"Do what is hard now. Because it will hit you and your economy will slow, no matter what you do. Every day you wait, you risk lives." - Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan's message to leaders of areas not hit by the coronavirus pandemic
We asked you to submit questions for three Seattle-area leaders about the coronavirus pandemic, and you responded in droves. Watch as Mayor Jenny Durkan and and two UW experts respond to your questions.
Last chance to ask questions! We’re sitting down (virtually) with Mayor Jenny Durkan'>Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and two UW experts to record a video interview on the coronavirus. Submit Q's by 9:30 a.m.
Mayor Jenny Durkan'>Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and two UW experts will field your coronavirus questions. What do you want to know?
Mayor Jenny Durkan'>Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan says the city will provide "$5 million in grocery vouchers to help families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic"
"I was really hoping that the President would have declared an emergency so that FEMA could respond to communities like ours that are going to need that kind of help," says Mayor Jenny Durkan'>Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan about President Trump's coronavirus address to the nation
Mayor Jenny Durkan'>Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan: "Right now our hospital workers and our first responders, like our firefighters and our police, are running out of the protective equipment like goggles and masks and gowns that they need to deliver the care safely."
Mayor Jenny Durkan'>Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan on the impact of the coronavirus: "Seattle is in for a really long haul ... And it's going to be hard. Our way of life is going to change. We will know people that get sick. Our health care system is going to be tested. We will get through it."
BREAKING: Seattle will nullify all misdemeanor convictions for marijuana possession in the years before recreational weed was legalized in Washington. Mayor Jenny Durkan hopes the move will bring "restorative justice for communities who have been disproportionately targeted."