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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. COVID-19 Updates, Reminders and Data for Snohomish County

    Governor Jay Inslee and Secretary of Health John Wiesman announced a two-week pause on all counties moving forward in the phases until at least July 16. This is to allow more time to see where the numbers are heading... Read on...
  2. Health District Looking to Identify Guests from Stanwood Party

    The Snohomish Health District previously announced reports of a large party where one guest later tested positive for COVID-19. Since then, staff have determined that not all of the estimated 40-70 attendees can be identified or contacted. Read on...
  3. Snohomish County Leaders Continue Monitoring COVID-19 Activity

    Based on current COVID-19 activity and other metrics, an application for Phase 3 will not be submitted today by Snohomish County officials. Read on...
  4. Updated Health Officer Orders for Snohomish County

    Dr. Chris Spitters, health officer for the Snohomish Health District, issued two new health officer orders that reflect updated COVID-19 requirements in Snohomish County. Read on...
  5. Drive-thru Testing Schedule, Data Updates and COVID Snapshot

    The Snohomish Health District is continuing its expanded community-based testing operations, as well as data updates. A new addition today is a COVID activity snapshot that provides metrics aligned with the Phase 2 approval. Read on...
  6. Drive-thru Testing Schedule, Data Updates, and Looking Toward Phase 3

    The Snohomish Health District is continuing its expanded community-based testing operations. Read on...
  7. COVID-19 Cases Reported Involving Snohomish Health District Staff

    Today the Snohomish Health District confirmed that an employee working at the District’s headquarters in Everett has tested positive for COVID-19. Another is considered probable, pending lab results. Read on...
  8. Drive-up COVID-19 Testing Schedule for Week of June 8

    Beginning this week, there will be one stationary site operating 2-3 days per week, and a mobile operation moving around the county 1-2 days per week. There will also be some early evening and weekend options throughout the month. Read on...
  9. Board of Health Meeting - June 9

    The Board of Health will hold its regular meeting at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9. Read on...
  10. Snohomish County Approved to Move to Phase 2

    Snohomish County and the Snohomish Health District received notification from Secretary of Health John Wiesman today that their Phase 2 variance application has been approved. The official approval letter is available online, and is effective immediately. Read on...
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