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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

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 (1023)/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 (954)/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 (939)/Comments (0)/
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Prevención del VIH/SIDA en la comunidad Latina/Hispana

Distrito de Salud le anima a hablar y hacer la prueba

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Durante el mes de octubre, Distrito de salud de Snohomish reconoce Nacional Latina sobre el SIDA, una campaña destinada a involucrar a la comunidad Hispana/Latina en promover la sensibilización sobre el VIH a través de pruebas, prevención y educación.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (885)/Comments (0)/
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Free in-person help to enroll in affordable health insurance

Good choices available in the Washington Health Benefits Exchange

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Uninsured and underinsured people under 65 can get free, unbiased enrollment help for health insurance with 65 assisters at 18 sites in Snohomish County, including the Snohomish Health District, 3020 Rucker Ave., Suite 208, Everett, Wash.

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Friday, October 4, 2013/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (814)/Comments (0)/
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