Public Health Essentials

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Sep 27

Protecting against flu, COVID, and RSV

Posted on September 27, 2023 at 12:11 PM by Kari Bray

A Fall 2023 immunizations summary

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Sep 26

Regional healthcare organizations adopt masking guidelines as respiratory virus season approaches

Posted on September 26, 2023 at 12:30 PM by Kari Bray

The Snohomish County Health Department joins other local health jurisdictions in fully supporting the data-informed decision by healthcare organizations to require masking in their facilities when thresholds for increased respiratory illness activity are reached.  

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May 31

World No Tobacco Day: Quit resources and tips to support someone who is ready to quit

Posted on May 31, 2023 at 12:45 PM by Kari Bray

If you use tobacco, today could be a good day to pause and think about whether you want to quit, whether you’re ready to quit, and what your next steps look like.

If you don’t use tobacco, don’t tune us out quite yet. You can make a difference.

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