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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. Shellfish Harvesting Closed in Port Susan and Possession Sound South to King County Line

    Marine biotoxins that cause Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) are spreading in central Puget Sound. The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has closed Port Susan and Possession Sound south to the King County line for shellfish harvesting. Read on...
  5. Health District Announces Shift in COVID-19 Testing Operations

    In just seven days, roughly 15,000 people were tested around the county. Many locations in Snohomish County saw the highest volume of people seeking testing since the pandemic began during that week ending August 28. Read on...
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