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Health Alerts

Action: The Snohomish Health District Health Officer Dr. Gary Goldbaum sends alerts via email to local health care providers. Alerts cover current local, regional or national health threats and important updates on medical care and protocols. Alerts are written as needed to cover urgent or emergent health issues.

Friday, August 1, 2014

Ebola virus disease update

Action requested: Be aware of recommendations for infection control for suspected Ebola virus disease and for travel to certain countries affected by Ebola. Read More >>
Monday, July 28, 2014

Ebola virus disease

Action requested: Be aware of potential for Ebola Virus Disease in travelers returning from West Africa. Read More >>
Thursday, July 24, 2014

Listeria and Dengue & Chikungunya

Action requested: Be aware that specific lots of some fruits have been recalled due to potential Listeria contamination.
Action requested: Be aware that increasing numbers of cases of dengue and chikungunya have been reported in the U.S.
Read More >>
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Imported dogs with questionable documentation

Actions requested: Be aware of imported dogs with questionable documentation and direct any questions about rabies vaccine or health certificates to your local animal control agency.  Refer clients to the CDC website or the websites below for any questions regarding zoonotic disease risks, animal importation requirements, and traveling with pets. Read More >>
Thursday, June 12, 2014

Animal bites & rabies

Action: Be aware that most animal bites do not pose a risk for rabies, but immediately report if you suspect human exposure to rabies. Read More >>
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Health alerts include information about diseases or other health risks or issues that affect Snohomish County.