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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.

Sep 16

Working together to address the opioid epidemic in Snohomish County

Posted on September 16, 2019 at 8:46 AM by Kari Bray

There were 27 overdoses in one week in July, according to a recent count led by the Health District.

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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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