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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Snohomish Health District Data Walk

For much of 2018, the Snohomish Health District staff and community partners have been meeting as a task force to analyze more than 150 health indicators. This Community Health Assessment process culminates in a crucial report that identifies the top heal...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

New Overdose Prevention Resource Guide Hits the Streets in Snohomish County

A new Overdose Prevention Resource Guide is now available. It features articles centered around a new “10 Things to Know About Opioids” campaign developed by members of the Snohomish County Opioid Response “MAC” Gro...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Snohomish Health District participates in The Kresge Foundation’s Emerging Leaders in Public Health

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Two team members from the Snohomish Health District have been selected to be part of the third cohort of The Kresge Foundation’s Emerging Leaders in Public Health initiative. Administrator Jefferson Ketchel and health policy anal...

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

Health Advisory: Measles Outbreaks in Israel, New York City and Surrounding Areas — Nov. 20, 2018

Health Advisory: Measles Outbreaks in Israel,
New York City and Surrounding Areas — Nov. 20, 2018

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  • There is an ongoing outbreak of measles in Israel and New York City, as well as several surrounding communities in New York and New Je...
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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Prepare for Flu Season

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Influenza is highly contagious, and flu season can be unpredictable. Every year, there are flu-related deaths and hospitalizations in Snohomish County.

To help avoid catching and spreading the flu, talk to your medical provider or local pharmacy about gett...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

7 Days in July: 57 Overdoses

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – The Snohomish Health District—in partnership with the Snohomish County Opioid Response Multi-Agency Coordination (MAC) Group—completed a second 7-day point-in-time data collection for opioid overdoses from July 9-15, 2018. The re...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

Public Hearing Dec. 11 to Consider 2019 Budget

During its regular board meeting, the Board of Health will hold a public hearing and is expected to take action on the 2019 budget. The meeting will be from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. The meeting will be held in the Snohomish Health...

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Media Releases
Posted on: November 29, 2018

Health District seeks public perspective on Snohomish County’s top health issues

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that Americans’ life expectancy has declined for the third year in a row, largely due to drug overdoses and suicides. These are trends being se...

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Media Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Top 15 Reasons to Participate in the Great American Smokeout

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Quitting tobacco starts with Day 1. The Snohomish Health District is joining other partners across the country to urge smokers to make November 15 their “Day 1.”

The American Cancer Society has hosted the Great A...

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Media Releases
Posted on: September 7, 2018

New Overdose Prevention Resource Guide Hits the Streets in Snohomish County

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Attendees at Saturday’s Overdose Prevention Night with the Everett AquaSox were among the first in Snohomish County to receive copies of the new Overdose Prevention Resource Guide. The guide features articles ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: November 28, 2018

Upcoming Overdose Awareness Events in Snohomish County

EVERETT, Wash. — In 2017, Snohomish County lost over 90 people to an opioid overdose. The tragedy of overdose is far too frequent but is ultimately preventable. Overdose prevention, education and treatment play a crucial role in saving lives. Two upcoming...

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Posted on: July 25, 2018

Reports of 57 Opioid Overdoses Within Seven Days in Snohomish County

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – The Snohomish Health District—in partnership with the Snohomish County Opioid Response Multi-Agency Coordination (MAC) Group—completed a second 7-day point-in-time data collection for opioid overdoses from July 9-15, 2018. The re...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

Snohomish Health District to Participate in The Kresge Foundation’s Emerging Leaders in Public Healt

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Two team members from the Snohomish Health District have been selected to be part of the third cohort of The Kresge Foundation’s Emerging Leaders in Public Health initiative. Administrator Jefferson Ketchel and health policy anal...

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