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Board of Health Meeting, October 13

District to Present 2016 Budget and Draft Vaping Ordinance

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. During an extended board meeting, Snohomish Health District staff will be presenting the 2016 preliminary budget request, and the Board of Health will hold a public hearing on a proposed ordinance for vaping and vapor products. The meeting will be from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13, 2015. The meeting will be held in the Snohomish Health District Auditorium located at 3020 Rucker Ave, Everett, Wash.

 

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Thursday, October 8, 2015/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1191)/Comments (0)/
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Changing the Conversation on Childhood Trauma

Film Screenings and Panel Discussion on Sept. 30

Sept. 24, 2015 - SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. Research shows that adverse childhood experiences—ACEs for short—are strong predictors of health and social issues later in life. Whether it’s going through parents’ divorcing, witnessing violence, being abused, living in extreme poverty or being homeless, or having a parent or close family member with a mental illness or addiction, these experiences can take a deep emotional toll on our children.

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Thursday, September 24, 2015/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (2323)/Comments (0)/
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Health District Comment Period Closes with Nearly 800 Responses

Vaping Subcommittee to Discuss Recommendation Aug. 19

Aug. 13, 2015 - SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Following a public comment period that drew responses via online survey, email, letters and an in-person listening session, the Vaping Subcommittee is meeting to discuss feedback and potential policy options.

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Thursday, August 13, 2015/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (2245)/Comments (0)/
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Share Your Thoughts on Vaping in Public Places

Health District Offers Multiple Ways to Share Opinions in July

July 6, 2015 - SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – A preliminary comment period has officially opened for county residents to provide input on a potential new policy that would prohibit vaping in public places. E-cigarettes and vaping products are not regulated the same way cigarettes are. This leads to public health concerns about potential exposure to the unknown mixture of chemicals in the vapor, as well as the rise in teens and young adults using a new type of addictive nicotine product.

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Monday, July 6, 2015/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (2130)/Comments (0)/
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Service changes at the Health District

Adjustments pave way for more public health opportunities long-term

July 2, 2015 - SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. Looking at client feedback and usage rates, as well as a variety of changes in the community, the Snohomish Health District has started making adjustments to current operations. As of July 1, the immunization and travel services clinics are now closed permanently. Starting on Monday, the Women-Infant-Children (WIC) and First Steps clinics will have new hours of service. Read More >>
Monday, July 6, 2015/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1946)/Comments (0)/
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