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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.

  1. Mass testing site opening this weekend in Monroe

    The new testing site in Snohomish County will be opening this weekend at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe. The site is being done in partnership with the Snohomish Health District, Washington State Department of Health and FEMA. Read on...
  2. New mass vaccination site to open on Tuesday, testing site coming soon

    New sites to expand testing and vaccination availability are set to open in partnership with the Snohomish Health District, Washington State Department of Health, Washington State Emergency Management Division, and FEMA. Read on...
  3. Board of Health Meeting - January 18

    The Board of Health will hold its regular meeting at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 18, 2022. Read on...
  4. Updates to Isolation and Quarantine Guidance

    The CDC recently announced updates to their isolation and quarantine guidance for the general public, which DOH aligned with the following day. However, these changes were for the general public. Read on...
  5. Brackett’s Landing in Edmonds is Reopened

    Brackett’s Landing North and South beaches have been reopened to the public for recreational water activities. Read on...
  6. Working Together to Ease the Strain on the Healthcare System

    Hospitalizations have more than quadrupled in recent weeks. On December 24, there were 34 Snohomish County hospital beds dedicated to COVID patients. Today there are 143 individuals hospitalized, exceeding the previous high of 128 in December 2020. Read on...
  7. Special Board of Health Executive Committee Meeting - January 7

    The Board of Health Executive Committee will hold a special meeting at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 7, 2022. Read on...
  8. Brackett’s Landing in Edmonds Closed to Swimming and Diving

    Due to heavy rainfall causing above normal flow at the wastewater treatment plant, the Snohomish Health District has restricted recreational water activities in the Brackett’s Landing beach areas until further notice out of an abundance of caution. Read on...
  9. Climb in case count is reminder to play it safe over New Year’s weekend

    Vaccination, avoiding crowds, and consistent mask use are top tools for reducing spread of COVID. Read on...
  10. Omicron detected in Snohomish County; updates to monthly reporting

    Detection of the Omicron variant is not a surprise and reinforces need for vaccinations and boosters Read on...
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