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SIDS deaths higher among Snohomish County babies

Parents can cut risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, says Health District

SNOHOMISH COUNTY— Deaths from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) have increased sharply in Snohomish County after decreasing for most of the past decade, say officials at Snohomish Health District. So far in 2001 there have been nine SIDS deaths, all in infants under six months of age — more SIDS deaths than in all 12 months of some recent years. Read More >>
Monday, August 20, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (879)/Comments (0)/
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Fresh Air, Prizes & Baseball, August 19th

Exercise your lungs at the 8th Annual Everett AquaSox Tobacco-free Night

SNOHOMISH COUNTY --- Bring your glove! The fun begins at 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 19, for an evening of baseball, freebies and surprises at the 8th Annual Everett AquaSox Tobacco-free Night, sponsored by Snohomish Health District and Snohomish County Human Services. Parking is free and admission is reasonable at $6. Gates open at 5 p.m. at Everett Memorial Stadium, 3802 Broadway, Everett. Read More >>
Monday, August 6, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (757)/Comments (0)/
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Back-to-school “Special”: Shot Clinics Aug. 20-Sept. 7

Walk-ins welcome at two Snohomish Health District locations

SNOHOMISH COUNTY --- Put immunizations at the top of that back-to-school checklist, say health officials. Snohomish Health District will offer back-to-school immunizations at its clinics in Everett and Lynnwood on a walk-in basis throughout the day from Monday, Aug. 20 through Tuesday, Sept. 4; and afternoons Wednesday, Sept. 5 through Friday, Sept. 7. Read More >>
Monday, August 6, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1477)/Comments (0)/
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Health District selects Communicable Disease Director

David S. Peterson rose through the ranks

SNOHOMISH COUNTY---Snohomish Health District announced today its selection of Edmonds resident David S. Peterson to direct the Communicable Disease Division. Peterson will oversee the staff and administrative operations of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, sexually-transmitted disease, and other communicable disease programs. Read More >>
Monday, July 2, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (786)/Comments (0)/
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Tetanus vaccine in short supply for adolescents & adults

Snohomish Health District issues guidelines; children’s vaccine not affected

SNOHOMISH COUNTY --- A national shortage of tetanus-diphtheria (Td) vaccine has local health officials at work on a plan to ensure that Td is available for the people who need it the most in Snohomish County. The supply problems do not affect the availability of vaccine for infants and children under 7. Read More >>
Friday, June 22, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (788)/Comments (0)/
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