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National HIV Testing Day, June 27

Snohomish Health District offers counseling & testing

SNOHOMISH COUNTY –-Up to 300,000 people across the United States are infected with HIV but are unaware of their status, according to the National Association of People Living with AIDS, the sponsor for National HIV Testing Day, June 27. Read More >>
Friday, June 21, 2002/Author: Anonym/Number of views (896)/Comments (0)/
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Steep increase in local cases of gonorrhea, says Health District

Incidence greater this year in teenage girls and men over 25

SNOHOMISH COUNTY --- A sharp increase in the number of gonorrhea cases in Snohomish County has health care providers on alert. Snohomish Health District officials report 96 gonorrhea cases so far this year, compared to 36 cases reported during the first five months of 2000. Read More >>
Tuesday, June 4, 2002/Author: Anonym/Number of views (899)/Comments (0)/
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Most drownings preventable, says Child Death Review team

Supervision, signs & swim lessons can keep kids safe around water

SNOHOMISH COUNTY --- Each year at least one child drowns in Snohomish County, say health officials. Making this sad statistic even more tragic, Child Death Review (CDR) teams in counties across Washington state say 70 percent of child deaths by drowning are preventable. From 1999 through 2000, drowning was the third leading cause of unexpected death among children 0 – 17 years in our state, following vehicle accidents and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Read More >>
Thursday, May 30, 2002/Author: Anonym/Number of views (952)/Comments (0)/
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Clearing the air: Parks in Granite Falls go smokeless, May 17

Mayor DeRosia to present proclamation to Snohomish Health District

SNOHOMISH COUNTY---Kids in Granite Falls will play in air made fresher by the city’s new “Tobacco-free Park Policy” effective May 17. Mayor Floyd “Butch” DeRosia will declare the city’s parks smoke-free in ceremonies beginning at 11 a.m. in Jim Holmes Park, 206 South Granite Avenue, Granite Falls. The event is free and open to the public. Read More >>
Thursday, May 16, 2002/Author: Anonym/Number of views (885)/Comments (0)/
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“Mothers and Others” health fair at Edmonds CC, May 10

No-cost mammograms and Pap tests for eligible women

SNOHOMISH COUNTY--- Women of all ages are invited to attend the “Mothers and Others” health fair at Edmonds Community College on May 10. The free event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Triton Building. Read More >>
Wednesday, May 1, 2002/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1836)/Comments (0)/
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