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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

State names Jessica S. Burt “HIV/AIDS Educator of the Year”

Honoree is a 10-year veteran teacher at Snohomish Health District

EVERETT— AIDS Health Educator Jessica S. Burt of Snohomish Health District has been selected as “Educator of the Year 2001” for Region 3 by the Washington Statewide Regional Service Networks and Washington State Department of Health. Burt and five other distinguished AIDS educators will be recognized for their achievements at an awards banquet Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel in SeaTac. Read More >>
Monday, October 29, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1717)/Comments (0)/
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Everett CC hosts Links & Alliances Conference, Oct. 27

Day of workshops and healthy discussion for youth and adults

SNOHOMISH COUNTY— Twenty-three community sponsors will come together to host a day of workshops and panel discussions at the 5th Annual Invitational Links & Alliances Conference, Oct. 27, at Everett Community College, 2000 Tower St., Everett. The conference addresses issues of health, decision-making and image for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth. Read More >>
Wednesday, October 24, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1158)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Media Releases2001

Déjà flu: Vaccine shipment delayed

High-risk? Call ahead to see if vaccine is here for you.

SNOHOMISH COUNTY—Despite assurances from manufacturers that flu vaccine would arrive on schedule this year, Snohomish Health District has not received the promised shipment on time for mid-October vaccinations. The Health District expects to receive enough flu vaccine to protect all who wish to be immunized, but shipments will arrive incrementally from October through December. The first influenza cases usually appear in December and peak in January or February. Read More >>
Tuesday, October 16, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (823)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Media Releases2001

Fend off the ’flu: Vaccine arrives for “high-risk” people

Do you meet the criteria? Health District is ready for you!

SNOHOMISH COUNTY—The initial load of vaccine has arrived to fend off this year’s edition of flu—and health officials want the people who need it the most to receive the first shots because subsequent shipments might be late. Read More >>
Monday, October 8, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1542)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Media Releases2001

Clean air cuisine in Snohomish County

100% smoke-free restaurants for your dining pleasure

SNOHOMISH COUNTY— The menu includes a healthier dining environment at 385 restaurants throughout Snohomish County, say the authors of the current Smoke Free Dining Guide. The 12-page booklet is co-produced by Snohomish Health District and Tobacco Free Snohomish County Coalition. Read More >>
Thursday, September 20, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (829)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Media Releases2001