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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. First cases of U.K. COVID-19 strain found in Washington state

    Today, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) along with the Snohomish Health District and the UW Medicine Virology Lab, announce that the B.1.1.7 variant of COVID-19 has been found in testing samples from our state. Read on...
  2. Updates on Healthy WA Roadmap, Vaccine Distribution

    Based on new regional data published by the Washington State Department of Health (DOH), Snohomish County will remain in Phase 1 for the week begin January 25. Read on...
  3. Board of Health Meeting - January 19

    The full Board of Health will convene for its regular business meeting, as well as a briefing on vaccine distribution and prioritization. Read on...
  4. Snohomish County to Remain in Phase 1 Next Week

    Based on new regional data published by the Washington State Department of Health (DOH), Snohomish County will remain in Phase 1 for the week begin January 18. Read on...
  5. Snohomish County Vaccine Taskforce expands COVID-19 vaccination options

    Three drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination sites are now operating in Snohomish County. The sites are part of a multifaceted approach to increase vaccine access for Snohomish County residents. Read on...
  6. Snohomish County to be in Phase 1 Next Week

    Based on the Healthy Washington: Roadmap to Recovery announced by Governor Jay Inslee, Snohomish County will be under Phase 1 For the week starting January 11. Read on...
  7. COVID-19 Updates in Snohomish County

    For the first time since early-September, the rolling two-week case rate in Snohomish County decreased, from 444 to 427 per 100,000 residents. Coupled with the arrival of the first COVID-19 vaccines in the county these are promising signs. Read on...
  8. COVID Vaccines Arrive in Snohomish County

    Nearly a year after the first case of COVID-19 in the United States was confirmed in a Snohomish County man, a glimmer of hope has finally arrived. Providence Regional Medical Center Everett (PRMCE) received 3,900 doses of the new Pfizer vaccine. Read on...
  9. COVID-19 Updates in Snohomish County

    Cases in Snohomish County continue to surge, with the latest two-week case rate at 428 per 100,000 residents through December 5. Hospitalizations have been hovering between 90 and 100 each day, and the number of deaths continuing to increase. Read on...
  10. Correction: Board of Health Meeting & Public Hearing for 2021 Budget - December 8

    Correction: Previous headline incorrectly listed the meeting as December 10. The Board of Health will hold its regular meeting at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 8, 2020. Read on...
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