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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. Symptom Checks, Testing and Full Quarantine Are Still Critical to COVID-19 Fight

    As case numbers rise, the Snohomish Health District is reminding residents to stay home if sick. If COVID-like symptoms develop or they were exposed to a confirmed case, seek testing. Read on...
  2. Board of Health Meeting - April 13

    The Board of Health will hold its regular meeting at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Read on...
  3. Social Gatherings are Leading Cause of Rising COVID-19 Cases

    For the third week in a row, Snohomish County’s case rate has continued its climb in the wrong direction. The rolling two-week case rate now sits at 121 per 100,000 for the period ending April 6. Read on...
  4. Snohomish County Vaccine Taskforce prepares to open sixth mass vaccination site

    Vaccination activities also are focused on access for seniors, homebound individuals and marginalized communities. Read on...
  5. Help Needed to Turn Numbers Around Quickly

    After nine weeks of steady decreases, the case rate has increased for the second week in a row. It is now at 92 per 100,000 residents for the two-week period ending March 27. Read on...
  6. Snohomish County Ranked Among Healthiest in Washington

    After dropping to seventh in 2020, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has named Snohomish County the sixth healthiest county in Washington for their 2021 County Health Rankings. Read on...
  7. Appointments still required, eligibility verification changing at mass vaccination sites

    The mass vaccination sites operated by the Snohomish County Vaccine Taskforce remain by appointment only for those eligible in the phased approach to vaccination. However, verification requirements for eligibility are changing. Read on...
  8. Community Asked to Help Stop Vaccine Appointment Rumors, Leaked Links

    Everyone can help vaccination efforts go smoothly by seeking and sharing reliable information about vaccination sites, appointments and eligibility. Read on...
  9. Snohomish County Nursing Homes Reach Two Milestones

    For the first time in over a year, there are no COVID outbreaks at assisted living or supportive living facilities in Snohomish County. In addition, there is only one skilled nursing facility and one adult family home with active outbreaks. P Read on...
  10. Vaccine Taskforce to Offer Second Dose Clinics and Other COVID-19 Updates

    The Snohomish County Vaccine Taskforce has second doses available by appointment during limited clinics for anyone who is within the window for their second dose and has not yet received one. Read on...
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