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Everett Woman First Flu Death Of 2023-2024 Flu Season Per Snohomish County Health Department

November 21, 2023

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Word just in from Snohomish County Health Department who reports a woman from Everett, Washington recently died from a flu-related death. The county‚Äôs first flu-related death of the 2023-24 flu season was reported last week. An Everett woman in her 60s with underlying medical conditions died November 13. While most people recover from flu with […]

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Snohomish Health District Urges Tele-Health Over Emergency Room And Clinic Visits As Flu Cases Surge

November 22, 2022

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An urgent message from the Snohomish Health District today. Flu activity is increasing rapidly, and is expected to continue increasing through the end of fall and into the winter. The percentage of hospital visits for flu-like illness already is at least four times higher than the same time period in 2020 and 2021, according to […]

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Hospital E. R. Wait Times Soaring

January 6, 2017

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The Snohomish Health District is asking people to consider alternatives to a hospital emergency room if you’re suffering from flu-like symptoms. Wait times have risen dramatically and some patients who anticipated they would be going to Providence Regional Everett or Swedish Mill Creek have been diverted to Monroe, Arlington and points further. Here’s the latest […]

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Everett Woman Among 4 Deaths Linked To The Flu

December 30, 2016

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Some important tips from the Snohomish Health District following reports that four people, including an Everett woman, have death linked to the flu recently. Here’s what the Health District wants you to know… Flu season typically peaks between January and March, but it is packing a serious punch in Snohomish County earlier than usual this […]

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