Health & Safety Matters: The DEOHS blog

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Alexandria Vingino standing in front of a lake and mountain, with a cloth face mask in hand.

Why are there drug-resistant bacteria in seal poop?

MPH student Alexandria Vingino and collaborators find antibiotic-resistant E. coli in the waste of some marine mammals around Puget Sound

August 7, 2020 | Deirdre Lockwood

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Portrait of Alexa Yadama with trees in the background

Finding beauty in the details

This scholar and ultimate frisbee star is using science to protect people’s health

Magali Blanco examining air monitoring equipment mounted in the back seat of a car.

Latino Center honors DEOHS scholars

Two students with DEOHS roots selected for Latino Center for Health fellowship

A woman dressed in a black shirt holds several cleaning products in her arms.

How to clean green

Our COVID-19 disinfecting frenzy could harm our health. A new fact sheet from UW DEOHS and our partners offers safer alternatives

Construction worker sanding a floor with dust flying up

Helping businesses reopen safely

DEOHS researchers launch survey and offer their guidance on reopening in the pandemic

4 images each representing a project, from left to right: water processing bag, field worker, busy street, and grocery store

New funding for pandemic research

UW DEOHS awarded four new rapid-response grants for research related to COVID-19

A grocery store employee stands with his back to the camera near a cart of grocery supplies against a backdrop of empty grocery store shelves.

Food systems under stress

New UW study to evaluate COVID-19 impacts on Washington’s food security, supply and access