King County Public Health at Aquarium’s Family Science Weekend

MishkaDid you know that May is Asthma Awareness month? Asthma impacts nine percent of adults, five percent of kids, and one sea otter in King County.

Yes, a sea otter. Last fall, Mishka, a one-year-old sea otter at the Seattle Aquarium was diagnosed with asthma.

To learn more about asthma and how it impacts people, and otters, come see Public Health at the Aquarium!

Public Health is teaming up with the Seattle Aquarium for Family Science Weekend! Our Community Health Workers and Public Health Director Patty Hayes are helping give stuffed animal check-ups at the Aquarium on May 28 and 29 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Find us at the Marine Mammal Exhibit—who knows, we might even have an otter surprise guest!

Read more at Public Health Insider