As you ride King County Metro service, you will now hear onboard announcements reminding you to please take steps advised by Public Health – Seattle & King County to protect yourself and the community from the spread of novel coronavirus.
“Welcome aboard. Metro buses are disinfected daily. Help keep yourself and others healthy. Don’t travel if you are sick. Cover your cough or sneeze. Avoid touching your face. Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly. Thank you for riding.”
We appreciate all efforts by the public to follow these guidelines. At Metro, we continue to coordinate with Public Health as they monitor novel coronavirus and COVID-19. Currently, we are operating service as scheduled to connect you with the important destinations in your life.
For further information, please see the Metro Matters blog under coronavirus and media coverage of our upgraded disinfecting protocols.
- Facts and news about novel coronavirus / COVID-19 (Public Health – Seattle & King County)
- Common questions about novel coronavirus / COVID-19 (Public Health – Seattle & King County)
- Do you have a confirmed case or suspected case of COVID-19? Here’s what you should do. (Public Health – Seattle & King County)
- “My loved ones are at high risk for coronavirus. Time to make some plans.”
(Public Health Insider, March 5, 2020)
- Additional updates are available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Washington State Department of Health (DOH)