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Two cases of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children diagnosed in Puget Sound Region

The Washington State Department of Health, Snohomish Health District, and Public Health—Seattle & King County are confirming two cases of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children associated with COVID-19. The patients, one Snohomish County resident and one King County resident, both received treatment at Seattle Children’s Hospital. 

The Washington State Department of Health, Snohomish Health District, and Public Health—Seattle & King County are confirming two cases of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children associated with COVID-19. 

The patients, one Snohomish County resident and one King County resident, both received treatment at Seattle Children’s Hospital. 

First Washington state case of severe lung disease related to vaping products reported

Washington State Department of Health officials reported the first confirmed case of a severe lung disease linked with the use of vaping devices. Seattle & King County Public Health said the patient is a young adult male who has recovered after being hospitalized in August at a local King County Hospital.

Washington State Department of Health officials reported the first confirmed case of a severe lung disease linked with the use of vaping devices. 

Seattle & King County Public Health said the patient is a young adult male who has recovered after being hospitalized in August at a local King County Hospital.

Text-to-9-1-1 service now available in both Snohomish and King Counties

Text-to-9-1-1 is an emergency service that has been available in Snohomish County since 2015, and on December 20th, 2018, Text-to-9-1-1 is also available in neighboring King County for the first time.  This service is intended to benefit people who may not be able to speak due to an emergency such as a home invasion or abusive partner, as well as those who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired.

Text-to-9-1-1 is an emergency service that has been available in Snohomish County since 2015, and on December 20th, Text-to-9-1-1 is also available in neighboring King County for the first time.

This service is intended to benefit people who may not be able to speak due to an emergency such as a home invasion or abusive partner, as well as those who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired.

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