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Want to make a difference? HIV/AIDS Council needs you

Regional group decides HIV/AIDS services & funding for five counties

EVERETT —The Region 3 HIV/AIDS Community Planning Council needs more members to represent all five counties in its area. The group is recruiting persons infected with HIV, service and health planning professionals, youth at risk, people of color and persons from populations most affected by HIV/AIDS in Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish and Whatcom counties. The Council wants to elect six new members to 1- and 2-year terms, bringing the total to a “full strength” 22 members. Read More >>
Tuesday, January 29, 2002/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1523)/Comments (0)/
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Local public health in critical condition

Governor’s budget decimates public health protection

SNOHOMISH COUNTY— Disease control, bioterrorism response, food safety, immunizations for children and other public health services are at risk of major cuts due to Governor Gary Locke’s proposed budget, say local public health officials. Read More >>
Wednesday, December 19, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1802)/Comments (0)/
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Smoke-free programs work in Washington state, says CDC

Local policymakers meet Jan. 3 to discuss support for tobacco program

SNOHOMISH COUNTY—Low smoking rates in Washington state may be connected to active tobacco education and intervention programs, according to recent survey data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Dec. 14 report compares cigarette smoking in 99 metropolitan areas across the nation. Read More >>
Tuesday, December 18, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1894)/Comments (0)/
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I Care...Do You?: World AIDS Day, Dec. 1

Local event focuses on Youth and AIDS in the 21st century

SNOHOMISH COUNTY--- The public is invited to attend World AIDS Day remembrance ceremonies Dec. 1 from 4-7 p.m. at the American Red Cross, 2530 Lombard Ave., Everett. Read More >>
Wednesday, November 21, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1772)/Comments (0)/
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State names Jessica S. Burt “HIV/AIDS Educator of the Year”

Honoree is a 10-year veteran teacher at Snohomish Health District

EVERETT— AIDS Health Educator Jessica S. Burt of Snohomish Health District has been selected as “Educator of the Year 2001” for Region 3 by the Washington Statewide Regional Service Networks and Washington State Department of Health. Burt and five other distinguished AIDS educators will be recognized for their achievements at an awards banquet Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel in SeaTac. Read More >>
Monday, October 29, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (2840)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Media Releases2001