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Community health care feels the fallout of COVID on mental and behavioral health

Congressman Adam Smith (WA-9) and U.S. Assistant Secretary for Health Admiral Rachel Levine to kicked off President Joe Biden’s National Tour to Strengthen Mental...

Art of darkness: How a faulty brush pen helped me process the pandemic

In early March of 2020, I was casually perusing the local news in Seattle when I froze. The strange new coronavirus, which had entered...

Out of the door and onto the community’s doorstep Access granted: ICHS at the...

When eligibility for COVID-19 vaccines expanded last November to children 5 to 11 years old, Katherine Wong-Velasco immediately began looking for appointments. “It had been...

Trafficking and violence survivors from marginalized communities face challenges with remote services, due to...

With the lifting of mask and vaccination requirements in Washington state this month, API Chaya is looking forward to helping survivors with more in-person...

Poised to retire, ICHS CEO Teresita Batayola looks back

Teresita Batayola plans to retire as CEO of International Community Health Services (ICHS) in December 2022, after 18 years leading the state’s largest Asian...

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.