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Mar 24

Joint statement on regional healthcare facilities’ masking requirement

Posted on March 24, 2023 at 1:54 PM by Kari Bray

Local health jurisdictions in our region including the Snohomish County Health Department, Public Health – Seattle & King County, Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, Kitsap Public Health District, San Juan County Health Department, and Clallam and Jefferson County Public Health Departments fully support the decision by healthcare organizations to require masking in their facilities at this time in order to decrease the ongoing risk of COVID-19.

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Mar 22

Healthy and active aging in Snohomish County

Posted on March 22, 2023 at 9:03 AM by Kari Bray

Three of every 10 Snohomish County residents are 55 or older. The ability for older adults to stay healthy is important for individuals and for our entire community.

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Feb 14

Show your heart some love

Posted on February 14, 2023 at 12:18 PM by Kari Bray

There are a lot of ways to show your heart some love. Here are eight ideas you can use right now – or as soon as you’re ready – to improve your heart health.

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