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State stops food worker card fraud
A Washington State Attorney General’s Office lawsuit has stopped a company from selling worthless food handler certificates online.  Up to 11,000 people who purchased the certificates - that do not meet food handler requirements - should receive a refund from eFoodhandlers, Inc.

Some food service workers reported they first discovered their certificates were worthless from their employers or by health department inspectors. Those workers were required to take the examination again and obtain valid documentation.

The only entity approved by the Washington State Department of Health to provide online training and certification for food handling is the Tacoma-Pierce County Public Health Department, The website that offered unapproved cards was called

eFoodhandlers will mail checks to affected consumers’ last known address.

The refund amount each consumer will receive is based on the total amount they originally paid to eFoodhandlers. Most payments will be under $20. 

Consumers should receive a refund by September 1, 2015. See the state Attorney General's website for the full media release.

Communicable Disease
Services and information for: communicable disease reporting, immunizations, travel vaccines, HIV/AIDS testing, TB testing and control, perinatal hepatitis prevention, and emergency preparedness.
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Community Health
Community Health promotes healthy living, prevents disease and injury, and helps people get the services they need.
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Environmental Health
Environmental Health is concerned with the effect of natural and built environments on human health. Services focus on food service establishments, septic systems, solid waste and toxics, drinking water, school and water recreation safety.
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Health Statistics/Assessment & Vital Records
Health Statistics focuses on collecting, analyzing and disseminating data to describe our population health trends. This office also provides birth and death certificates.
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SHD Clinics
Snohomish Health District operates two clinics:

SHD Everett
3020 Rucker Ave.
Everett, WA 98201
Directions: Driving Transit

SHD Lynnwood
6101 200th St. SW Suite 100
Lynnwood, WA 98036
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