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Public Health Essentials

A place to highlight the work of the Snohomish Health District as well as share health-related information and tips. Have an idea or question? Drop us a line at

Oct 31

How Complete Streets and Public Health work to help people move more

Posted on October 31, 2019 at 9:44 AM by Kari Bray

Planning for streets and sidewalks has more to do with public health than you might think.

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Sep 16

Working together to address the opioid epidemic in Snohomish County

Posted on September 16, 2019 at 8:46 AM by Kari Bray

There were 27 overdoses in one week in July, according to a recent count led by the Health District.

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Jul 29

More water and vegetables, less coffee and candy: Kids’ health advice to grown-ups

Posted on July 29, 2019 at 10:16 AM by Kari Bray

We asked kids from ages 6 to 10 about their favorite healthy snacks, their favorite way to exercise, and what adults should do to be healthier. Their answers may surprise you.

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