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Map of Seattle showing by zip code which areas are most vulnerable to COVID-19

Mapping vaccine access

New mapping tool developed by EDGE members helps City of Seattle prioritize equitable access to COVID-19 vaccination

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Six people in masks stand around a sign in Spanish offering financial assistance during the pandemic to immigrants.

Following the community’s lead in the pandemic

DEOHS researchers partner with communities of color across Washington to assess health equity and food security in the pandemic

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Three young girls sit on a grassy hillside in a smoggy city.

Healthy air for healthy children

Major health problems in children linked to air pollution, says DEOHS Professor Catherine Karr, co-author of new American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement

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Air pollution and high blood pressure in children

Prenatal exposure to air pollution is associated with high blood pressure in early childhood—but good maternal nutrition may offer protection, according to a new study from UW School of Public Health researchers and partners

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A man stands in a lab holding a swab in its paper packaging.

Can a single test detect both TB and COVID-19?

It’s one of several innovative ideas to help end TB from the research lab of DEOHS Professor Jerry Cangelosi

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In a park, a woman in a face mask holds a mobile phone while observing a runner with a dog on a leash.

King County gets high marks for masking

More than 85% of observed King County residents masked up in public, UW researchers find in partnership with King County and Washington State Department of Health

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Two women in "Nuestra Casa" T-shirts and face masks stand next to a sign about resources offered by Nuestra Casa in English and Spanish (ESL Classes, Citizenship Classes, Health Workshops, Referral Services)

A community lifeline in the pandemic

Community groups fill a public health gap for farmworkers and other Central Washington residents, new report from UW and Front and Centered shows

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A man in a face mask and protective gear holds a tube and cotton swab near the driver's side window of a car.

New study clears path for self-sampling for COVID-19

Patients can collect their own samples just as accurately as clinicians to protect health care workers and preserve PPE, according to new study from UW and UnitedHealth Group

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Cadmium exposure and COVID-19

New research finds high levels of cadmium from smoking and certain foods are linked to more severe flu, pneumonia—and potentially, COVID-19

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Navigating a safe return to work

Businesses from the Space Needle to Sony Pictures seek advice from EDGE experts on how to keep employees and customers safe from COVID-19

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Two lab workers in protective suits and face shields hold up samples of wastewater in plastic bottles.

Flushing out COVID-19

Using milk to extract the novel coronavirus from wastewater could help pinpoint new outbreaks

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Map of Seattle showing by zip code which areas are most vulnerable to COVID-19

Mapping vaccine access

New mapping tool developed by EDGE members helps City of Seattle prioritize equitable access to COVID-19 vaccination

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EDGE member Elena Austin stands in a parking lot outside a school holding an air monitoring instrument.

Monitoring air quality in schools

Does ultrafine air pollution infiltrate schools near Sea-Tac Airport? EDGE researchers partner with cities in South King County to find out.

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