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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

Snohomish Health District hosts the “Organ Lady,” Apr. 3

Not-for-the-squeamish presentation about tobacco’s effects on humans

EVERETT --- “Organ Lady” Becky Engel, RN, shows the real inside story about the effects of tobacco on human tissue on Tuesday, April 3, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Snohomish Health District auditorium, 3020 Rucker Ave., Everett. Read More >>
Wednesday, March 21, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1563)/Comments (0)/
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Measles: Snohomish County still "spotless"

EVERETT---Measles was ruled out late yesterday by the state laboratory for two suspected cases in Snohomish County, reported Jo Hofmann, MD, Deputy Health Officer and Director of the Communicable Disease Division at Snohomish Health District. In addition, further test results confirmed that a Camano Island toddler does not have measles. Her initial test had been positive. Read More >>
Thursday, March 8, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (862)/Comments (0)/
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Measles confirmed in Island County

EVERETT-- Late yesterday the state laboratory confirmed that an 11-year-old Camano Island girl has measles. Read More >>
Thursday, March 1, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (776)/Comments (0)/
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New vaccine protects babies and toddlers from bacterial infections

Prevnar available locally, says Snohomish Health District

EVERETT---Snohomish Health District announced it is stocking a new vaccine that fights the invasive Pneumococcus organism---a common cause of bacterial meningitis, pneumonia, ear infections and blood infections in children. Health officials said they received a limited supply of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine through the state’s Vaccines for Children program. Read More >>
Wednesday, February 14, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (728)/Comments (0)/
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Connect the dots: Measles now in Island County; Snohomish County next?

EVERETT: Snohomish Health District announced today that there is a probable case of measles in Island County that could affect residents of Snohomish County. Health officials are waiting for confirmation of test results at the state laboratory. In recent weeks, 11 case s of measles have been reported in King County. Read More >>
Wednesday, February 7, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (3223)/Comments (0)/
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