Addressing stigma: United response to coronavirus, February 12

On Friday, Feb. 7, Executive Dow Constantine joined public health professionals and community leaders in a strong stance against stigma and discrimination that can be exacerbated during global disease outbreaks. Watch the full press conference here.

We know that protecting health and safety is not only about safety from a virus, it is also about creating communities where people support each other and we all have our basic needs met.

Public Health – Seattle & King County has launched new resources for our collective community to help address stigma. Right now there are a lot of rumors and misinformation circulating about coronavirus. Check for accurate information at: