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First Confirmed Case of Zika Virus in Snohomish County

Adult Male Exposed to Virus During Travel in the Caribbean

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – A Snohomish County male in his 30’s has tested positive for the Zika virus according to results released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). He had recently traveled to the Caribbean, one of the areas known to have mosquitos infected with the Zika virus. 

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Thursday, June 30, 2016/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1292)/Comments (0)/
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Board of Health Approves Pharmaceutical Stewardship Ordinance

Snohomish County Becomes Eighth in the Nation with Secure Medicine Return Regulation

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. At its board meeting on Tuesday, the Board of Health voted 10-0 in favor of approving the pharmaceutical stewardship ordinance as proposed. Snohomish County is now the second in the state to pass such a regulation, modeled closely after the one approved by King County in 2013.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (2299)/Comments (0)/
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Board of Health Meeting, June 14

Pharmaceutical Stewardship, Per Capita Funding to be Focus

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – During its regular board meeting, the Board of Health will hold the second reading and public hearing for the draft pharmaceutical stewardship ordinance. The meeting will be from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. The meeting will be held in the District’s Auditorium located at 3020 Rucker Ave, Everett, Wash.

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Friday, June 10, 2016/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (982)/Comments (0)/
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Board of Health Meeting, May 10

State of the District, Pharmaceutical Stewardship and WIC/First Steps Transition to be Focus

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – During its regular board meeting, the Board of Health will hear the first reading of the draft pharmaceutical stewardship ordinance and the annual state of the district, followed by continued discussions of the proposed transition of WIC and First Steps services to community partners. The meeting will be from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. The meeting will be held in the District’s Auditorium located at 3020 Rucker Ave, Everett, Wash.

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Monday, May 9, 2016/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1188)/Comments (0)/
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Event Aimed at Reducing the Stigma of Mental Health

First Youth Mental Wellness Fair of its Kind to Debut May 7

EVERETT, Wash. – With substance abuse and suicide rates for youth in Snohomish County among the highest in the state, partners began meeting more than a year ago to plan a resource fair unlike any other in the nation. While treatment and help after the fact will always be needed, raising awareness of the critical role mental health well-being plays in prevention is needed.

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Monday, April 25, 2016/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1515)/Comments (0)/
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