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Community Coming Together: Opioid Response Group Established with Multi-Agency Commitment

Partner agencies in Snohomish County unveil 12-month action plan

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – After several months of quietly working behind the scenes on a unified action plan, one of Washington’s counties hardest hit by opioid-related deaths has released details on how it has ramped up efforts to address the crisis. The Snohomish County Executive, Snohomish County Council, Snohomish County Sheriff, and the Snohomish Health District have come together with a countywide commitment to reducing the impact of the opioid epidemic in Snohomish County.

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Monday, November 27, 2017/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1935)/Comments (0)/
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Local Representation Continues on State Board of Health

Recent appointments and recognition by Governor Inslee

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Two of the Snohomish Health District’s Board of Health members were recently recognized by Governor Inslee and the Washington State Board of Health. The mission of the State Board of Health is to provide statewide leadership in developing and promoting policies that prevent disease, and improve and protect the public's health for all people in Washington.

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1028)/Comments (0)/
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Board of Health Meeting, November 7

Full board to convene on a special date

Monday, November 6, 2017/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (733)/Comments (0)/
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You Have the Power to Fight Flu

Flu season is upon us; get a flu vaccine now

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – October brings fall, changing leaves and pumpkins—and the beginning of flu season. Last year, Snohomish County saw record numbers of influenza-related school absenteeism, hospitalizations and deaths. Additionally, hospital and EMS systems were strained by the increased demand of patients seeking immediate care.

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Friday, October 20, 2017/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1227)/Comments (0)/
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Port Susan Shellfish Harvest Closure, Oct. 19, 2017

Elevated levels of toxin discovered

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – The Washington State Department of Health has notified the Snohomish Health District that the Port Susan area is closed to all species of recreational shellfish harvesting due to elevated levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) toxin.

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Thursday, October 19, 2017/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1078)/Comments (0)/
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