Snohomish Health District
A countywide ban on vaping in public places, such as parks, and at restaurants or other businesses, is scheduled to go into effect Dec. 10 following action Tuesday by the Snohomish Health District board.Snohomish County joins four other...
Date: 11/10/2015 | Local News
Before the risks of second-hand cigarette smoke were better understood and led to laws that curtailed smoking in public places, it was common to hear a polite tobacco user ask: "Mind if I smoke?"Comedian Steve...
Date: 11/04/2015 | Editorials
I like to tell my kids stories about the old days – tales of how we walked uphill both ways to school and went to stores to rent movies.
Date: 10/23/2015 | Web Monkey
EVERETT — The Snohomish Health District board appears ready to approve a countywide ban on vaping at work sites and in public places.
Date: 10/14/2015 | Local News
It is Evergreen State Fair season — and there's something in the air. Unfortunately, some of what's in the air (and on countertops and fence posts) isn't always good for us.The Snohomish Health District offers these reminders to maintain your peace of mind and best of...
Date: 08/29/2015 | Life
EVERETT — Between two sides that are often at odds, there may be room for detente.
Date: 07/22/2015 | Local News
Snohomish's Ike Ditzenberger faces a new challenge
Date: 05/19/2015 | Sports
As you have likely seen in the news, we are seeing an explosion of whooping cough (pertussis) cases statewide. Here in Snohomish County, there have been 40 confirmed cases since January and most of those have happened in the last few weeks. To put that into perspective, there were only...
Date: 04/20/2015 | Commentary
The Snohomish Health District plans to award nine food establishments with its annual Food Safety Excellence Awards.
Date: 03/10/2015 | Business
EVERETT — The Snohomish Health District will close its immunization clinic after June 30 because the services are so widely available elsewhere."Health-care...
Date: 03/07/2015 | Local News
County wants to ban e-cigarettes in public places
Date: 02/15/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — A broken water pipe caused damage totaling at least $100,000 to the downtown Everett offices of the Snohomish Health District, forcing the relocation of two services to Lynnwood.The immunization clinic and the tuberculosis skin testing service at 3020 Rucker...
Date: 01/29/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — Heroin deaths reached epidemic levels from 2011 through 2013 in Snohomish County, which accounted for nearly one in five of the state's heroin fatalities, officials say.The findings were included in a
Date: 01/27/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — The owners of a key piece of industrial property in Everett are hoping to get a new tenant soon.But first, they will have to clean up the mess left behind by the previous tenant.The 7.7-acre industrial lot at 101 E Marine View Drive, just below...
Date: 01/20/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — Influenza has killed five adults in Snohomish County, part of an unusually severe flu season that has caused the deaths of 42 people statewide.Locally, the deaths include two Snohomish women, one in her late 70s, the other in her late 80s; a Lynnwood woman in...
Date: 01/16/2015 | Local News
MONROE — There's an antidote that can help reverse overdoses of powerful opiate drugs, but it hasn't been available for purchase by the general public.Now four area pharmacies are offering kits with the medication, called
Date: 12/18/2014 | Local News
With all the areas of disagreement among the Snohomish County Council and between it and County Executive John Lovick regarding the budget, it might seem likely, following Lovick's veto Wednesday of the budget approved by the council, that the county is headed for at least a partial...
Date: 12/14/2014 | Editorials