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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 SHDInfo@snohd.org.

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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Jul 29

"Say the words:" Suicide prevention training reaches three tiers at Jackson High School

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

The 2018 Healthy Youth Survey results came out in March. According to the survey, one in four high school seniors in Snohomish County has seriously considered suicide, and one in five has made a plan. For every 100 seniors, 44 of them reported signs of severe depression.

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Jul 29

Six Questions to Ask Before You Commit to a Caterer

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

The last thing you want on your wedding day is a feast that leaves you and your guests sick to your stomachs. So we have a bit of advice to help plan your big event – or at least, the food.

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