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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Finding beauty in the details

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

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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

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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

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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

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New funding for pandemic research

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

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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

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