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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.

 

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Ups and downs for Snohomish in national county health rankings report

County scores high for access to healthy food, low for days of good health

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Snohomish County has plenty of grocery stores with healthy food, but fewer doctors than the national standard, according to the third annual County Health Rankings released by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  The report ranks Snohomish County 9th statewide for health outcomes and health factors. San Juan County is deemed the healthiest county to live in, placing first among all 39 counties in both health outcomes and factors. The least healthy county, according to the Rankings, is Ferry County, placing last on both counts.

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Thursday, April 12, 2012/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (752)/Comments (0)/
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The graying of Snohomish County emerges in a public health report

A new report from Snohomish Health District presents demographics about aging in the county

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Snohomish Health District rolled out the third of four reports that uniquely address quality of life concerns of older county residents. “Creating an Aging-Friendly Snohomish County. Series III. Demographics of the Aging Population” resulted from collaboration between the Senior Consortium of Snohomish County and the local public health agency. Highlights of the data: Read More >>
Tuesday, April 10, 2012/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (741)/Comments (0)/
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Local health reporter wins state “Public Health Champion” award

The Daily Herald reporter Sharon Salyer was nominated by the Snohomish Health District

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – The local celebration of National Public Health Month began with displays in all the county’s public libraries and some County buildings, and is continuing with a statewide “Public Health Champion” award to local health reporter Sharon Salyer of The Daily Herald (Everett) from the Washington State Public Health Association in the media recognition category:

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Monday, April 9, 2012/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1505)/Comments (0)/
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Lynnwood whooping cough clinic, April 21

Adults can get free shots at Pacific Medical Center Lynnwood

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Step up to a free whooping cough shot from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Saturday, April 21 at Pacific Medical Center Lynnwood, 19401 40th Ave. W., Suite 230, Lynnwood, Wash. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended by calling 425.339.8694 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 19.

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Tuesday, April 3, 2012/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (772)/Comments (0)/
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Vacunas gratis contra la tos ferina para los adultos

Sábado, 21 de abril en Lynnwood

Como respuesta a la epidemia de tos ferina ocurriendo en el área, Snohomish Health District (el Distrito de Salud de Snohomish) y Pacific Medical Center ofrecerá vacunas gratis para proteger a los adultos contra la tos ferina, también llamada tos convulsiva o coqueluche, de 9 am a 1 pm el sábado, 21 de abril en el centro médico Pacific Medical Center, 19401 40th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Personas sin citas son bienvenidas, pero se recomienda llamar al 425.339.8694 de 9 am a 1 pm el jueves 19 de abril para recibir una cita.

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Monday, April 2, 2012/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (778)/Comments (0)/
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