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Facts on Ebola

While a large Ebola outbreak continues in West Africa and a handful of cases have been reported in the U.S., the risk of an outbreak in the United States continues to be very small. The City of Seattle is monitoring the situation and will work closely with Public Health - Seattle & King County to alert the public if the situation changes. More information can be found on the Public Health website and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website.

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11/20/2014
Two major closures to be aware of for this weekend: One lane in both directions of Aurora Avenue North remains closed from Ward to Comstock streets, and both directions of 15th Avenue West will close Saturday night at 9 p.m. with northbound and southbound detours in place between West Emerson and West Dravus streets. There […]
Seattle charts path to September launch of Pre-School program
A blueprint for implementing the program will be delivered to the City Council by February 23, with a program launch planned for September. Seattle residents are invited to six meetings to provide feedback on elements of the program.
Holiday gift guide from Seattle Arts & Culture
This holiday season, support artists, local businesses and your community by giving your loved ones arts-related items, memberships, classes and experiences.
Seattle Animal Shelter adoption event at Uptown Mud Bay
Stop by the Uptown Mud Bay from 11 am - 2 pm on November 22 and meet adoptable animals from the Seattle Animal Shelter. This adoption event is part of the grand opening celebration for Mud Bay's new Uptown Adoption Center, located at 522 Queen Anne Avenue N.
Call for films for the 12th annual Langston Hughes African American Film Festival
The Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute is seeking submissions for the annual Langston Hughes African American Film Festival in April, which is celebrating its 12th year. The submission deadline is February 5.
Food gardens in the fall
Now that it's getting cooler, the time is right to switch to winter crops or get your garden tucked in for the winter so it's ready to grow again next spring.
Affordable Care Act enrollment help
The Seattle Public Library and Public Health - Seattle & King County are collaborating to help people determine their eligibility for the programs offered under the Affordable Care Act.