ICHS in the News

Below is a selection of recent press coverage about our organization, medical services, community benefits and health advocacy activities.

Two-alarm fire destroyed Eng Suey Sun Plaza fire in Chinatown-ID on June 25, June 30, 2020
https://iexaminer.org/two-alarm-fire-destroyed-eng-suey-sun-plaza-fire-in-chinatown-id-on-june-25/

Chinatown-International District coronavirus updates, June 25, 2020—The latest news and information from the neighborhood and beyond, June 26, 2020
https://iexaminer.org/chinatown-international-district-coronavirus-updates-june-25-2020-the-latest-news-and-information-from-the-neighborhood-and-beyond/

Kin On nursing home completed COVID-19 testing, June 25, 2020
http://nwasianweekly.com/2020/06/kin-on-nursing-home-completed-covid-19-testing/

Health workers resort to Etsy, Learning Chinese, Shady deals to find Safety Gear, June 12, 2020
https://khn.org/news/health-workers-resort-to-etsy-learning-chinese-shady-deals-to-find-safety-gear/

DA LI, Uwajimaya donate more masks, June 11, 2020
http://nwasianweekly.com/2020/06/da-li-uwajimaya-donate-more-masks/

遠程健康服務: 一個比在診所長時間候診更愉悅的選擇, June 11, 2020
https://seattlechinesepost.com/?s=%E9%81%A0%E7%A8%8B%E5%81%A5%E5%BA%B7%E6%9C%8D%E5%8B%99

Telehealth: A happy alternative to long waits at the doctor’s office, June 5, 2020
https://nwasianweekly.com/2020/06/telehealth-a-happy-alternative-to-long-waits-at-the-doctors-office/

Eli Lilly offers relief for diabetics during COVID19, June 4, 2020
http://nwasianweekly.com/2020/06/eli-lilly-offers-relief-for-diabetics-during-covid-19/

Chinatown-International District coronavirus updates, May 27, 2020—The latest news and information from the neighborhood and beyond, May 21, 2020
https://iexaminer.org/chinatown-international-district-coronavirus-updates-may-27-2020-the-latest-news-and-information-from-the-neighborhood-and-beyond/

Asian couple assaulted in downtown Seattle (+ video), May 21, 2020
https://www.seattlen.com/bbs/board.php?bo_table=News&wr_id=29618

Police: Can you ID this man who attacked an Asian couple and said ‘It’s all your fault’?, May 20, 2020
https://www.kiro7.com/news/local/police-can-you-id-this-man-who-attacked-an-asian-couple-said-its-all-your-fault/F2UPMNQ2JBG3PJBILCDWPI4U7M/

The Health Clinic Crisis on Main Street, May 20, 2020
http://nautil.us/issue/85/reopening/the-health-clinic-crisis-on-main-street

Most US states fall short of recommended testing levels, May 18, 2020
https://thedailyrecord.com/2020/05/18/virus-outbreak-4/

Most US states fall short of recommended testing levels amid COVID-19 pandemic, May 16, 2020
https://www.indiatvnews.com/news/world/most-us-states-fall-short-of-recommended-testing-levels-617681

Pho Bac’s Unique Delivery Method Helps the C-ID Stay Afloat, May 11, 2020
https://www.seattlemet.com/eat-and-drink/2020/05/pho-bac-s-pho-mobile-delivery-helps-chinatown-international-district-stay-afloat

Chinatown-International District coronavirus updates, May 6, 2020 – The latest news and information from the neighborhood and beyond, May 6, 2020
https://iexaminer.org/chinatown-international-district-coronavirus-updates-may-6-2020-the-latest-news-and-information-from-the-neighborhood-and-beyond/

Uwajimaya and DA LI Development donate N95 masks to medical and elderly care facilities in C-ID, May 5, 2020
https://napost.com/uwajimaya-and-da-li-development-donate-n95-masks-to-medical-and-elderly-facilities-in-c-id/

‘The message is changing’: These Seattle clinics say they now test lower-risk people and wide range of Covid-19 symptoms, May 1, 2020
https://www.kuow.org/stories/the-message-is-changing-these-seattle-clinics-say-they-ll-test-folks-with-milder-covid-19-symptoms.html

Community health centers at risk for widespread closures, layoffs, May 1, 2020
https://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/news/2020/05/01/community-health-centers-at-risk-for-widespread.html

Elle refusait d’aller à l’hôpital, faute d’assurance” : aux Etats-Unis, les patients sans couverture maladie démunis face au coronavirus April 30, 2020
https://www.francetvinfo.fr/sante/maladie/coronavirus/elle-refusait-d-aller-a-l-hopital-faute-d-assurance-aux-etats-unis-les-patients-sans-couverture-maladie-demunis-face-au-coronavirus_3932455.html

Viet Wah Supermarket donated masks to ICHS, April 30, 2020
http://nwasianweekly.com/2020/04/viet-wah-supermarket-donated-masks-to-ichs/

On testing, Trump’s misplaced boasts go completely off the rails, April 29, 2020
https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/testing-trump-s-misplaced-boasts-go-completely-rails-n1195406

A desperate, international hunt for testing supplies so that Washington state may reopen, April 24, 2020
https://www.kuow.org/stories/washington-state-remains-on-desperate-quest-for-testing-supplies

ICHS chief dental officer, April 23, 2020
http://nwasianweekly.com/2020/04/ichs-chief-dental-officer/

Chinatown-International District coronavirus updates, April 22, 2020 – The latest news and information from the neighborhood and beyond, April 22, 2020
https://iexaminer.org/chinatown-international-district-coronavirus-updates-april-22-2020-the-latest-news-and-information-from-the-neighborhood-and-beyond/

#COVID19CHC: Health Centers at the Frontlines, April 20, 2020
https://medium.com/covid19chc/covid19chc-community-health-centers-providing-care-to-the-most-vulnerable-amid-covid-19-3d884b5114d

Live blog: Updates on the Coronavirus epidemic in Washington, April 20, 2020
https://kuow.org/stories/live-blog-updates-on-the-coronavirus-epidemic-in-washington/

Questions about the 2020 Census? ICHS is a resource, April 17, 2020
https://iexaminer.org/questions-about-the-2020-census-ichs-is-a-resource/

Covid-19 immunity permits for Washingtonians? ‘We’re not quite there’, April 16, 2020
https://kuow.org/stories/coronavirus-immunity-permits-we-re-not-there-yet

Simens Foundation provides $1.5 million across 12 community health centers to support COVID-19 response efforts, April 16, 2020
https://www.dotmed.com/news/story/50857

How Chinatown International District organizations are caring for seniors amid coronavirus, April 14, 2020
https://iexaminer.org/how-chinatown-international-district-organizations-are-caring-for-seniors-amid-coronavirus/

The state of our state’s coronavirus fight, April 12, 2020
https://projects.seattletimes.com/2020/charting-coronavirus-outbreak-washington-state/

Lack of Detailed Demographic Data Around COVID-19 Has Serious Impacts for Providers, April 10, 2020
https://southseattleemerald.com/2020/04/10/lack-of-detailed-demographic-data-around-covid-19-has-serious-impacts-for-providers/

OPINION: Why coronavirus care must account for race, April 9, 2020
https://crosscut.com/2020/04/why-coronavirus-care-must-account-race?fbclid=IwAR0v6L2uRffjOKMpG1DS8mHjhDSO_bGViY8VTPkoS9lMnp7ocKnsLPIgVh0

Chinatown-International District coronavirus updates, April 7, 2020—The latest news and information from the neighborhood and beyond, April 7, 2020
https://iexaminer.org/chinatown-international-district-coronavirus-updates-april-7-2020-the-latest-news-and-information-from-the-neighborhood-and-beyond/

‘Hopefully when all this is over, we can be closer to each other as a community’, April 6, 2020
https://www.kuow.org/stories/groups-and-individuals-look-for-ways-to-spread-kindness-during-crisis

Just When They’re Needed Most, Clinics for the Poor Face Drastic Cutbacks, April 4, 2020
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/04/us/coronavirus-community-clinics-seattle.html

Trump Warns of ‘a Lot of Death’ While Also Revisiting Easter Sunday Services, April 4, 2020
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/04/world/coronavirus-live-news-updates.html

As coronavirus spreads, frontline workers press Inslee for more info on where personal protective equipment is going, April 3, 2020
https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/as-coronavirus-spreads-frontline-workers-press-inslee-for-more-info-on-where-personal-protective-equipment-is-going/

Census 2020: Good for Your Health, April 3, 2020
https://iexaminer.org/census-2020-good-for-your-health/

Neighborhood eatery Crawfish King serves free lunches to ICHS clinic workers, April 3, 2020
https://iexaminer.org/neighborhood-eatery-crawfish-king-serves-free-lunches-to-ichs-clinic-workers/

Record number of unemployed Americans will stress state Medicaid programs, April 3, 2020
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/record-number-unemployed-americans-will-stress-state-medicaid-programs-n1175491

Serving up a side of generosity during the COVID-19 outbreak, April 2, 2020
https://nwasianweekly.com/2020/04/serving-up-a-side-of-generosity-during-the-covid-19-outbreak/

Coronavirus daily news updates, April 2: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation, April 2, 2020
https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/health/coronavirus-daily-news-updates-april-2-what-to-know-today-about-covid-19-in-the-seattle-area-washington-state-and-the-nation/

Coronavirus spells financial trouble for health clinics serving low-income communities, April 2, 2020
https://crosscut.com/2020/04/coronavirus-spells-financial-trouble-health-clinics-serving-low-income-communities

COVID-19 testing is accelerating in Washington. So is the need, March 31, 2020
https://kuow.org/stories/covid-19-testing-is-accelerating-in-washington-so-is-the-need

Trump’s latest doozy: ‘I haven’t heard about testing being a problem’, March 31, 2020
https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/trump-s-latest-doozy-i-haven-t-heard-about-testing-n1172841

Seattle Foundation disburse first $10M of COVID-19 Response Fund to 128 nonprofits, March 30, 2020
https://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/news/2020/03/30/seattle-foundation-disperses-10m-covid-19-response.html

Want to Help Small Businesses and Restaurants in Seattle? Here’s How to Donate, March 27, 2020
https://www.thestranger.com/things-to-do/2020/03/27/43257735/want-to-help-small-businesses-and-restaurants-in-seattle-heres-how-to-donate

These 29 photos will show you what the COVID-19 pandemic looks like around the world, March 27, 2020
https://www.news4jax.com/health/2020/03/27/these-29-photos-will-show-you-what-the-covid-19-pandemic-looks-like-around-the-world/

British Prime Minister Has Coronavirus, March 27, 2020
https://www.voanews.com/science-health/coronavirus-outbreak/british-prime-minister-has-coronavirus

Want to donate to coronavirus causes in Seattle? Here’s how to help, March 25, 2020
https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/want-to-donate-to-coronavirus-causes-in-seattle-heres-how-to-help/

Iconic Pho Bac Revs Up Quirky ‘Pho Mobile’ As Part of Its First-Ever Delivery Service, March 25, 2020
https://seattle.eater.com/2020/3/25/21193605/pho-bac-sup-shop-delivery-takeout-little-saigon

Coronavirus spreads across the U.S., March 24, 2020
https://www.reuters.com/news/picture/coronavirus-spreads-across-the-us-idUSRTS37AB4

How and where to be tested for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 — and who qualifies, March 23, 2020
https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/health/how-and-where-to-be-tested-for-the-coronavirus-that-causes-covid-19/

ICHS offers drive-thru testing of COVID-19, March 23, 2020
http://nwasianweekly.com/2020/03/drive-thru-covid-testing-in-id/

Coronavirus Hits The Nation, March 21, 2020
https://www.bostonherald.com/2020/03/21/coronavirus-hits-the-nation/

City Inside/Out: Coronavirus Crisis, March 20, 2020
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gg3YOsg91qg&feature=youtu.be

GeekWire Calendar Picks: Talk coronavirus with local experts, live music online; meet a unicorn CEO, March 20, 2020
https://www.geekwire.com/2020/geekwire-calendar-picks-talk-coronavirus-local-experts-live-music-online-meet-unicorn-ceo/

Community good in the time of COVID-19, March 20, 2020
https://www.edhat.com/news/community-good-in-the-time-of-covid-19

Senior living residents worried after ID case of COVID, March 19, 2020
http://nwasianweekly.com/2020/03/senior-living-residents-worried-after-id-case-of-covid/

Through Washington’s COVID-19 Crisis, Health Providers are Quietly at Work, March 17, 2020
https://www.directrelief.org/2020/03/through-washingtons-covid-19-crisis-health-providers-are-quietly-at-work/

They’re treating uninsured Americans. But as coronavirus ramps up, money is running out, March 14, 2020
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/they-re-treating-uninsured-americans-coronavirus-ramps-money-running-out-n1157496

How health care inequity could make the COVID-19 crisis worse, March 13, 2020
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/health/how-health-care-inequity-could-make-the-covid-19-crisis-worse

Congressman Adam Smith visits ID amid virus concerns, March 12, 2020
http://nwasianweekly.com/2020/03/congressman-adam-smith-visits-id-amid-virus-concerns/

Seattle’s Chinatown restaurants scramble as COVID-19 fears run amok, March 12, 2020
https://www.seattlepi.com/lifestyle/food/article/Seattle-Chinatown-restaurants-scramble-COVID-15124259.php

Community Clinics Fighting Coronavirus Could Soon Lose Federal Funding, March 5, 2020
https://truthout.org/articles/community-clinics-fighting-coronavirus-could-soon-lose-federal-funding/

Gov. Inslee urges vigilance against COVID-19, March 5, 2020
http://nwasianweekly.com/2020/03/gov-inslee-urges-vigilance-against-covid-19/

Tensions rise as US death toll from coronavirus reaches 9, March 3, 2020
https://www.gazettenet.com/Tensions-rise-as-US-death-toll-from-coronavirus-reaches-9-33089443

Tensions rise as U.S. death toll from coronavirus reaches 9, March 3, 2020
https://bangordailynews.com/2020/03/03/news/nation/tensions-rise-as-u-s-death-toll-from-coronavirus-reaches-9/

Gov. Inslee Visits International District Clinic, Promises Expanded Coronavirus Testing, March 3, 2020
https://www.thestranger.com/slog/2020/03/03/43033508/gov-inslee-visits-international-district-clinic-promises-expanded-coronavirus-testing

Governor Inslee visits ICHS clinic, urges vigilance against COVID-19, March 3, 2020
https://iexaminer.org/governor-inslee-visits-ichs-clinic-urges-vigilance-against-covid-19/

Northwest organizations that work with immigrants say the ‘public charge rule’ is causing fear, February 25, 2020
https://www.knkx.org/post/northwest-organizations-work-immigrants-say-public-charge-rule-causing-fear

February is American Heart Month: Eat to lower blood pressure, February 20, 2020
http://nwasianweekly.com/2020/02/february-is-american-heart-month-eat-to-lower-blood-pressure/

BLOG: New vs. old food perspectives: How to adapt for your health, February 20, 2020
http://nwasianweekly.com/2020/02/blog-new-vs-old-food-perspectives-how-to-adapt-for-your-health/

Marguerite Luke Young and Maxine Loo: Best friends for 67 years, February 20, 2020
http://nwasianweekly.com/2020/02/marguerite-luke-young-and-maxine-loo-best-friends-for-67-years/

Your weekly guide to Seattle’s hottest events, February 20, 2020
https://www.seattlemag.com/arts-culture/must-list-seattle-wine-and-food-experience-grupo-corpo-children

False coronavirus rumors take a big toll on Kent businesses, February 14, 2020
https://www.kiro7.com/news/local/false-coronavirus-rumors-take-big-toll-kent-businesses/VXMNMB657JEWTPPH3UIQAX3V7E/

As new coronavirus spreads, another epidemic looms: ‘yellow peril’ racism, February 10, 2020
https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/as-new-coronavirus-spreads-another-epidemic-looms-yellow-peril-racism/

Local health officials, community leaders denounce stigma surrounding coronavirus, February 7, 2020
https://komonews.com/news/local/local-health-officials-community-leaders-denounce-stigma-surrounding-coronavirus/

Concerns raised about closure of National Archives in Seattle, which contains Chinese Exclusion Act records, February 4, 2020
https://iexaminer.org/concerns-raised-about-closure-of-national-archives-in-seattle-which-contains-chinese-exclusion-act-records/

Outbreak-tested by Measles, Washington state officials feel ready for Coronavirus, January 26, 2020
https://www.npr.org/2020/01/26/799629276/outbreak-tested-by-measles-washington-state-officials-feel-ready-for-coronavirus

The life journey of Yvone Ung leads to a dedication to helping other immigrants and refugees at ICHS, JANUARY 23, 2020
https://iexaminer.org/the-life-journey-of-yvone-ung-leads-to-a-dedication-to-helping-other-immigrants-and-refugees-at-ichs/

Flashback 5: Teresita Batayola, WINTER 2020
https://magazine.bucknell.edu/issue/winter-2020/diverse-public-service/

SCIDpda receives $11 million from the City of Seattle to fund affordable housing project in Beacon Hill, JANUARY 8, 2020
https://iexaminer.org/scidpda-receives-11-million-from-the-city-of-seattle-to-fund-affordable-housing-project-in-beacon-hill/

800 unvaccinated school kids told to stay home, JANUARY 6, 2020
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/800-unvaccinated-school-kids-told-to-stay-home/ar-BBYKChN?li=BBnb7Kz

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