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June 17, 2014 at 7:03 PM

Public health cuts: Gutting public health department will limit warning signals

The news of looming cuts at Public Health — Seattle & King County is worrisome indeed [“Big cuts possible at King County public health clinics,” Local News, June 13]. Our health department is one of the nation’s strongest, and has for years set the standard for local health department performance. Weakening its epidemiology functions…

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Comments | More in Health care | Topics: Howard Frumkin, public health, Public Health — Seattle & King County

March 16, 2014 at 8:55 AM

Rainier Avenue traffic lights retiming: A benefit to public health

The Seattle Times report of the retiming of traffic lights on Rainier Avenue South [“SDOT to retime traffic signals on busy Rainier Avenue South,” Local News, March 11] to make them safer for pedestrians, was very good news for our community. It demonstrates three important facts: First, we achieve health and safety not just in clinics,…

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Comments | More in Public safety, Transportation | Topics: Howard Frumkin, Rainier Avenue, seattle department of transportation