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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

Dec 07

COVID vaccine is a game-changer for keeping our kids healthy

Posted on December 7, 2021 at 11:28 AM by Kari Bray

Some parents eagerly awaited a vaccine for kids. Others are hesitant or opposed to vaccinating their children. One thing we’re on the same page about: The health and safety of our kids is what matters.

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Jul 13

Reopening = emotional triumphs and challenges. Approach Summer 2021 with compassion.

Posted on July 13, 2021 at 12:24 PM by Kari Bray

People are adjusting to another “new normal” during the COVID pandemic. It can be overwhelming at times. We’re not all diving into the reopening at the same pace, and that’s OK.

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Jun 15

Four things we can all do to keep our forward momentum

Posted on June 15, 2021 at 12:15 PM by Kari Bray

COVID is not gone and will continue to impact our lives, at least to some degree. That doesn’t mean we can’t get back to more of our normal activities, but it does mean that we need to be mindful as we do so to keep our community as safe as possible.

Here are four ways everyone can help us keep that forward momentum.

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