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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.

News releases are sent to print and electronic media as needed. We also share relevant media releases from the Department of Health and other public health agencies.


Media Releases

Local public health in critical condition

Governor’s budget decimates public health protection

SNOHOMISH COUNTY— Disease control, bioterrorism response, food safety, immunizations for children and other public health services are at risk of major cuts due to Governor Gary Locke’s proposed budget, say local public health officials. Read More >>
Wednesday, December 19, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (911)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Media Releases2001

Smoke-free programs work in Washington state, says CDC

Local policymakers meet Jan. 3 to discuss support for tobacco program

SNOHOMISH COUNTY—Low smoking rates in Washington state may be connected to active tobacco education and intervention programs, according to recent survey data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Dec. 14 report compares cigarette smoking in 99 metropolitan areas across the nation. Read More >>
Tuesday, December 18, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (929)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Media Releases2001

I Care...Do You?: World AIDS Day, Dec. 1

Local event focuses on Youth and AIDS in the 21st century

SNOHOMISH COUNTY--- The public is invited to attend World AIDS Day remembrance ceremonies Dec. 1 from 4-7 p.m. at the American Red Cross, 2530 Lombard Ave., Everett. Read More >>
Wednesday, November 21, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (940)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Media Releases2001

State names Jessica S. Burt “HIV/AIDS Educator of the Year”

Honoree is a 10-year veteran teacher at Snohomish Health District

EVERETT— AIDS Health Educator Jessica S. Burt of Snohomish Health District has been selected as “Educator of the Year 2001” for Region 3 by the Washington Statewide Regional Service Networks and Washington State Department of Health. Burt and five other distinguished AIDS educators will be recognized for their achievements at an awards banquet Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel in SeaTac. Read More >>
Monday, October 29, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1571)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Media Releases2001

Everett CC hosts Links & Alliances Conference, Oct. 27

Day of workshops and healthy discussion for youth and adults

SNOHOMISH COUNTY— Twenty-three community sponsors will come together to host a day of workshops and panel discussions at the 5th Annual Invitational Links & Alliances Conference, Oct. 27, at Everett Community College, 2000 Tower St., Everett. The conference addresses issues of health, decision-making and image for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth. Read More >>
Wednesday, October 24, 2001/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1037)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Media Releases2001