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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. Tips for Celebrating Halloween Safely

    Kids, families and businesses have had to approach a number of traditions and favorite pastimes differently this year. That will continue with fall and winter holidays ahead, particularly with Halloween quickly approaching. Read on...
  2. COVID Website Refresh, Data Updates, and Testing

    The Snohomish Health District has rolled out a refreshed look for its COVID webpages. The homepage at www.snohd.org and COVID pages were updated to make it easier to find the most visited content on the site. Read on...
  3. Snohomish Health District Resuming COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing

    With the air quality starting to improve, the Snohomish Health District is resuming its drive-thru testing operations. Those who had appointments cancelled because of the closures were contacted and informed they could be tested on Friday. Read on...
  4. Continued Air Quality Concerns, Recommendations for Schools, and COVID-19 Testing

    The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has listed current air conditions as “unhealthy” for all, and may worsen to “very unhealthy” as Friday continues. Read on...
  5. Temporary Closure of Testing Sites Due to Air Quality Concerns

    With the poor air quality, the Snohomish Health District has closed its drive-thru testing operations at the Lynnwood Food Bank and 3900 Broadway site in Everett today. The 3900 Broadway site will also be closed on Wednesday, September 9. Read on...
  6. Board of Health Meeting - September 8

    The Board of Health will hold its regular meeting at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. Read on...
  7. COVID-19 Testing, Data Updates, and Reminders

    The Snohomish Health District will be closed on Monday, September 7 in observance of Labor Day. Given this, all regular weekly data updates will be released on Tuesday, September 8. Read on...
  8. Board Members Sought for Formation of Public Health Foundation in Snohomish County

    The Sound Foundation for Public Health will be a new foundation whose purpose will be to provide support funding for priorities identified in community health assessments, community health improvement plans, and/or emerging public health issues... Read on...
  9. COVID-19 Testing, Data Updates, and Reminders

    The Health District is providing updates Monday-Friday with total confirmed, total probable, and a breakdown of cases by city. The report for the week ending August 15 has been posted, as well as the updated COVID activity snapshot. Read on...
  10. Opioid Outreach Work Continues in Snohomish County Despite COVID-19

    Even with an all-hands response to the COVID pandemic, Snohomish County, the Snohomish Health District, and other partners continue to move forward with work focused on opioid use prevention, treatment and recovery. Read on...
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