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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

Gastrointestinal illness & Educational opportunities

Action requested: Be aware that Snohomish and Whatcom Counties have experienced significant gastrointestinal illness recently.
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Tuesday, May 5, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1327)/Comments (0)/
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Pertussis & Educational opportunities

Action requested: Be alert for pertussis when someone presents with appropriate symptoms, especially prolonged cough.
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Friday, April 17, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1425)/Comments (0)/
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Immunizations & Travel Services & Pertussis & Educational Opportunity

Action requested: Take steps to assure your patients have access to immunizations.
Action requested: Consider (and test for) pertussis when someone presents with appropriate symptoms, especially prolonged cough.
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Friday, March 27, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1314)/Comments (0)/
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Immunizations & Travel Services & Sexually Transmitted Infections & Pertussis & Duodenoscopes

Action requested: Be aware that the Health District’s Everett and Lynnwood clinics providing immunizations and travel services will be closing on June 30.
Action requested: Be aware of new resources to providers managing sexually transmitted infections, especially among men who have sex with men.
Action requested: Be aware that pertussis is increasing and assure that every patient is vaccinated.
Action requested: Be familiar with CDC protocols for conducting surveillance culturing of duodenoscopes and report outbreaks to public health.
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Friday, March 13, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1731)/Comments (0)/
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Measles & vaccine preventable diseases training

Action requested: Be aware of current measles infection control recommendations and guidelines for assessing immunity for measles and vaccinating susceptibles.

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Friday, February 6, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1443)/Comments (0)/
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