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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

Picnics? BBQ? Add food safety to the menu!

Snohomish Health District wants you to stay healthy

SNOHOMISH COUNTY --- Just as warmer weather brings us outside for barbecues and picnics, it also brings a greater hazard for foodborne illness if food is not handled and prepared safely. Follow these tips to help keep your outdoor meals safe: Read More >>
Wednesday, June 25, 2003/Author: Anonym/Number of views (725)/Comments (0)/
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Are you at risk? Free oral test for HIV, June 23-27

Snohomish Health District offer coincides with national HIV testing campaign

SNOHOMISH COUNTY--- Snohomish Health District will offer free oral testing for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), June 23-27, at 3020 Rucker Ave., Suite 208, Everett. The free offer coincides with a nationwide campaign sponsored by the National Association of People with AIDS (www. napwa.org or www.nhtd.org). Read More >>
Thursday, June 19, 2003/Author: Anonym/Number of views (743)/Comments (0)/
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Life’s a beach: Don’t let “Swimmer’s Itch” slow you down

SNOHOMISH COUNTY---Going for a swim? You might come out scratching from tiny creatures that cause “Swimmer’s Itch,” or suffering from a bout of gastro-intestinal illness, say officials at Snohomish Health District. Read More >>
Thursday, June 19, 2003/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1519)/Comments (0)/
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Take it outside! Three cities target secondhand tobacco smoke

Pilot project benefits kids in Arlington, Darrington & Marysville

SNOHOMISH COUNTY--- Billboards, buses and cinema ads in north Snohomish County are carrying a strong message this June: “6,000 children die each year from exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke --- Please smoke outside.” The ads can be seen at Regal Cinemas in Marysville, on the sides of Community Transit buses, and on billboards at several locations in Marysville and Lynnwood. Crystal Marino, a student at Granite Falls Middle School, created the design for two of the billboards. [NOTE to EDITOR: billboard locations in sidebar below] Read More >>
Friday, June 13, 2003/Author: Anonym/Number of views (779)/Comments (0)/
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Fresh news: Sultan parks go tobacco-free, June 11

Mayor Rowe keynotes the Osprey Park celebration at 2 p.m.

SNOHOMISH COUNTY---Sultan soon will become the fifth city in Snohomish County to freshen its parks with a healthier climate for kids. Sultan Mayor C. H. Rowe will proclaim Sultan parks voluntarily “tobacco-free” June 11 in ceremonies beginning at 2 p.m. at Osprey Park, 711 1st St, Sultan. The event is free and open to the public. Read More >>
Friday, June 6, 2003/Author: Anonym/Number of views (770)/Comments (0)/
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