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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 tuberculosis team receives state award for leadership

Dedicated staff recognized for prevention & control of TB in Snohomish County

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. The Snohomish Health District Tuberculosis (TB) Program was presented with the “2013 Outstanding TB Team” award from the Washington State Department of Health TB Program on October 23, 2013 at the annual conference of state and local public health TB specialists in Tacoma.

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Friday, November 1, 2013/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (925)/Comments (0)/
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New flu vaccine options available in Snohomish County

Snohomish Health District is ready to fight the flu: Adult flu vaccines start at $30; $23 for child’s

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. Wash your hands, cover your cough, and…get your flu vaccine!  The best way to prevent flu is vaccination.

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Monday, October 28, 2013/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (900)/Comments (0)/
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Dr. Gary Goldbaum honored for excellence in public health epidemiology

Snohomish County’s Health Officer honored with the 2013 Noreen Harris Award, Oct. 16

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. –  Dr. Gary M. Goldbaum, Health Officer and Director of the Snohomish Health District, was selected recently by public health peers to receive the 2013 Noreen Harris Award for Excellence in Public Health Epidemiology. The award was presented to Dr. Goldbaum Oct. 16 at Seattle-King County Public Health offices in Seattle, Wash.

 

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1026)/Comments (0)/
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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Oct. 26 offers safe disposal of medications

Ongoing collection efforts protect kids and the environment

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – An extra chance to securely dispose of unwanted medications is offered Saturday, Oct. 26 at police stations and some pharmacies throughout Snohomish County.

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Friday, October 18, 2013/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (959)/Comments (0)/
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Preventing HIV/AIDS in the Latino/Hispanic community

Health District encourages you to speak up and get tested

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – During the month of October, Snohomish Health District recognizes National Latino AIDS Awareness, a campaign aimed at engaging the Hispanic/Latino community in promoting HIV awareness through testing, prevention and education.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (943)/Comments (0)/
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