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Breastfeeding Tea event for families, August 10

Snohomish Health District’s Women, Infants, and Children nutrition program reaches out with information

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Pregnant and parenting families are invited to celebrate National Breastfeeding Month at a free Breastfeeding Tea from 1:30-3:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 10, in the auditorium at Snohomish Health District, 3020 Rucker Ave., Everett, 98201. The event, hosted by the Health District’s Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) supplemental nutrition program, will feature resource tables, activities for children, light refreshments, and prizes.

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Monday, July 30, 2012/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (845)/Comments (0)/
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Three free whooping cough shot opportunities for adults, July 28 & Aug. 7

Adults can get free Tdap shots at Nubian Jam, the Latino Resource Fair, & National Night Out

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Uninsured and low-income adults will have three more opportunities to immunize against whooping cough – pertussis -- at no cost in July and August. The Snohomish Health District and the Medical Reserve Corps will offer pertussis vaccinations at these local community events:

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Tuesday, July 24, 2012/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (743)/Comments (0)/
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Hundreds of residents live with hepatitis in Snohomish County

World Hepatitis Day, July 28

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Viral hepatitis is closer than you think, say the international organizers of World Hepatitis Day, July 28. In Snohomish County approximately 680 cases of chronic hepatitis C and 110 cases of chronic hepatitis B are reported every year.

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Tuesday, July 24, 2012/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (758)/Comments (0)/
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Prevent rabies during bat season with safety tips & vaccine

Stay on the safe side of bats—bat-proof your home and cabin, vaccinate your pets

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. --- Every summer Snohomish Health District takes dozens of calls about bats and how to stay healthy around them. Bats are the primary carriers of rabies in the Pacific Northwest, and are found in almost every county in Washington. Rabies causes a rare but often fatal illness in humans, and in wild and domestic animals. Rabies is transmitted through the saliva of the animal, which can be introduced through a bite or scratch.

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (925)/Comments (0)/
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Nubian Jam community festival comes to Forest Park, July 28

Snohomish Health District to offer health testing and screening

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Healthy community fun is the focus of the Nubian Jam at Forest Park, 802 Mukilteo Blvd., Everett, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 28.

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (969)/Comments (0)/
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