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Troubling Mental Health Trends for Snohomish County Youth

Healthy Youth Survey highlights where prevention efforts and conversations are needed

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Data released in March from the 2016 Healthy Youth Survey showed Snohomish County youth are making smarter, healthier choices when it comes to substance use. Unfortunately, those promising trends are not seen in results relating to youth mental health. Snohomish County data shows 22.7% of 12th grade students said they had seriously considered suicide within the last year, nearly double the 11.7% reported in 2006. 

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1239)/Comments (0)/
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Board of Health Meeting, May 9

2016 Health Champions to be Recognized

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – In conjunction with this month’s Board of Health meeting, the Snohomish Health District will recognize agencies and businesses in its 2016 Health Champions ceremony. The meeting will be from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9 in the District’s Auditorium located at 3020 Rucker Ave, Everett, Wash.

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Thursday, May 4, 2017/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1375)/Comments (0)/
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Health District Debuts Streamlined Permitting for Food Trucks

Moves are part of ongoing process improvements

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – From gourmet grilled cheese to exotic hot dogs and fusion flavors, food trucks have become a popular destination for foodies and workers on a lunch break alike. Food trucks are also a rapidly growing industry in Snohomish County, with a business model that combines traditional food establishments with temporary food stands. Another unique feature of food trucks is the ability to cross county—and health district—jurisdictions.

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Monday, May 1, 2017/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1277)/Comments (0)/
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Board of Health Meeting, April 11

Proposed organizational structure of Health District to be discussed

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – The Snohomish Health District Board of Health will hold its regularly scheduled meeting from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. The meeting will be held in the District’s Auditorium located at 3020 Rucker Ave, Everett, Wash.

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Friday, April 7, 2017/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (837)/Comments (0)/
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Board Appoints Interim Administrator for Snohomish Health District

Environmental health director Jefferson Ketchel to assume role April 1

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – At a special meeting convened on Monday, March 20, the Board of Health appointed Jefferson Ketchel as the Snohomish Health District’s interim administrator effective April 1. The appointment was made following the resignation of current deputy director Pete Mayer, who will be leaving April 7 to become the new Assistant Executive Director for Metro Parks Tacoma.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1434)/Comments (0)/
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