COVID-19 Health and Safety Resources
If you have COVID-19 symptoms, please get tested right away:
- View a comparison of COVID-19 test kits to know when you should get a PCR or antigen (rapid) test.
The following COVID-19 testing options are provided at no cost to you:
- Public Health – Seattle & King County list of testing sites
- Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department list of testing sites
- Snohomish Health District list of testing sites
You can order free, at-home COVID-19 test kits by mail from:
- COVIDtests.gov, the US government's free test supply program
- The WA Department of Health
- SayYesCovidHomeTest.org now allows up to 2 orders per household every month, while supplies last (ech order contains 5 tests)
- Multilingual information about COVID-19 testing options is available from the Washington State Department of Health.
Getting boosted and remaining up-to-date with COVID-19 vaccinations is the most important layer of safety for preventing severe illness and reducing the potential for transmission. In addition, staying home when sick or symptomatic, and getting tested if you have symptoms or been exposed, remain very important layers of protection for reducing your risk.
- Washington State Vaccine Resources
- Seattle COVID-19 Vaccine Resources
- King County Vaccine Resources
- Getting Vaccinated in King County (first and second boosters)
What does it mean for COVID19 to be Endemic?
Seattle Colleges District H&S
This is a 15 minute presentation on COVID19 as an endemic disease – it is an introductory level discussion on simple endemic disease patterns and how it relates to what we’ve been experiencing as COVID19 transitions from a novel virus to an endemic disease.
- Washington State Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Webinar: Self-Care and Managing Stress During COVID-19
- Washington State finding support for mental health and well-being
- More Washington State EAP COVID-19 resources including links and handouts
- World Health Organization: Helping Children Cope with Stress During COVID-19
- Seattle Colleges Occupational Health and Safety resources for those working from home:
- Best practices on face masks or cloth face coverings
- CDC: How COVID-19 spreads
- CDC: People who need to take extra precautions
- CDC: Social distancing
- CDC: When to wear gloves