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Why You Should Get Flu Shots

ContentsWhat is a Flu Shot?Why Are Flu Shots Important?Will a Flu Shot Make Me Sick?Where Can I Get a Flu Shot? At your Community Health Center, we want to make sure your family is doing well, and as the school year is starting and the weather gets wet and cold, many people will start to […]

Dental Care: Basic Information for You and Your Family

ContentsDon’t Ignore Your Dental HealthBenefits of a Clean MouthHow to Care for Your Mouth It is very important to take good care of your teeth and mouth. Doctors have learned that taking good care of your mouth by brushing and flossing properly can keep the rest of your body healthy and strong. If we don’t […]

Protecting Your Family From Whooping Cough

ContentsWhat Is Whooping Cough?Why Is It Dangerous?How Do I Know If I have Whooping Cough?How Can Whooping Cough Be Prevented? In 2011, many families in Snohomish County were sick with whooping cough. In April of this year, Snohomish County already had forty cases of the whooping cough. Public health officials are now warning families that […]

Back to School: How to Keep Your Kids Healthy This School Year

Contents1. Hand Washing2. Eating Healthy Meals3. Staying Active4. Getting Sleep5. VaccinesStaying Healthy With CHC As our kids head back to school and the wet, rainy Seattle weather returns, it can seem hard to keep your kids healthy. But there are things you can do to help keep yourself and your children healthy this school year. […]

Project Homeless Connect offers help for those in need

A “Stand Down” resource event for veterans was part of Project Homeless Connect. Coordinator John Gross said most were requesting help with housing or “access to services they don't even know about.” Counselors from Community Health Center of Snohomish County were available...

Lynnwood Clinic to open Medical Walk-In

Community Health Center of Snohomish County will be opening their first Medical Walk-In at the Lynnwood Clinic on Tuesday, May 26th. The Walk-In will be available to anyone with medical needs. Dental Walk-In services are also available at the Lynnwood Clinic.

Health District to host Mother’s Day Tea May 8

Pregnant women and mothers of young children are invited to a Mother’s Day Tea from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May 8, at the Snohomish Health District, 3020 Rucker Ave., Everett.

Spring Into Health : Cleaning Up Your Body, Your Diet, and Your Fitness

ContentsExerciseGet in the GardenBegin BikingExercise with a workout buddyJoin a Fitness ClassFrisbee and Other Fun Park GamesFoodGreensRoot VegetablesBerriesSpring Cleaning Your Body The spring season is one of the most exciting times of year. Everywhere you look, new life is being born, plants are growing, flowers blooming, and houses are getting a good spring cleaning! But […]

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Why You Should Have a Colonoscopy Screening

ContentsNew Screening Option: The FIT Test5 Excuses People Use to Avoid a Cancer Screening1. I’m in no danger. No one in my family has had colorectal cancer.2. The screening is too uncomfortable, I can’t handle trying to fit it into my schedule.3. My insurance won’t cover it.4. I’ve already had a cancer screening, so I […]

6 Wintertime Tips for Family Fitness

Contents1. Fitness Classes2. Indoor Exercise Equipment3. Play in the Winter Wonderland4. Exercise Videos5. Wii Sports and Exercise Games6. Trampoline Gyms The holiday season has come and gone, and its now time to tackle those new years resolutions. For many people, losing weight is on the top of their list. Diet changes and more exercise are […]