New online exhibit traces Seattle and King County’s response to HIV/AIDS epidemic

Star StudyThe King County Archives announces a new online exhibit on how the Seattle-King County Department of Public Health led the response to HIV/AIDS in the 1980s and 1990s. The exhibit “Responding to AIDS: the Seattle-King County Department of Public Health, 1982-1996” ( features photos, graphics, other historical documents and video clips from 4Culture grant-funded oral history interviews. This exhibit highlights how Public Health became a national leader in AIDS prevention, education, research, and support for quality care, through forward-thinking leadership, innovative programs, and engagement with the communities most affected by AIDS.