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By Jana Hill
Mill Creek Beacon Editor 

COVID testing available in Snohomish County

Call first, if seeking a test

 

Last updated 11/11/2020 at 2:32pm

Courtesy of Snohomish Health District

COVID cases are higher than in the spring, when shutdown orders were issued by the state. Officials urge all the follow protocols to prevent the spread.

As COVID-19's uptick outdoes Snohomish County stats this spring, it is important to remember testing is available. Testing is useful because it can help individuals and households decide whether to quarantine, to stem further spread.

And, the usual advice persists: mask up, wash up, stay distant, avoid large gatherings, and outside is safer than inside.

Health officials have warned since the pandemic began that an overwhelming level of cases could overwhelm hospitals to levels that limit care for other emergencies such as heart attacks, car wrecks and other urgent medical issues. Addition...



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