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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. More People Vaccinated Means Less Masks Required

    UPDATED to clarify 57% refers to number of Snohomish County residents 16+ who have initiated vaccination. Read on...
  2. Two Snohomish County Cases of Shiga Toxin-producing E. coli

    Two cases of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) O157:H7 have been identified in Snohomish County residents. Following public health interviews, these cases do appear to be connected to a cluster of STEC cases among seven children in King County. Read on...
  3. Board of Health Meeting - May 11

    SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – The Board of Health will hold its regular meeting at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Read on...
  4. More than Half of Snohomish County Residents Over 16 Have Received a Vaccine

    It’s easier than ever to find a COVID-19 vaccine, and more than 45,000 people who live, work and play in Snohomish County took the opportunity to get vaccinated last week. Data through May 4 shows that more than 600,000 vaccines have been administered. Read on...
  5. Appointments now recommended but not required at mass vaccination sites in Snohomish County

    To increase ease of vaccination, the Snohomish County Vaccine Taskforce is now offering on-site registration at all mass vaccination sites. Read on...
  6. With doses at risk, Snohomish County Vaccine Taskforce urges people to take their shot

    After months of high demand, a sudden sharp downturn in booking appointments has put about 600 doses of Pfizer at risk of expiring. Read on...
  7. It Takes All of Us. Take Your Shot.

    Recent trends all but guarantee Snohomish County will move back to Phase 2 effective Saturday, May 8. In order to get numbers down so that Snohomish County can get back to Phase 3 in late-May, residents are urged to get their vaccines now. Read on...
  8. Snohomish County Reaches Milestone of 500,000 Vaccines Given

    Thanks to an allocation of more than 50,000 vaccines coming to Snohomish County this week, and roughly 5,000 doses now being given daily, the county has surpassed a milestone of 500,000 vaccines administered in 18 weeks. Read on...
  9. Snohomish County Vaccine Taskforce to open 7th mass vaccination site focused on transit, drive-thru

    Taskforce also looks to expand weekend availability of vaccination appointments. Read on...
  10. Symptom Checks, Testing and Full Quarantine Are Still Critical to COVID-19 Fight

    As case numbers rise, the Snohomish Health District is reminding residents to stay home if sick. If COVID-like symptoms develop or they were exposed to a confirmed case, seek testing. Read on...
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