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Are you up-to-date? Vaccinate!

Snohomish Health District shot clinics Aug. 18-Sept. 5

SNOHOMISH COUNTY --- Getting ready to travel overseas? Got kids pointed back to school? Snohomish Health District can take care of your immunization needs year ’round, but it’s celebrating National Immunization Awareness Month by offering extra walk-in clinic hours. Read More >>
Monday, July 28, 2003/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1217)/Comments (0)/
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What’s biting you? Protect yourself against rabies this summer

Rabies illness very rare, but bats are the only known risk in our state

SNOHOMISH COUNTY --- Although rabies illness in humans is very rare in Washington State, Snohomish Health District fields dozens of calls about it each month of the summer when people are more likely to be bitten by animals. Virtually always fatal once symptoms develop, rabies infection is transmitted by animal bite. In the last 64 years, only two people in the state died from rabies. Since 1990 the number of reported human cases nationwide has ranged from one to six cases annually. Read More >>
Thursday, July 24, 2003/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1981)/Comments (0)/
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Picnics? BBQ? Add food safety to the menu!

Snohomish Health District wants you to stay healthy

SNOHOMISH COUNTY --- Just as warmer weather brings us outside for barbecues and picnics, it also brings a greater hazard for foodborne illness if food is not handled and prepared safely. Follow these tips to help keep your outdoor meals safe: Read More >>
Wednesday, June 25, 2003/Author: Anonym/Number of views (953)/Comments (0)/
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Are you at risk? Free oral test for HIV, June 23-27

Snohomish Health District offer coincides with national HIV testing campaign

SNOHOMISH COUNTY--- Snohomish Health District will offer free oral testing for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), June 23-27, at 3020 Rucker Ave., Suite 208, Everett. The free offer coincides with a nationwide campaign sponsored by the National Association of People with AIDS (www. napwa.org or www.nhtd.org). Read More >>
Thursday, June 19, 2003/Author: Anonym/Number of views (947)/Comments (0)/
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Life’s a beach: Don’t let “Swimmer’s Itch” slow you down

SNOHOMISH COUNTY---Going for a swim? You might come out scratching from tiny creatures that cause “Swimmer’s Itch,” or suffering from a bout of gastro-intestinal illness, say officials at Snohomish Health District. Read More >>
Thursday, June 19, 2003/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1810)/Comments (0)/
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