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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 DEOHS helps City of Seattle prioritize equitable access to COVID-19 vaccination

February 22, 2021 | Jolayne Houtz

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Two people sit in a radio booth at a table with microphones, with sign "RADIO CADENA" behind them.

Cultivating farmworker health on the airwaves

PNASH Center partners with Radio KDNA to develop a COVID-19 Spanish radio series for farmworkers

A group kneels by a pond, with one member holding a water sample.

Carving her own path

New UW Associate Professor Karen Levy works across disciplines—and the globe—to explore the intersection between infectious diseases and the environment

Waves on beach

Climate change and human health

New collaboration between UW Center for Health and the Global Environment and EarthLab will accelerate climate research, action and resilience

A neon green laser light highlights the airflow on the stage of a large theatre space.

Navigating a safe return to work

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

DEOHS Professor 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? DEOHS researchers partner with cities in South King County to find out.

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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