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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

Health District honors healthy programs, policies

Everett Housing Authority, Head Start and ECEAP receive awards

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. - The Everett Housing Authority was honored with a Healthy Communities Award from Snohomish Health District on May 19. The award is presented to honor organizations that have adopted health promotion programs or policies that support healthy choices for the populations they serve or employ. Read More >>
Wednesday, May 21, 2014/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1008)/Comments (0)/
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Public Health Advisory Council wins statewide award

“Health Champion” honor given by Washington State Public Health Association

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – The Snohomish Health District’s Public Health Advisory Council recently received the “Health Champion” award from the Washington State Public Health Association for its diligent work identifying the leading public health issues in Snohomish County. Read More >>
Thursday, May 8, 2014/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (928)/Comments (0)/
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Mother’s Day event offers resources, tips and tea

May 9 at the Snohomish Health District

EVERETT, Wash. – Being a new mom is a big adjustment – there’s a new, demanding human in your life 24/7. All the new chores and expenses and health worries can take away from the joys of motherhood. Everyone needs support and resources.

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Thursday, May 8, 2014/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1576)/Comments (0)/
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Community Health Improvement Plan rolls out May 2

Plan offers pathways to prevent suicide, obesity & youth abuse in Snohomish County

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – A plan to prevent suicide, obesity, and youth physical abuse in Snohomish County will roll out at a public meeting from 8:30-10 a.m., Friday, May 2, in the Snohomish County Campus Public Meeting Rooms, First Floor Drewel Building, 3000 Rockefeller Ave, Everett, Wash. County public health officials will present a Community Health Improvement Plan to guide agencies, elected officials, schools, the health care community, businesses, and the at-large community to tackle the priority health risks. Read More >>
Monday, April 21, 2014/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (832)/Comments (0)/
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TB can sicken any of us, anytime, and anywhere

TB Voices exhibit presents local experiences of TB March 17-28; reception March 21; World TB Day, March 24

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Nelson Mandela, Ringo Starr, Tina Turner, Tom Jones, and Desmond Tutu – all celebrities, all highly productive, and all had and were cured of tuberculosis. About one-third of the world’s population has tuberculosis (TB) bacteria, and most are not famous—but they could live fully productive lives cured of TB.

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Thursday, March 13, 2014/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (895)/Comments (0)/
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