COVID-19 RESOURCE - #WeGotThisSeattle
Arms Around You - COVID19 Impact Support
We want to hear from you!
COVID19 has impacted us all in many ways and we want to make sure that you are supported during this time. We have created a survey, so we know how to best support you during this time. Funds will be allocated on a case by case basis. Please take the time to complete the following survey, so we can help! Access Survey Here.
FREE COVID-19 TESTING FOR HIGH-RISK PEOPLE WITHOUT ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE
WHEN: Walk-up/drive-through hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30am– 3:45pm;
no appointment needed.
WHERE: Downtown Public Health Center (2124 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121).
WHAT: Free COVID-19 testing is now available from Public Health – Seattle & King County for people with symptoms of COVID-19 who are at highest risk for severe illness from the disease and don’t have regular access to health care. Symptomatic health care providers, workers in congregate care settings, and people working in critical infrastructure occupations will also be served.
Any staff or resident of a shelter with any of the following symptoms are eligible for testing:
· A new fever (100.4°F or higher), or a sense of having a fever*
· A new cough that you cannot attribute to another health condition*
· New shortness of breath that you cannot attribute to another health condition*
· A new sore throat that you cannot attribute to another health condition*
· New muscle aches (myalgias) that you cannot attribute to another health condition, or that may have been caused by a specific activity (such as physical exercise)*
This clinic will specifically serve people with symptoms in the following categories:
· Individuals in high-risk groups (e.g., elderly, underlying medical conditions, pregnant women, and people living homeless)
· Healthcare workers or workers in congregate care settings (including: hospital, department of corrections, juvenile detention centers, mental/behavioral health clinics, long-term care facilities, permanent supportive housing and shelters)
· People working in critical infrastructure occupations (e.g. congregate settings such as homeless shelters)
*Please note: When you arrive, please remain at least 6 feet away from others. We may ask you to wear a mask while you are screened and awaiting testing.
YOUR RECOVERY IS IMPORTANT, ESPECIALLY NOW!