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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 Center awards four new pilot projects for 2024

Four new pilot projects will address emerging environmental health issues that contribute to diseases of public health importance.

4 of the people interviewed are featured incluing Paulina, Robin, Alberto, and Mirabel

Resilience on Seattle's Waterfront

We went door to door, asking people in Seattle's Duwamish Valley what they thought about community resilience. This is what we found.

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Reducing Aviation’s Harmful Impact on Environmental Health and Justice

A symposium to be held May 1-3 will bring together people from wide-ranging sectors to address the problems of aircraft noise and emissions.

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Five Research Projects Funded Through EDGE Pilot Program

The EDGE Center supports five new projects spanning a range of disciplines and approaches aimed at improving our understanding of environmental health.

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Unraveling how chemicals affect our brains

DEOHS Professor Lucio Costa retires after 39 years at the UW and a research career focused on the links between diseases and exposure to pesticides, air pollution and other chemicals

Three youth volunteers from Duwamish Valley Youth Corps smile wearing yellow safety vests, two giving a thumbs up, in a Duwamish Valley neighborhood in Seattle.

Empowering youth to seek climate solutions in their communities

DEOHS and Duwamish River Community Coalition join new program engaging Latino and Indigenous youth in community climate impacts

DEOHS Research Scientist Angelo Ong, in protective face shield helmet in a lab, holds two bottles of wastewater for analysis.

New report urges US investment in wastewater disease surveillance

DEOHS Professor Scott Meschke and coauthors recommend national wastewater surveying system to detect disease outbreaks in new National Academies report

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How public health can make a difference in how we feel at work

DEOHS Assistant Professor Marissa Baker shares how she collaborates with communities to create safer workplaces and bring her research into practice

A plume of wildfire smoke behind the center of a small town showing brick buildings and cars.

6 ways communities can prepare for wildfire season

As smoke season continues in Washington, a new report outlines the best ways to communicate health and safety risks

A screenshot of Washington’s Environmental Health Disparities Map when filtered for environmental health disparities.

New data pinpoints pollution’s health risks

Popular map developed by DEOHS and our partners to explore environmental health disparities, vulnerabilities in Washington gets an update

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Can pets get monkeypox?

UW Center for One Health Research launches new study on monkeypox transmission between people and their pets

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Telling the story of wildfire smoke risks

New art installation in Washington features trusted community members sharing how wildfire smoke affects their health—and how they cope