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APR

King County Board of Health meeting on April 19, 2018
The King County Board of Health holds its next meeting on April 19, 2018. The agenda includes a briefing and possible action on a resolution on safer alternatives for chemicals, discussion and possible action on a rule and regulation relating to smokeless tobacco at sporting event sites, and a Legislative update.

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APR

25th Anniversary of April Pools Day! Come enjoy family fun and free water time to get ready for the season
As we gear up for the outdoor swimming and water recreation season, it’s a great time for community members to get the information they need to enjoy the water safely. Families can enjoy free swim time and activities at over 19 participating city, county and private pools throughout the state. A list of participating pools is available www.kingcounty.gov/april-pools

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APR

25 ° aniversario del Día de las Piscinas en abril iVen a disfrutar de las piscinas con toda tu familia y recibe información y prepararte para la temporada del calor!
Más de 19 piscinas de la ciudad, el condado y sitios privados participarán en el 25 ° aniversario del Día de las Piscinas en abril. Tendrán tiempo libre de natación y juegos sin costos. Una lista de piscinas participantes está disponible: www.kingcounty.gov/april-pools

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MAR

King County Board of Health meeting on March 15, 2018
The King County Board of Health holds its next meeting on March 15, 2018. The agenda includes briefings on setting rates for the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program, on homelessness and health, and a Legislative update. A resolution supporting hygiene infrastructure for people living homeless and unsheltered will be discussed and potentially acted on.

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FEB

King County Board of Health meeting on February 15, 2018
The King County Board of Health holds its next meeting on 2/15/18. Topics on the agenda include discussion and possible action regarding the election of Chair and Vice Chairs and the Standing Advisory Committee on Health Care for the Homeless Network, the Board of Health work plan, Healthcare for the Homeless employee evaluation, and other related issues.

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JAN

King County Board of Health meeting on January 18, 2018
The King County Board of Health holds its next meeting on 1/18/18. Topics on the agenda include a briefing on the County's lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, discussion and possible action regarding a Resolution relating to reproductive rights, a Rule & Regulation relating to tobacco free parks, and a Legislative update.

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OCT

King County Board of Health meeting on October 19, 2017
The King County Board of Health holds its next meeting on 10/19/17. Topics on the agenda include discussion and possible action related to a resolution on healthcare access for all, and briefings on health inequities in King County and an update on the food safety rating program roll out.

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OCT

Rabid bat found on school grounds in Woodinville
A rabid bat was found on the playground of Bear Creek Elementary School in Woodinville on the morning of Monday, October 2. If you or your child had any recent contact with a bat at Bear Creek Elementary School, contact Public Health immediately for information on preventative treatment. Rabies can be life-threatening, but treatable if caught early.

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SEP

King County Board of Health meeting on September 21, 2017
The King County Board of Health holds its next meeting on September 21, 2017. Topics on the agenda include resolutions on Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, reducing unintended and teen pregnancies and calling on lawmakers to take meaningful action to address firearm tragedy; and a briefing on the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program.

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AUG

Alki Beach south to the Pierce County line, including Vashon Island and Quartermaster Harbor beaches closed for shellfish harvesting
Paralytic Shellfish Poison has been detected at unsafe levels and as a result, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has closed Alki Beach south to the Pierce County line, including Vashon Island and Quartermaster Harbor beaches to recreational shellfish harvest. The commercial harvest is not affected. People should always check the DOH shellfish safety website before harvesting shellfish.

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