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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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Snohomish Health District honors long-time employees

16 staff recognized for combined 155 years of service

SNOHOMISH COUNTY --- Snohomish Health District recently recognized 16 staff members for their service to local public health. Presiding at the Health District’s quarterly all-staff meeting, Health Officer M. Ward Hinds, MD, MPH, thanked the honorees for their dedication to the mission of the Health District.  Read More >>
Monday, May 21, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (728)/Comments (0)/
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Local teens build network for tobacco prevention, May 22

Featured speakers: cancer survivor Debi Austin and Shannon Brewer, youth advocate

SNOHOMISH COUNTY --- More than 100 teenagers from all across Snohomish County will convene on May 22 at Warm Beach Retreat Center near Stanwood, Wash., to network about tobacco control and prevention. The educational event, "Making Tobacco History 2001," will establish the county's Youth Action Network. Organizers include Snohomish Health District and Washington Doctors Ought to Care (DOC). Read More >>
Friday, May 18, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (686)/Comments (0)/
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Snohomish Health District investigation featured in national report

Deputy Health Officer documents local E. coli farm visit outbreak for CDC

SNOHOMISH COUNTY --- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have published an epidemiological report co-authored by Jo Hofmann, MD, Deputy Health Officer for Snohomish Health District. The article, “Outbreaks of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Infections Among Children Associated With Farm Visits---Pennsylvania and Washington, 2000,” appears in the April 20 issue of CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Read More >>
Friday, April 20, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (643)/Comments (0)/
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