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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

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 (1570)/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 (829)/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 (892)/Comments (0)/
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Hookah lounge can’t allow indoor smoking

Judge rules in favor of Snohomish Health District

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Hookah lounges are just like bars, restaurants and other businesses when it comes to the state law that prohibits smoking indoors. Read More >>
Tuesday, March 4, 2014/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1736)/Comments (0)/
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3rd annual Health & Beauty Fair for Women of Color, March 15

Come to the Snohomish Health District for a FREE day of personal care, dynamic speakers, prizes, health screenings, refreshments, roundtable discussion, and much more.

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Ladies, when was the last time you put yourself first? We invite you to make your health a priority at the Health & Beauty Fair for Women of Color, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sat., March 15 at the Snohomish Health District, 3020 Rucker Ave., Everett, Wash.

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Thursday, February 27, 2014/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (720)/Comments (0)/
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