ICHS in the News

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

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/

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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