Parks Status Update – Updated May 6, 2020

May 6-Park hours are from dawn until dusk unless specified differently below. Angle Lake Park – Park gates will be open by 7:00 AM.  Gates, parking lot, and fishing dock open.  Restrooms, picnic shelters, and playgrounds will remain closed. Des Moines Creek Park – Trail and trailhead open.  Parking lot open. Grandview Dog Park –Continue reading “Parks Status Update – Updated May 6, 2020”

SeaTac Part of #SupportPugetSoundSmallBiz Map

April 28– The City of SeaTac is making it easier for residents to find small business that provide takeout or delivery in their neighborhoods. SeaTac is one of 16 cities and counties participating in the Support Puget Sound Small Businesses interactive mapping program now available at seatacwa.gov/eatlocal. The new interactive mapping program joins SeaTac’s “StayContinue reading “SeaTac Part of #SupportPugetSoundSmallBiz Map”

SeaTac Permit Center New Hours

May 8 UPDATE-Beginning Monday, May 11, the City of SeaTac Permit Center will alter its hours to accommodate construction activities allowed under the Governor’s Order The new Permit Center Hours are 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM. As per Governor’s Order, safety precautions will be in place to protect customers and staff: Only two parties allowedContinue reading “SeaTac Permit Center New Hours”

Washington WIC an essential service and continues to be available to pregnant women, new moms, and young children

April 24- During this challenging time, Washington WIC is here for vulnerable families. WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. WIC gives families access to nutritious foods, nutrition education and breastfeeding support, health assessments and referrals. WIC is for pregnant people, new and breastfeeding moms, infants, and children under five. These servicesContinue reading “Washington WIC an essential service and continues to be available to pregnant women, new moms, and young children”

Pet Food Bank

Kent shelter For pet owners experiencing economic hardships, RASKC has a community pet food bank located outside of our main entrance doors. This humble pantry is stocked with generous in-kind donations received by the community. Interested in donating? Note our link to RASKC’s Amazon Wish List which supports this project, our collaborative project below, including foster andContinue reading “Pet Food Bank”

WHEN GRANDPARENTS LIVE WITH YOU: HOW TO PROTECT OLDER ADULTS AT HOME FROM COVID-19

Illustrations by Kelly Froh Living with multiple generations in one home can be a wonderful way for children to bond with grandparents and for older adults to be an active part of family life. During the coronavirus pandemic, however, living in a multigenerational home requires some additional steps to prevent COVID-19. When there are multipleContinue reading “WHEN GRANDPARENTS LIVE WITH YOU: HOW TO PROTECT OLDER ADULTS AT HOME FROM COVID-19”

SeaTac Police Celebrate Admins

April 22-On Wednesday this week, we celebrated Administrative Professionals Day.  Due to COVID 19 guidelines, the celebration in the Police Department was a little bit limited.  Some of the festivities will need to be enjoyed at a later date.  Even so, it is appropriate at this time for us to express our appreciation to bothContinue reading “SeaTac Police Celebrate Admins”

Governor Inslee announces plan to allow construction projects previously underway to be completed

April 24-Gov. Jay Inslee, in consultation with the state’s construction industry, announced a plan today to allow current construction projects to be completed. The recommendations were informed by workers, contractors, health and safety experts, and local government officials, for safe construction standards. “I thank all those involved in the construction work group in helping us getContinue reading “Governor Inslee announces plan to allow construction projects previously underway to be completed”

AT-HOME TESTING EFFORT IMPROVES OUTBREAK DATA; ADDITIONAL TESTING AVAILABLE FOR FIRST RESPONDERS, HEALTH CARE WORKERS

April 24-Cases of COVID-19 that might have gone undetected are now being identified across King County, thanks to volunteer participants using a new at-home test kit to collect a nasal sample and return it to a lab for testing.Public Health — Seattle & King County and the team behind the Seattle Flu Study launched the greaterContinue reading “AT-HOME TESTING EFFORT IMPROVES OUTBREAK DATA; ADDITIONAL TESTING AVAILABLE FOR FIRST RESPONDERS, HEALTH CARE WORKERS”

New King County COVID-19 Community and Small Business Resource Guide

April 24-This resource guide is a tool that was requested by community leaders and will be updated over time as new resources become available. It includes the following information: How to apply for unemployment Housing resources Information on utilities and internet Cash assistance Food assistance Childcare resources Resources for undocumented communities Small business loans andContinue reading “New King County COVID-19 Community and Small Business Resource Guide”