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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Water Wisdom: Prevent Drowning

Family swimming

We urge you to be safe and help keep others safe in or around water. Whether you are at a swimming pool or the beach, water safety is essential. 

A few key reminders:

  • Keep a close eye on children and make sure they are wearing life jackets if they ...
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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Snohomish County

Press conference about novel coronavirus on January 22, 2020

For more information and updates about novel coronavirus 2019 in Snohomish County, go to

The first confirmed case of novel coronavirus 2019 in Snohomish County was announced January 21, 2020. Since then, there hav...

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Window Wisdom: Keep Kids Safe from Falls

Young boy standing near an open window

Window screens are great for keeping bugs out of your house.

They aren’t strong enough to keep children in.

Every summer, when the weather warms enough to leave windows open, toddlers are injured in falls that could be prevented. A young child pus...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Most current smokers want to quit

You can quit

The health benefits of quitting tobacco are no secret.

At 20 minutes cigarette-free, your heart rate and blood pressure go down. By the time 12 hours is up, carbon monoxide levels in your blood decrease. Weeks later, your circulation and lung function have...

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