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Board of Health Meeting, Feb. 14

New grant for opioid overdose monitoring pilot to be discussed

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – During its regular board meeting, the Board of Health is expected to take action on an agreement with the Washington State Department of Health for a grant through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This grant will allow the Snohomish Health District to begin a pilot project to monitor opioid overdose survivals in Snohomish County.  Read More >>
Wednesday, February 15, 2017/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (878)/Comments (0)/
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Lab-Confirmed Flu Deaths Climb to 8 in Snohomish County

New online resources as increased influenza symptoms and hospitalizations continue

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – With several months still to go, updated reports show that Snohomish County is on pace to set a record in the total number of hospitalizations this flu season. In addition to continued increases in hospitalization numbers, three more deaths were reported:

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Friday, January 13, 2017/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1387)/Comments (0)/
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Flu and Mumps Straining Health Systems in Snohomish County

Residents urged to save hospital visits for life-threatening conditions only

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – As the Snohomish Health District released last week, this year’s influenza season is proving quite severe. Official numbers released this week report that the total number of flu hospitalizations for the week ending Dec. 31 were the highest on record for Snohomish County (see graph at end).

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Thursday, January 5, 2017/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1583)/Comments (0)/
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