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Health officials urge public to mask up

COVID varient surge leading to the practice of masking in indoor settings again

 

Last updated 8/13/2021 at 11:31am

COVID-19 case rates in Snohomish County have increased in recent weeks, and there have been dozens of outbreaks and hospitalizations so far in the month of July.

In light of the case counts, hospitalizations, and the highly transmissible delta variant, the Snohomish Health District's health officer has joined other public health leaders in reiterating the importance of vaccination and urging masking for everyone entering a public indoor space, regardless of vaccination status.

Dr. Chris Spitters joined fellow local health officers in issuing the following statement Monday, July 26:

"The he...



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