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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 (897)/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 (840)/Comments (0)/
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Protecting our babies: National Infant Immunization Week, April 22-28

Full immunization fends off 11 childhood diseases, says Snohomish Health District

SNOHOMISH COUNTY --- Is your child fully immunized? Health officials urge parents and caregivers to check their children’s immunization records during National Infant Immunization Week, April 22-28. Governor Gary Locke has proclaimed it Childhood Immunization Week in Washington state. Read More >>
Thursday, April 19, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (861)/Comments (0)/
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Snohomish Health District celebrates National Public Health Week, Apr. 2-8

EVERETT--- No balloons, no cake, no fanfare. The 220 women and men who staff the Snohomish Health District choose to celebrate National Public Health Week with “business as usual,” knowing that their success simply is the good health of the communities they serve. Read More >>
Thursday, March 29, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (798)/Comments (0)/
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Snohomish Health District hosts the “Organ Lady,” Apr. 3

Not-for-the-squeamish presentation about tobacco’s effects on humans

EVERETT --- “Organ Lady” Becky Engel, RN, shows the real inside story about the effects of tobacco on human tissue on Tuesday, April 3, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Snohomish Health District auditorium, 3020 Rucker Ave., Everett. Read More >>
Wednesday, March 21, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1847)/Comments (0)/
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