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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.

News releases are sent to print and electronic media as needed. We also share relevant media releases from the Department of Health and other public health agencies.

 

Media Releases

Board of Health Meeting, January 12

Board to Swear in New Members and Elect Chair and Vice Chair

The Board of Health meeting will be on Tuesday, January 12, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at:  Snohomish Health District, Auditorium, 3020 Rucker Ave, 1st Floor, Everett, WA 98201

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Monday, January 11, 2016/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (51)/Comments (0)/
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Board of Health Meeting, December 8

District to Present Revised 2016 Budget for Approval

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. The Board of Health meeting will be on Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at:  Snohomish Health District Auditorium, 3020 Rucker Ave, 1st Floor, Everett, WA 98201

 

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Friday, December 4, 2015/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (120)/Comments (0)/
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Health and Safety Precautions for Power Outages and Floods

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. With power outages and flooding, the risks of contaminated water and foodborne illnesses increase. County residents are encouraged to monitor freezer and refrigerator food temperatures. If power has been off for an extended period of time, the Snohomish Health District advises residents and businesses to discard all potentially hazardous foods. When in doubt, throw it out!

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (85)/Comments (0)/
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Board of Health Approves Snohomish County Vaping Ordinance

New Law Takes Effect Countywide on Dec. 10

Nov. 13, 2015 - SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. In a 10-0 vote on Nov. 10, the Snohomish Health District’s Board of Health became the fifth county in the state to pass a law restricting vaping in public places and youth access to vapor products. Similar to the no smoking in public laws passed in 2005, adults will be prohibited from vaping in public starting December 10. This includes outdoor areas within 25 feet of an entryway, as well as indoor spaces like restaurants, bars, stores, movie theaters and other places of employment. Read More >>
Friday, November 13, 2015/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (155)/Comments (0)/
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Board of Health Meeting, November 10

District to Hold Public Hearings on 2016 Budget and Revised Vaping Ordinance

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. During its regular board meeting, the Board of Health will hold public hearings on the Snohomish Health District’s 2016 preliminary budget, as well as a revised ordinance for vaping and vapor products. The meeting will be from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 10, 2015. The meeting will be held in the District’s Auditorium located at 3020 Rucker Ave, Everett, Wash.

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Thursday, November 5, 2015/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (156)/Comments (0)/
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