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County Residents to be Asked to Share Thoughts on Vaping

Health District Looks to Expand Smoking in Public Places Law

June 16, 2015 - SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – To vape, or not to vape—in public—that is the question.  Amidst the growing popularity of electronic cigarettes and vaping, and rising ambiguity by business owners on whether it’s allowed in their establishments, the Snohomish Health District is evaluating options to prohibit vaping and vapor products in public places.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1022)/Comments (0)/
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Survey finds most students feel safe in their schools and communities

Healthy Youth Survey shows gains and losses among youth

May 11, 2015 - SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Results on school and community environment is the focus of the second of four data releases from the 2014 Healthy Youth Survey, with statewide data released by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction on Friday. Analyzing the trends for Snohomish County since 2008 shows some promising improvements, particularly when it comes to students feeling safe and having access to afterschool activities. The data also highlights slight increases in bullying and physical abuse across the grades. Read More >>
Monday, May 11, 2015/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1679)/Comments (0)/
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Health District to host Mother’s Tea on May 8

Annual resource fair for moms and moms-to-be

May 6, 2015 - EVERETT, Wash. – Being a mom is a big adjustment—there’s a new, demanding human in your life 24/7. All the new chores and expenses and health worries can take away from the joys of motherhood. Everyone needs support and resources, which is why the Snohomish Health District hosts this annual event for mothers in the community.

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Thursday, May 7, 2015/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1873)/Comments (0)/
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Local teen violence prevention program to be recognized

District to present Domestic Violence Services with Healthy Communities Award

March 19, 2015 - SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – In conjunction with the Domestic Violence Services (DVS) of Snohomish County’s annual gala, the Snohomish Health District will present DVS representatives with a Healthy Communities Award on Friday, March 20. This award recognizes organizations in the county that go above and beyond minimum requirements to promote the health and well-being of employees and the community they serve.

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Thursday, March 19, 2015/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1187)/Comments (0)/
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Board of Health Meeting, March 10

Health District to present Food Safety Excellence Awards

March 10, 2015 - SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. In conjunction with this month’s Board of Health meeting, the Snohomish Health District will present nine local businesses with the annual Food Safety Excellence Awards. These awards recognize those in food service who not only meet minimum standards, but typically stand out within their industry.

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Friday, March 6, 2015/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1483)/Comments (0)/
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