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A message to our viewers: Seattle Channel during COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus illustration from CDC

The Seattle Channel continues to serve the city to the best of our abilities during this rapidly evolving and unprecedented crisis we all find ourselves in. We plan to continue providing information in whatever way possible to help keep you informed, engaged, and connected to your government. We’re in this together.

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City Inside/Out looks at the coronavirus pandemic in Seattle

A worker handles coronavirus

Washington state was the first epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S., with more than 1,000 confirmed cases and the highest number of deaths in the country so far. Schools, restaurants and gyms are closed, large public gatherings are banned, and many employees are working from home or have been laid off. City Inside/Out looks at what is being done to support students, residents and small businesses, and what we have /learned from the last pandemics.

For more resources, visit:
• The City of Seattle’s COVID-19 website lists the latest information and resources from the city, community, county, and state.  

• Go to Public Health – Seattle & King County’s COVID-19 website for medical or healthcare questions, information about how to limit the spread of the virus, what to do if you feel sick, resources for the public and workplaces, as well as translated documents, and more.  

•  The Washington State Department of Health’s Coronavirus website has the latest COVID-19 health information and state-wide statistics. For other state resources, including Employment Security and health insurance information, visit Governor Inslee’s COVID-19 website.  

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Arts Spotlight: Behind curtain look at new home of Seattle Opera

Seattle Opera Director Christina Scheppelmann

The Seattle area has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, including the local art scene. This week, we're highlighting the new home of the Seattle Opera, and the incredible general director who leads it, Christina Scheppelman. She speaks six languages and has lived in eight cities in five countries on three continents. If you're an artist or art organization who has been impacted by recent events, checkout these resources provided by the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture.

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