COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Chinatown-International District and Seattle-area Asian communities have felt the effects of COVID-19 since January, and the IE is working to cover our stories, updates, experiences, activism and how we care for one another.

How a community kitchen and taxi company are working together to keep people fed...

Every Saturday for the last two years, volunteers at the Degh Tegh Community Kitchen —  55% of whom are youth — would meet at 8 AM to prepare, wrap and deliver hot meals to...

With a bare-bones takeout operation, Jade Garden adapts to loss of business from coronavirus

The daily specials at Jade Garden are still written out on a white board in Chinese and English, but no customers are allowed to dine-in there -- or at any restaurant in the state,...

Comcast announces comprehensive COVID-19 response to help keep Americans connected to the internet

Company Opens Xfinity WiFi Network Nationally for Free, Offers Unlimited Data for Free, Confirms Its Commitment to Connecting Low-Income Families On the heels of offering new, low-income Internet Essentials customers two months of free internet...

SCIDpda, CIDBIA and Friends of Little Saigon announce CID Restaurants and other Small Businesses...

From the Chinatown International District Business Improvement Area: Dear Chinatown-ID Business Owners and Managers, We want to announce today, a new CID Restaurants and other Small Businesses Relief Fund - seeded by our neighbors at Vulcan...

ICHS International District Clinic offers Drive-thru COVID-19 testing from March 24 through 27 (9am...

From March 24 through 27, ICHS will offer drive-up appointments to test for Covid-19, directly in front of the ICHS International District Clinic,  from 9 am to 5 pm. HOW IT WORKS During your appointment, you...

As Gov. Inslee shuts down restaurants to slow coronavirus, community members step up to...

As coronavirus spread, and “because people are racist,” as Sarah Baker of the Seattle Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) put it, restaurants in the Chinatown-International District have been suffering losses since...

COVID-19, the virus knows no boundaries: How are Asian communities dealing with it?

You have probably seen the poster in your neighborhood that reads, “Viruses Don’t Discriminate and Neither Should We.” It is part of the anti-stigma resources published by  Seattle King County Public Health during the...