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Four Lab Confirmed Influenza Deaths in Snohomish County

Still time for flu shots as hospitalizations continue to rise

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Flu season typically peaks between January and March, but it is packing a serious punch in Snohomish County earlier than usual this year. Hospitalization numbers have been doubling each week since early-December, and there are now four confirmed deaths linked to the flu.

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Friday, December 30, 2016/Author: Heather Thomas/Number of views (1216)/Comments (0)/
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Snohomish County agencies urge residents to prepare for cold weather

Quick tips to keep you safe and healthy this winter

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Get Frosty’s wardrobe ready because snowflakes are in the forecast. The Snohomish Health District, Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management, and Medical Reserve Corps have teamed up to provide one place for weather-related preparedness information.

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Friday, December 2, 2016/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (853)/Comments (0)/
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Board of Health Meeting, Dec. 13

Amendment to District’s Charter and Adoption of 2017 Budget to be Focus

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – During its regular board meeting, the Board of Health is expected to take action on the 2017 budget and a proposed amendment to the Snohomish Health District’s charter. The meeting will be from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. The meeting will be held in the District’s Auditorium located at 3020 Rucker Ave, Everett, Wash.

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Friday, December 2, 2016/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1025)/Comments (0)/
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Special Board of Health Meeting, November 8

District to Hold Public Hearings on Preliminary 2017 Budget and Proposed Fee Increases

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – During its regular board meeting, the Board of Health will hold public hearings on the Snohomish Health District’s 2017 preliminary budget, as well as proposed fee increases for Environmental Health permits and services. The meeting will be at a special time from 2:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. because of election day on Tuesday, November 10, 2015. The meeting will be held in the District’s Auditorium located at 3020 Rucker Ave, Everett, Wash.

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (390)/Comments (0)/
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Board of Health Charts Path Forward

Focus to be on governance rather than consolidation

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – On the heels of a report by The William D. Ruckelshaus Center, the Board of Health indicated a preference to put aside the question of the Snohomish Health District consolidating with Snohomish County government. Instead, the Board will reevaluate its charter and committee structures in order to make governance adjustments needed to move the agency forward.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1251)/Comments (0)/
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