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Snohomish Health District is the local public health agency for Snohomish County in Washington state. Our news releases are a resource for current public health information for media, the public, policymakers, and other community partners.

  1. Special Board of Health Meeting - October 27

    The Board of Health will hold a meeting on a special date and time at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, October 27. Read on...
  2. Expanded Eligibility for COVID-19 Booster Doses

    The Washington State Department of Health and the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup have endorsed the recommendation by the CDC and FDA authorization for a booster shot of COVID-19 vaccines in certain populations. Read on...
  3. Tips for a Safer Halloween

    Many traditions and favorite pastimes have looked a bit different. Last October, we were still a couple months away from the COVID vaccines being available. This means that with a few health and safety measures, trick-or-treating is a go! Read on...
  4. Board of Health Meeting - October 12

    The Board of Health will hold its regular business meeting at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Read on...
  5. Preparing for a Fight Against Two Viruses

    The two-week case rate has continued to decrease slightly in recent weeks, now currently at 397 per 100,000 residents for the period ending October 2, but transmission levels are still high. Hospitals also continue to remain full... Read on...
  6. Pregnant People or Those Trying to Become Pregnant Urged to Get COVID Vaccine

    The CDC has issued an urgent health advisory to increase COVID-19 vaccination among people who are pregnant, recently pregnant (including those who are lactating), who are trying to become pregnant now, or who might become pregnant in the future. Read on...
  7. New Data Shows Vaccines Continuing to Reduce Hospitalizations and Save Lives

    In its latest data report, the Snohomish Health District shares an updated look at cases by vaccination status. The rate of unvaccinated individuals requiring hospitalization due to COVID-19 increased significantly in August compared to fully vaccinated. Read on...
  8. Help Needed to Curb Increasing Transmission in School, Childcare and Youth Settings

    COVID-19 transmission remains high in Snohomish County and around our region right now. That is leading to an increasing number of positive cases being identified in school students and staff. Read on...
  9. Board of Health Meeting - September 14

    The Board of Health will hold its regular business meeting at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/96265409025 Dial-in: 253-215-8782; ID: 962 6540 9025 Read on...
  10. Statewide Mask Order and National Vaccine Mandates Expand

    In addition to masks being required in most indoor settings, Governor Inslee announced yesterday that masks will also be required for large outdoor gatherings. This expanded mask order takes effect statewide on Monday, September 13... Read on...
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