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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

Ebola virus disease (EVD) update & Influenza

Action requested: Be aware of the protocol for managing suspect Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases in Snohomish County.
Action requested: Continue to vaccinate for influenza and consider use of antivirals to treat disease. Read More >>
Friday, December 5, 2014/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1238)/Comments (0)/
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Influenza vaccine, Fatal gastrointestinal mucormycosis

Action requested: Be aware that live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) remains a recommended option for vaccination, despite recent evidence that it is not effective against 2009 H1N1.
Action requested: Be aware of fatal gastrointestinal mucormycosis in an infant following ingestion of contaminated dietary supplement, ABC Dophilus® Powder, and report suspected cases.
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Wednesday, November 26, 2014/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1377)/Comments (0)/
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Ebola virus disease (EVD) update

Action requested: Screen for recent travel from Mali in addition to travel from Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone when assessing for potential Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). Read More >>
Monday, November 17, 2014/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1272)/Comments (0)/
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Ebola virus disease (EVD) update

Action requested: Be aware of updated guidance for ambulatory care evaluation of patients with possible EVD.

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Monday, November 3, 2014/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1368)/Comments (0)/
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Ebola virus disease (EVD) update

Action requested: Use screening forms to guide decisions about when to contact public health and be aware of additional detailed guidance for protecting health care personnel. Read More >>
Tuesday, October 21, 2014/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1323)/Comments (0)/
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