Health experts say emergency room visits for conditions including kidney failure, stroke, and heart attack increase significantly during hot days.

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Mayor Harrell Signs Bills Protecting Abortion Access in SeattleWe must use every tool available to safeguard fundamental civil rights of privacy and autonomy,” said Mayor Harrell. “These bills take necessary action to ensure that Seattle is a city where abortion and reproductive healthcare are available to all who seek it and that we are ready and able to safely serve patients from out of state seeking care here.
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Seattle Metro Chamber Pushes for Progress on Public SafetyThe Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce says it's hearing from members concerned about public safety on a daily basis.
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WA Public Health Leaders Speak Out Against Stigmatizing People Affected by Monkeypox"We know this is a human disease," said Washington State Secretary of Health Dr. Umair A. Shah. "It's about the behaviors, and not ones specific to sexual orientation or gender identity."
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Primary Elections in Washington State TuesdayA pivotal day for over 100 candidates vying to represent King County in Olympia and D.C.
After Deadly 2021 Heat Wave, City of Seattle Planning for More Hot Weather in the FutureJust over 44% of homes in Seattle have air conditioning, a number that's top of mind for the city after 30 people died during last year's heat dome, when temperatures reached a thermometer-shattering 108 degrees.
King County Unveils First Wildfire Risk Reduction StrategySummers are growing hotter and drier in Western Washington because of climate change, according to King County. As wildfire risks grow, local leaders are issuing 12 recommendations to improve preparedness, response, and recovery efforts.
Experts Urge Caution as Heat Wave Grips WAHealth experts say emergency room visits for conditions including kidney failure, stroke, and heart attack increase significantly during hot days.
WA Hospitals Facing 'Unsustainable' Financial LossesHospitals and health systems across Washington State lost nearly $929 million during the first three months of 2022, according to a new survey
Violent Crime Up, Officer Numbers Down in Washington State Last YearA new report from the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs reveals crime trends across the state throughout 2021.
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King County Declares Fentanyl Overdoses a 'Public Health Crisis'The King County Council is declaring a public health crisis following a deadly stretch of fentanyl-related overdoses. The council has directed Executive Dow Constantine to identify strategies and recommendations to improve the county's public health response.
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