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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

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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Apr 13

How employers can help defeat this pandemic through vaccination

Posted on April 13, 2021 at 1:54 PM by Kari Bray

Employers play a crucial role in COVID-19 prevention and navigating our way out of this pandemic. One of the most effective ways to contribute right now is ensuring the Snohomish County workforce has information and access to COVID vaccination.

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Dec 28

How long to quarantine after exposure to COVID: December 21, 2020

Posted on December 28, 2020 at 8:22 AM by Kari Bray

The Snohomish Health District is aligning with CDC and DOH on quarantine timelines. The first thing to know is that, even under the updated guidance, 14 days is still the recommended length of time to quarantine for all individuals. Absent explicit permission from the Health District or an employer to do otherwise, quarantine remains 14 days.

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