We asked several comics journalists to visit Seattle/King County Clinic and record the stories of participants. We’re proud to share these gorgeous, insightful portraits of the community we serve.

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2020 Clinic

KING 5 – Sep 5, 2019
Volunteers needed for annual free medical clinic at Seattle Center (video)

Broadway World: Seattle – Sep 3, 2019
Volunteers Sought As Seattle/King County Clinic Returns For A Sixth Year

2018 Clinic

Real Change – Sep 4, 2019
To see or not to see (Access Denied opinion column)

Providence St. Joseph Health Community Benefit Report – Jun 1, 2019
Caring for a community as a community: Swedish supports Seattle/King County Clinic

Capillaries: The Journal of Narrative Medicine – Spring 2019
Voices from the Seattle/King County Clinic (Part I of linked PDF)

MultiCare – Mar 1, 2019
The Healthy Futures Project: Seattle/King County Clinic

Public Health Insider – Jan/Feb 2019
Comics from the 2018 Seattle/King County Clinic, Part Three: The Impact (Feb 7)
Comics from the 2018 Seattle/King County Clinic, Part Two: The Volunteers (Feb 1)
Comics from the 2018 Seattle/King County Clinic, Part One: The Patients (Jan 25)

Accelerate: The Campaign for UW Medicine – Dec 2018
Four Days, 4,000 Patients: Volunteers help provide free healthcare services to thousands

The Huddle (UW Medicine) – Oct 16, 2018
Pure Mission: Seattle/King County Clinic
Our mission in action: Seattle/King County Clinic photo gallery

Northwest Asian Weekly – Sep 28, 2018
Free clinic stands to be an example of altruism

Real Change – Sep 26, 2018
Health clinic time at KeyArena

Crosscut – Sep 25, 2018
Dental health care options start to expand

Queen Anne & Magnolia News – Sep 23, 2018
Oak View Group deal comes with community benefits

KIRO-TV – Sep 23, 2018
Thousands get health care at KeyArena at largest free clinic in the state

Madison Park Times – Sep 20, 2018
Seattle/King County Clinic fills gap in healthcare system

The Seattle Times – Sep 20, 2018
Seattle’s annual free medical clinic a lifeline for underinsured residents

KING5 – Sep 20, 2018
Free medical clinic at Seattle’s KeyArena available through Sunday

Q13 FOX – Sep 20, 2018
Medical, dental, vision: Free health care clinic starts today at Seattle’s KeyArena

KUOW – Sep 19, 2018
Free health care clinic returns to KeyArena this week

The Stranger – Sep 19, 2018
Get Free health Care at KeyArena This Weekend

InDemand Interpreting – Sep 19, 2018
InDemand Interpreting Supports Seattle/King County Clinic with Video Remote Interpreting

The Seattle Medium – Sep 12, 2018
Seattle/King County Clinic to Provide Free Health Services

New York Times – Feb 19, 2018
How Dental Inequality Hurts Americans (paywall)

2017 Clinic

Public Health Insider – Jan 18, 2018
Sketches from Outside the Margins: Stories from the Seattle/King County Clinic

Real Change – Dec 20, 2017
Artists find inspiration for cartoons from the King County Health Clinic

Northwest Asian Weekly – Nov 10, 2017
Volunteers help thousands at four-day free clinic

UW Daily – Nov 9, 2017
Seattle/King County Clinic provides healthcare to thousands at no cost

Real Change – Nov 1, 2017
KeyArena becomes medical clinic for the weekend

South Seattle Emerald – Oct 28, 2017
Free Clinic Assists Thousands, Highlights Lack of Healthcare Access

KIRO 7 – Oct 27, 2017
Meet Angus the comfort dog at the free clinic (Facebook video)

Shoreline Area News – Oct 26, 2017
Arcora Foundation expects 4,000 patients at massive free clinic Oct 26–29

SeattlePI – Oct 26, 2017
Thousands flock to Seattle Center for free health care weekend

Patch.com – Oct 26, 2017
Open Now: Free Medical, Dental Care at Seattle Center

KOMO News – Oct 26, 2017
Seattle/King County Clinic offers free dental, vision & medical care at KeyArena

KIRO 7 – Oct 26, 2017
Large free clinic offers medical, dental care at Seattle Center
VIDEO: Free health clinic offered at Seattle Center

KING 5 – Oct 26, 2017
Free 4-day health clinic at KeyArena this weekend
Cartoonists sketch patients’ stories at free health clinic

Crosscut – Oct 26, 2017
Amid national health care crisis, Seattle focuses on humanity

SeattlePI – Oct 25, 2017
Free dental, vision, medical clinic coming to KeyArena Thursday

KUOW – Oct 25, 2017
Thousands expected at annual free health clinic at KeyArena

The Stranger – Oct 24, 2017
Seattle/King County’s Massive, Four-Day Free Health, Vision, and Dental Clinic Launches This Thursday

PRWeb – Oct 24, 2017
InDemand Interpreting Supports Seattle/King County Clinic with Video Remote Interpreting

Seattle Gay News – Sep 29, 2017
Seattle/King County Clinic on October 26-29

Westside Seattle – Aug 31, 2017
Annual FREE medical, vision and dental clinic set for Oct. 26 through 29 at Seattle Center

Public Health Insider – Mar 06, 2017
Telling Patient Stories: Comics Journalism at the Seattle/King County Clinic


2015 Clinic

The Whole U Blog – Nov 17, 2015
UW Volunteers at Seattle King County Clinic

PR Newswire – Oct 28, 2015
InDemand Interpreting supports Seattle/King County Clinic with remote video interpreting

KOMO News – Oct 23, 2015
Crisis canines bring calm to KeyArena clinic

KING 5 – Oct 23, 2015
Free health clinic in Seattle hopes to help thousands (video)

KIRO 7 – Oct 22, 2015
King County providing free medical care during 4 day event (video)

KOMO 4 – Oct 22, 2015
Large 4-day health clinic opens at KeyArena (video)

The Seattle Times – Oct 20, 2015
Free health clinic to offer care at KeyArena


2014 Clinic

Seattle Channel – Nov 6, 2014
CityStream: Remote Area Medical Clinic Follow-Up (video)

KOMO News Oct 23, 2014
Hundreds line up for state’s largest free medical clinic

Seattle Channel – Oct 22, 2014
CityStream: Remote Area Medical Clinic (video)