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City of Seattle Reaches Tentative Agreements with Coalition of City Unions, Seattle Fire Fighters Union Local 27 and IBEW Local 77 Regarding Vaccine Requirement, COVID-19 Frontline Worker Pay, and Return to Worksite

Tentative Agreements Establish New Policies to Support City Employees, Including Frontline Worker Pay and a Vaccination Incentive SEATTLE (September 24, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced that the City of Seattle has reached Tentative Agreements (TA) with the Coalition of City Unions, Fire Fighters Union Local 27 and… [ Keep reading ]

King County to require proof of vaccination or negative test for many outdoor and indoor events and establishments to address COVID-19 spread

With continued high levels of preventable COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations and increased deaths driven by the Delta variant, serious stress on our regional healthcare system, and concern for a significant outbreak resurgence this fall and winter, King County Executive Dow Constantine, Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and community, health care,… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Testing Locations Administer One Million COVID-19 Tests

Free, Accessible Testing Remains Key to Curbing Further Spread of Delta Variant SEATTLE (September 14, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced that City of Seattle COVID-19 testing sites created over the pandemic have administered one million tests since beginning operations in 2020. Testing sites include fixed locations with… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan Statement in Support of President Biden’s Actions to Increase Vaccinations

Seattle (September 9, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan issued the following statement in support of President Biden’s new actions to increase vaccinations, protect workers from COVID-19, and curb the spread of the Delta variant: “I commend President Biden’s new efforts to increase vaccinations and keep our communities safe from the… [ Keep reading ]

With 82 Percent of Seattle Residents Beginning Vaccination Process, City of Seattle to Transition Testing and Vaccination Efforts to Partners

UW Medicine Will Now Provide Free COVID-19 Testing at Aurora and SODO Hubs with Continued Access to Curative Kiosks As COVID-19 Testing and Vaccine Provider, the City Has Administered 260,000 Vaccinations and Nearly 800,000 Tests SEATTLE (July 28, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today urged residents to continue to… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle to Offer at Least 100 Free Tickets to Day In • Day Out Festival at Welcome Back Week Vaccination Pop-Ups

First 100 People Vaccinated at the City’s Welcome Back Week Clinics Will Receive a Free Single-Day Ticket to the Day In • Day Out Festival at Seattle Center SEATTLE (July 7, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced that the City of Seattle is partnering with Daydream State –… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Partners With LGBTQ+ Small Businesses and Community Organizations to Host a Series of Pride Vaccine Pop-Ups on Capitol Hill

SEATTLE (June 21, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced that the City of Seattle is partnering with LGBTQ+ small businesses and community organizations to host four Pride vaccine pop-ups on Capitol Hill. The Seattle Fire Department (SFD) is hosting three vaccine “happy hours” – including one non-alcoholic event… [ Keep reading ]

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Seattle Becomes First Major American City to Fully Vaccinate 70 Percent of Residents 12 and Older

To-Date, City of Seattle as a Provider Has Administered 250,000 Vaccines – One of the Largest in the State SEATTLE (June 9, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced that Seattle is the first major American city to fully vaccinate 70 percent of its residents 12 years-old and older. Seattle has surpassed the City of… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]

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 ]