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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

Free Health & Beauty Fair, March 17

Empowering African American women to make their health a top priority

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. --- Snohomish Health District and community partners will present a free Health & Beauty Fair on March 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Little Red School House, 14 E. Casino Rd., Everett, Wash. The event supports National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. The fair will highlight important health issues and information for black women about heart disease, HIV/AIDS, and physical fitness. Local beauty professionals also will offer beauty tips, products, and services to fair participants. The featured keynote speaker will be Marilyn Calbert, African American Education/Outreach Specialist for YWCA Women’s Health, presenting, "Beauty is more than skin deep—but it doesn’t hurt to accentuate the positive!"

Monday, March 12, 2012/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (867)/Comments (0)/
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Splash: Flood recovery health & safety tips

Pre-flood prep and post-flood clean-up pointers from the Snohomish Health District

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Has high water soaked your home? Local public health wants to help you tackle the flood clean-up with your own safety and well-being in mind. Snohomish Health District’s "Emergency Flood Sanitation" tip sheet includes the "how-to’s" necessary to keep food and drinking water safe, disinfect wells, dispose of sewage and garbage, and clean up your home and belongings after floodwaters recede. The four-page handout is available for download at (search for "flood"), and at the Snohomish Health District Environmental Health office at 3020 Rucker Ave., Suite 104, Everett, Wash.

Thursday, March 1, 2012/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (946)/Comments (0)/
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