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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

Influenza & measles & Listeriosis & ocular syphilis

Action requested: Action requested: Continue to vaccinate against and initiate early treatment for influenza.

Action requested: Be aware of a measles outbreak in the U.S.  Urge anyone who may be susceptible to get vaccinated now.

Action requested: Be aware of potential listeria infections linked to consumption of Latin-style cheese.

Action requested: Be aware of syphilis occurring in the eye and ask patients with possible or diagnosed syphilis about changes to vision or hearing.

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Friday, January 23, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1421)/Comments (0)/
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Measles & Influenza & Ebola virus disease (EVD) & Vaccination educational program

Action requested: Be aware that many Snohomish County residents may have been exposed to measles recently.  Urge anyone who may be susceptible to get vaccinated now.

Action requested: Continue to vaccinate against and initiate early treatment for influenza.  Be aware of new tools to diagnose and treat influenza.

Action requested: Contact public health before referring suspected cases of EVD to an assessment hospital.

Action requested: Consider attending an educational update about vaccines generally & pertussis specifically.

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Friday, January 9, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1541)/Comments (0)/
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Listeria

Action requested: Be alert to potential listeriosis, especially among pregnant women. Read More >>
Wednesday, December 24, 2014/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1335)/Comments (0)/
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Influenza & Ebola virus disease & Naltrexone

Action requested: Vaccinate against and treat influenza to prevent complications.

Action requested: Contact public health before referring suspected cases of EVD to an assessment hospital.

Action requested: Consider training to administer naltrexone as part of a comprehensive management program to treat opioid or alcohol dependence.

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Monday, December 22, 2014/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1318)/Comments (0)/
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Pertussis

Action requested: Assure that everyone is properly vaccinated against pertussis. Read More >>
Tuesday, December 9, 2014/Author: Jordan Bower/Number of views (1357)/Comments (0)/
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