fight against the COVID-
UW Medicine is rolling out a new masking policy that expands the use of masks to staff beyond those who provide direct care to COVID-19 patients.