You are here : About Us  >  Snohomish Health District  >  Newsroom

Newsroom

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

Food Excellence Awards honor top kitchens

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – It’s like winning an Oscar Award for safe food handling. The Snohomish Health District Food Excellence Awards honor the top restaurants and institutional kitchens in six categories, selected from more than 4,000 food permit holders in Snohomish County.

Read More >>
Wednesday, February 13, 2013/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (801)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Media Releases2013
Tags:

Blacks targeted for HIV testing, awareness

Highest risk group for infection, greatest benefits from prevention

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. Thursday, Feb. 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, designed to encourage black people across the United States to get educated, get tested, get involved, and get treated.

Read More >>
Monday, February 4, 2013/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (783)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Media Releases2013
Tags:

Influenza hitting elderly hard in Snohomish County

Another death reported, vaccination clinic Saturday

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. -- The Snohomish Health District reports five Snohomish County residents have died in the last month from the severe influenza (commonly called the “flu”) that is circulating throughout Western Washington. All but one death was in people over age 70, and all had underlying medical conditions in addition to confirmed flu. Read More >>
Friday, January 25, 2013/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (850)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Media Releases2013
Tags:

Two no-cost whooping cough & flu vaccination clinics, Jan. 18 & 26

Low-income and uninsured adults only – first come, first served

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. Uninsured and low-income adults can take advantage of two shot clinics for flu and whooping cough at handy locations in Everett, Wash. Both clinics are free and open to the public.

Read More >>
Friday, January 11, 2013/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (734)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Media Releases2013
Tags:

Influenza claims three lives in Snohomish County

Vaccination is the best protection against this severe flu; plenty of vaccine in the county

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. -- The Snohomish Health District reports three residents of Snohomish County died in recent days from the severe flu that is circulating throughout Western Washington. A Bothell woman in her 40s, an Everett woman in her 80s, and an Edmonds woman in her 80s died in late December in Snohomish County hospitals. All had underlying medical conditions. Read More >>
Monday, January 7, 2013/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (755)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Media Releases2013
Tags:
RSS
First22232425262728293031Last