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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.

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Media Releases

Snohomish County agencies urge residents to prepare for cold weather

Quick tips to keep you safe and healthy this winter

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Get Frosty’s wardrobe ready because snowflakes are in the forecast. The Snohomish Health District, Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management, and Medical Reserve Corps have teamed up to provide one place for weather-related preparedness information.

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Friday, December 2, 2016/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (854)/Comments (0)/
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Board of Health Meeting, Dec. 13

Amendment to District’s Charter and Adoption of 2017 Budget to be Focus

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – During its regular board meeting, the Board of Health is expected to take action on the 2017 budget and a proposed amendment to the Snohomish Health District’s charter. The meeting will be from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. The meeting will be held in the District’s Auditorium located at 3020 Rucker Ave, Everett, Wash.

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Friday, December 2, 2016/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1026)/Comments (0)/
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Special Board of Health Meeting, November 8

District to Hold Public Hearings on Preliminary 2017 Budget and Proposed Fee Increases

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – During its regular board meeting, the Board of Health will hold public hearings on the Snohomish Health District’s 2017 preliminary budget, as well as proposed fee increases for Environmental Health permits and services. The meeting will be at a special time from 2:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. because of election day on Tuesday, November 10, 2015. The meeting will be held in the District’s Auditorium located at 3020 Rucker Ave, Everett, Wash.

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (394)/Comments (0)/
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Board of Health Charts Path Forward

Focus to be on governance rather than consolidation

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – On the heels of a report by The William D. Ruckelshaus Center, the Board of Health indicated a preference to put aside the question of the Snohomish Health District consolidating with Snohomish County government. Instead, the Board will reevaluate its charter and committee structures in order to make governance adjustments needed to move the agency forward.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1253)/Comments (0)/
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Flu Season Updates

Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine Not Recommended

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – The flu season is upon us, with cases already presenting in local clinics. So keep yourself safe. Wash hands, cover coughs and stay home if you’re sick, but above all get vaccinated. Read More >>
Wednesday, October 19, 2016/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (1196)/Comments (0)/
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