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As City Nears 50,000 Vaccinations, City of Seattle Partners With Seattle Visiting Nurse Association and Seattle Colleges to Open Community Vaccination Hub in North Seattle

Community Vaccination Hub at North Seattle College Will Be Fourth City-Affiliated Fixed Vaccination Site Site Has Initial Capacity for 1,170 Vaccinations Per Week, Could Scale Up to 6,400, Supply Permitting SEATTLE (March 31, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced that the City is helping to support a new… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan and Council Propose $1.5M Investment for Asian American and Pacific Islander Community

Including $500,000 toward AiPACE new senior care facility for Asian American elders  Seattle (March 30, 2021) – Together with Council President M. Lorena González and Council Member Teresa Mosqueda, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan is proposing $1.5 million to support older adults and address the increase in hate crimes and bias aimed at the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community in Seattle. “We must stand together in Seattle, and across our nation, against acts… [ Keep reading ]

As Cases Surge in Seattle, COVID-19 Testing Extended at Rainier Beach and West Seattle

713 Positive COVID-19 Cases in Seattle Over Last 14 Days; Hotspots Surging in ZIP Codes 98105 and 98115 COVID-19 Testing Now Available at Rainier Beach and West Seattle Sites Until At Least April 17; Seattle Fire Department Prepared to Continue Extending Testing as Necessary SEATTLE (March 29, 2021) – Mayor… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Opening Two Temporary Hotel Shelters

More than 200 units to support individuals experiencing homelessness will come online over the next week Seattle (March 24, 2021) – The City of Seattle announced the opening of a temporary hotel shelter as part of the surge of investments first announced by Mayor Jenny A. Durkan on October 1, 2020 and passed by City Council on November… [ Keep reading ]

As City of Seattle Nears 40,000 Vaccinations, Rainier Beach and West Seattle Transition to Full-Time Vaccination Hubs

Effective March 31, COVID-19 Testing No Longer Available at Rainier Beach and West Seattle Sites Transition Will Increase SFD Capacity by 3,000 Vaccinations Per Week, Per Site SEATTLE (March 24, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced that the Seattle Fire Department (SFD) COVID-19 Community Testing and Vaccination Hubs… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle to Administer Nearly 14,000 Doses of the COVID-19 Vaccine This Week

All Eligible King County Residents Can Register for Open Appointments This Week By Signing Up Online Or Calling the City of Seattle Seattle Fire Department to Host Pop-Up Vaccination Clinic at South Park Community Center SEATTLE (March 17, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced the City of Seattle’s… [ Keep reading ]

Clean City Initiative provides added support to Business Districts throughout the City

Seattle (March 19, 2021) – Starting in February, Clean City funds have enabled business associations and business districts to increase their efforts to clean up trash, address graffiti, and clean streets and sidewalks. The Clean City Initiative will provide additional funding for Broadway BIA, Chinatown/International District BIA, Columbia City BIA, University District BIA, Pioneer Square, West Seattle Junction Association, Ballard Business Association, Downtown Seattle Association, and SODO BIA… [ Keep reading ]

Draft Plan Captures Community Vision for NE Seattle Neighborhoods Around New Sound Transit Stations

SEATTLE (March 17, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today released a draft station area plan for the neighborhoods surrounding Sound Transit’s future light rail stations at 130th St NE and 148th St NE. “Having a multi-modal city that moves people out of their cars and onto high-quality transit, is key to reducing carbon emissions, as… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Releases Transportation Electrification Blueprint to Curb Climate Pollution and Spur an Electrified Economy 

First of its kind Blueprint lays out six ambitious goals to help Seattle move toward a future where everything that moves people, goods, and services in and around Seattle runs on clean, electric energy SEATTLE (March 17, 2021) – The City of Seattle released a first of its kind, comprehensive City-wide plan that outlines how the City will move toward a clean and equitable transportation system in… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan and Chief Diaz Respond to the Mass Shootings in Atlanta and Rise in Asian American Hate Crimes

Seattle (March 16, 2021) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and Chief of Police Adrian Diaz responded to rising hate crimes towards Asian Americans and the mass shooting in Atlanta that killed multiple Asian American women with the following statement: “The violence in Atlanta was an act of hate. We grieve with Atlanta and for the victims and their families. “We also stand together with… [ Keep reading ]