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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Caution: Do not touch sick or dead birds

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Washington State Department of Health (DOH) and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) are asking the public to avoid contact with wild birds, especially sick or dead wild birds or their young. An outbreak of avian influenza, also known as ...

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Posted on: June 6, 2022

Alert for Humanitarian Parolees of Uniting for Ukraine

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Alert for Humanitarian Parolees of Uniting for Ukraine

Requirement: The USCIS requires a TB blood test (called an IGRA) for all Humanitarian Parolees of Uniting for Ukraine within 14 days of arrival.

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

Summer travel: Vaccination information

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Many countries have specific vaccine requirements for entry. A travel consultation will ensure that you meet these requirements. Make sure you plan ahead, as some vaccines require a series of shots over several weeks.

A travel consultation will help to dev...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Know the Food Code Updates

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As of March 2022, an updated version of the Washington State Food Code is in place. There are dozens of changes in the code. Learn more about them at:

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

Spring cleaning: Safely dispose of unwanted meds

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It’s time to clean out the medicine cabinet.

Roughly a third of medicines sold to consumers go unused. Storing unneeded medicines in our homes can contribute to misuse or abuse of medications. It also increases the likelihood of an accidental poi...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Most current smokers want to quit

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The health benefits of quitting tobacco are no secret.

At 20 minutes cigarette-free, your heart rate and blood pressure go down. By the time 12 hours is up, carbon monoxide levels in your blood decrease. Weeks later, your circulation and lung function have...

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