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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

Treatment of latent tuberculosis & Ebola & Anencephaly in Central Washington

Action requested: Consider short course therapy for latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI).
Action requested: Be aware of resources to address management of patients at risk for or diagnosed with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).
Action requested: Assure adequate folic acid intake for women of childbearing age. Read More >>
Friday, August 29, 2014/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1242)/Comments (0)/
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Access to health alerts online & arboviral infections & clostridium infections among persons who inject drugs

Action requested: Refer to the new Health District website for access to recent health alerts.
Action requested: Remain alert to possible arboviral infection.
Action requested: Be alert for symptoms of clostridium infection among persons who inject heroin. Read More >>
Friday, August 22, 2014/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1251)/Comments (0)/
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Ebola virus disease update

Action requested: Be aware of recommendations for infection control for suspected Ebola virus disease and for travel to certain countries affected by Ebola. Read More >>
Friday, August 1, 2014/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1391)/Comments (0)/
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Ebola virus disease

Action requested: Be aware of potential for Ebola Virus Disease in travelers returning from West Africa. Read More >>
Monday, July 28, 2014/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1414)/Comments (0)/
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Listeria and Dengue & Chikungunya

Action requested: Be aware that specific lots of some fruits have been recalled due to potential Listeria contamination.
Action requested: Be aware that increasing numbers of cases of dengue and chikungunya have been reported in the U.S.
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Thursday, July 24, 2014/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1246)/Comments (0)/
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