COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.
COVID-19 King County Community Resources
RESOURCES TO SUPPORT KING COUNTY RESIDENTS IMPACTED BY COVID-19
NW Harvest’s SODO Community Market is also doing bagged drive-through service and doesn’t require any ID or proof of address–anyone can get food for themselves or anyone who needs it.
Renton Salvation Army Food Bank is open and serves 98178 and several other zip codes, new clients need to bring photo ID, proof of address, and copies of ID/birth certificates/guardianship paperwork for other members of their household. Proof of income is not required. The Salvation Army also does community meals.
Chop Chop Family: An online cooking education and recipe resource for families featuring tons of healthy, affordable recipes and a free online Cooking Club for kids to learn essential cooking skills together with their families
ParentHelp123: Online resource finder for food, clothing, healthcare and other resources hosted by WithinReach
Emergency Feeding Program’s Fresh Marketin Renton is offering weekly drive-thru food banks services. There is a paper or online form you have to fill out, but there isn’t anything saying you have to meet specific requirements.
Seattle Good Kids – This group is called “The Good Kids.” We are creating a network of middle school students to match them with babysitting jobs for families that need a sitter to be ready the next morning!
Boys & Girls Clubs of King County – The Boys & Girls Club will be offering a full day of care for school-aged children at their clubs around Seattle.Others will have to pay a $50 membership fee and a $25 per day fee to attend; new teen members will just have to pay the $50 membership fee.
Child Care Aware – This statewide nonprofit operates a database of licensed childcare providers that is open to the public to search.
King County Call Center – If you are in King County and believe you were exposed to a confirmed case of COVID-19, or if you’re a healthcare provider with questions about COVID-19, contact our novel coronavirus call center: 206-477-3977. The call center will be open daily from 8 AM to 7 PM PST.
Washington State Call Center – The Washington State Dept. of Health has established a call center to address questions from the public. If you have questions about what is happening in Washington state, how the virus is spread, and what to do if you have symptoms, please call 1-800-525-0127 and press #.
FREE Wifi Hotspots and Internet: Comcast is offering Xfinity WiFi Free for everyone, giving everyone unlimited access at this time, not disconnecting folks or assessing late fees, offering Internet Essentials Free to new customers, and providing educational content on X1 and Flex. Comcast COVID 19 Response Press Release