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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 and child care settings

Action requested: Know when to exclude children and staff from a child care setting and when to authorize their return to a child care setting.

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Monday, April 3, 2017/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (381)/Comments (0)/
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Testing for mumps

Action requested:  Follow appropriate testing procedures for mumps.


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Wednesday, March 29, 2017/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (397)/Comments (0)/
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Mumps update

Be aware of policy for excluding susceptible students from school and facilitate requests for vaccination services.

Action requested:  Be aware of policy for excluding susceptible students from school and facilitate requests for vaccination services.

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Monday, March 20, 2017/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (447)/Comments (0)/
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Pain management resources and Breastfeeding support

Action requested:  Be aware of resources to help clinicians manage patients with chronic pain.

Action requested:  Assure that all hospitals and clinics support breastfeeding.


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Saturday, March 4, 2017/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (412)/Comments (0)/
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Influenza update; Mumps update; Immunization guidelines; Long acting reversible contraception; Developmental screening; Multidrug resistant organism surveillance

Action requested:  Continue to emphasize preventive measures for influenza.

Action requested:  Be aware of updated guidelines for mumps testing.

Action requested:  Be aware of updated immunization guidelines.

Action requested:  Consider this training opportunity for yourself or staff.

Action requested:  Consider this training opportunity for yourself or staff.

Action requested:  Be aware of enhanced surveillance for multidrug resistant organisms.

 

 


 


 

 

 

 

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (442)/Comments (0)/
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