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Seattle Fire Department Mobile Vaccination Teams Launch Citywide Effort to Bring Vaccinations Directly to Seattle Residents and Workers

New Seattle Fire Department Mobile Strategy Brings Vaccinations to Dense Areas Around the City, Offers Immediate Vaccinations Without an Appointment As Part of This Effort, Seattle Fire Will Administer Vaccines on The Ave this Friday, in Collaboration with U District Partnership SEATTLE (May 6, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan… [ Keep reading ]

Lumen Field Event Center, Rainier Beach, and West Seattle Vaccination Sites Now Accepting Patients Without Appointments

Several Thousand Appointments Remain at City of Seattle Locations This Week; Mayor Urges All Seattleites to Help Someone Else Get Vaccinated SEATTLE (May 3, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced that all people who live or work in King County can now walk or roll up to the… [ Keep reading ]

With More Than 100,000 Individuals Vaccinated by the City and 67 Percent of Eligible Seattleites Receiving at Least One Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine, Mayor Durkan Announces New Strategies to Increase Vaccine Uptake

City Partners With Seattle Sounders FC to Pilot In-Stadium Pop-Up Vaccination Clinics During Sounders Matches Seattle Fire Department Will Pilot Evening Hours at Rainier Beach and West Seattle Vaccination Hubs Seattle (April 30, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced that since launching its vaccination effort on January 14, 2021,… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Begins Scheduling Second Dose Appointments at Lumen Field Event Center, Rainier Beach, and West Seattle

Effective Immediately, King County Residents or Workers Who Received Their First Vaccination from Another Provider Can Get Their Second Dose Through the City of Seattle Seattle (April 27, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced that the City of Seattle will start scheduling second dose only appointments at the Lumen… [ Keep reading ]

Tens of Thousands of Vaccine Appointments Available at City of Seattle Sites This Week; Mayor Durkan Urges All Those Not Yet Vaccinated to Sign Up Immediately

Those Already Vaccinated Should Help Those in Their Networks Access Available Vaccination Appointments If Demand Remains High and All Appointments Are Taken, Seattle Could Lead the Nation and Reach Community Immunity By End of May SEATTLE (April 26, 2021) – With a surge in supply, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today… [ Keep reading ]

After Advocating for More Federal Doses, City of Seattle to Administer More Than 50,000 Vaccinations Next Week With Largest Single-Week Allocation To-Date

All People Who Live or Work in King County and Have Not Yet Received a Vaccination Should Immediately Sign Up For Seattle’s Notification List With Vaccine Supply Continuing to Increase, Seattle Could Reach Community Immunity By End of May SEATTLE (April 23, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan Announces New Walk-In Vaccinations at Rainier Beach and West Seattle for Anyone 60 or Older

City Also Launches “Good Neighbor” Program to Reach Older Adults With Digital And/Or Mobility Barriers City of Seattle to Administer Approximately 30,000 Vaccinations This Week SEATTLE (April 21, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced two new efforts to increase vaccinations among older adults in King County. Effective immediately,… [ Keep reading ]

An Update on the City’s Preparations Following the Conclusion of the Derek Chauvin Trial in Minneapolis

Citywide Prayer and Moment of Silence Planned for 7 pm   Seattle (April 20, 2021) – Following the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial in Minneapolis, the City of Seattle is providing an update for residents. City of Seattle department leaders have been preparing to allow residents to have the space to grieve and honor the life of George Floyd. While the City… [ Keep reading ]

Statement by Mayor Jenny A. Durkan on the Verdict in the Derek Chauvin Trial in Minneapolis

Seattle (April 20, 2021) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan issued the following statement regarding the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trail: “The jurors and our system of justice have confirmed what we saw with our own eyes. George Floyd was murdered and Derek Chauvin violated his most solemn duty to protect lives and uphold the law. The cruel and degrading… [ Keep reading ]

City Budget Office Releases Updated Economic Forecast Showing Projected Recovery, and Growth for 2021 and 2022

SEATTLE (April 19, 2021) – This week, the City Budget Office shared an updated economic forecast, revised revenue estimates for 2021 and its initial estimates of potential 2022 General Fund Revenues. The City Budget Office update now estimates $1.59 billion in 2021 General Fund revenues, an increase of $20.3 million from the previous November 2020 forecast and $1.63 billion in 2022.  The 2021 forecast includes $5.7 million in additional Business & Occupation Tax and $4.7 million in Sales… [ Keep reading ]