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Snohomish Health District is the local public health agency for Snohomish County in Washington state. Our news releases are a resource for current public health information for media, the public, policymakers, and other community partners.

News releases are sent to print and electronic media as needed. We also share relevant media releases from the Department of Health and other public health agencies.

 

Media Releases

Reports of 57 Opioid Overdoses Within Seven Days in Snohomish County

First-ever coordinated data gathering yields important insights

The Snohomish Health District—in partnership with the Snohomish County Opioid Response Multi-Agency Coordination (MAC) Group—completed a second 7-day point-in-time data collection for opioid overdoses from July 9-15, 2018. The result: 57 overdoses in one week, 2 of which were fatal.

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (147)/Comments (0)/
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Snohomish Health District to Participate in The Kresge Foundation’s Emerging Leaders in Public Health Initiative

Team joining leadership cohort represented by 20 health agencies nationwide

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Two team members from the Snohomish Health District have been selected to be part of the third cohort of The Kresge Foundation’s Emerging Leaders in Public Health initiative. Administrator Jefferson Ketchel and health policy analyst Nicole Thomsen will be working together to help transform the role of public health in Snohomish County and the region.

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (151)/Comments (0)/
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Additional Measles Infections in Snohomish County — July 12, 2018

Updated Measles Health Advisory

Thursday, July 12, 2018/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (197)/Comments (0)/
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