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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

Adult Immunizations

Action requested: Consider attending a training about adult immunizations. Read More >>
Wednesday, January 6, 2016/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1071)/Comments (0)/
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Ebola & Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccine

Action requested:  Be aware that Ebola monitoring has now ended for all travelers from Africa.
Action requested:  Consider attending an educational session about HPV vaccine. Read More >>
Thursday, December 31, 2015/Author: Hollianne Bruce/Number of views (1011)/Comments (0)/
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Ebola & Obesity

Action requested:  Be aware that Ebola monitoring is continuing only for travelers from Guinea.
Action requested:  Take advantage of useful free clinical reference tools to support management of obesity. Read More >>
Tuesday, November 10, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1095)/Comments (0)/
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Shiga-toxin producing E. coli (STEC)

Action requested:  Consider STEC infection in persons with diarrhea and who have recently eaten food from Chipotle restaurants.  
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Monday, November 2, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1036)/Comments (0)/
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Serologic testing for infants born to mothers with Hepatitis B, Opiod management & Expedited partner therapy (EPT) for sexually transmitted infections

Action requested: Test infants who are vaccinated following birth to mothers infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV) at age 9-12 months or 1-2 months after the final dose of the hepatitis B vaccine series.
Action requested: Obtain training in appropriate use of opioids. Consider offering office-based treatment of opioid use disorders.
Action requested: Treat heterosexual partners of patients diagnosed with chlamydia.  Do not refer to public health. Read More >>
Wednesday, October 21, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1061)/Comments (0)/
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