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Seattle Fire Department to Host Pop-Up Vaccination Clinics in Neighborhoods Throughout Seattle

SEATTLE (June 2, 2021) – This week, the Seattle Fire Department (SFD) will host pop-up vaccination clinics at breweries, business districts, farmers markets, and parks throughout Seattle. All SFD pop-ups will offer the Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, and Pfizer vaccines, and all Washington state residents 12 and older are eligible… [ Keep reading ]

City Announces Summer Street Use Permit Opportunities to Support Neighborhood Activation and Business Reopening

SEATTLE (June 1, 2021) – To encourage residents and businesses to use Seattle’s streets this summer, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and the Seattle Department of Transportation shared information about existing and upcoming free Street Use permits starting in June. With current and upcoming free permitting options, residents can make space in their neighborhoods for play and communal activities such as barbecues and block parties. And the recent extension… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan, Council President González and Chair Mosqueda Launch ‘Seattle Rescue Plan’

American Recovery Act funding prioritizes homelessness, small businesses, direct assistance to workers and families, community health and equity Seattle, WA — On Thursday Mayor Jenny A. Durkan, together with Council President M. Lorena González and Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda, announced the “Seattle Rescue Plan”, a $128.4 million package in federal recovery… [ Keep reading ]

After More Than 76 Percent of Seattleites Begin Vaccination Process, Mayor Durkan Announces That the City of Seattle Fixed Vaccination Sites Will End Operations in June While Continuing Mobile And Pop-Ups

City of Seattle Has Administered More Than 230,000 Vaccinations as a Provider; 48 Percent of Those Vaccinated by City Identify As BIPOC, 15 Percent More Than Seattle Population SODO to Serve as Sole Fixed City of Seattle Vaccination Site Through Summer SEATTLE (May 26, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan Statement on the Anniversary of George Floyd’s Murder

Seattle (May 25, 2021) – Today marks one year since George Floyd was killed by police officers in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Floyd’s death sparked a civil rights reckoning and hundreds of thousands took to the streets across the country to demand justice for Black men, women, and children wrongfully killed by police throughout our country’s history. Those demonstrations laid the groundwork for Mayor Durkan’s $100 million… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Fire Department Community Testing Site in SODO Will Now Also Offer COVID-19 Vaccinations

SEATTLE (May 25, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced that the Seattle Fire Department (SFD) Community Testing Site in SODO will now offer COVID-19 vaccinations alongside testing. The SODO Testing and Vaccination Site is a drive-through site with the capacity to administer at least 700 vaccinations per day,… [ Keep reading ]

To Create a New Long-Term Testing Strategy, UW Medicine Opens COVID-19 Testing at City of Seattle Rainier Beach and West Seattle Vaccination Hubs

SEATTLE (May 24, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced that the City of Seattle and UW Medicine have partnered to create long-term COVID-19 testing availability at the City’s Rainier Beach and West Seattle Vaccination Hubs. UW Medicine has sited COVID-19 testing trailers at each hub, with appointments available… [ Keep reading ]

As Seattle Surpasses 75.2% of Residents 12+ Beginning Vaccinations, Seattle to Shift to Mobile and Pop-Ups Efforts in West Seattle

Final Day of Operations at West Seattle Vaccination Hub Will Be Wednesday, June 9, 2021 SEATTLE (May 21, 2021) – As Seattle surpasses 75.2% of residents who have begun their vaccinations and demand at West Seattle vaccination hub dramatically declines, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced that the last day… [ Keep reading ]

An Update On the City of Seattle’s Return to Office Plan

As the initial epicenter of COVID-19, our city workforce embarked upon a monumental endeavor to serve our community, including many employees who began working remotely full time. Throughout the past year, we have all had to adapt to a new normal as we worked together to flatten the curve and reduce the spread of COVID-19… [ Keep reading ]

As City Passes 200,000 Vaccinations as a Provider, Seattle Fire Department Partners With Local Small Businesses to Host Pop-Up Vaccination Clinic in Greenwood Business District

Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery and Bluebird Ice Cream to Provide Incentives for Those Vaccinated at the Pop-Up SEATTLE (May 20, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced that the Seattle Fire Department (SFD) is hosting a pop-up vaccination clinic this Saturday, May 22, in Greenwood, as part of the… [ Keep reading ]