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Updated Preliminary General Election results posted

The votes are cast and 121,723 of the General Election ballots received in Snohomish County have been counted as of Friday evening, November 8th. Approximately 50,000 ballots are left to be counted.

Most of the ballots that have been received have now been counted. 202,911 General Election ballots received by Snohomish County have been recorded as of Thursday afternoon, November 14th.

Only about 170 ballots are left to be counted.

All Mill Creek City Council incumbents have won their races and Mill Creek Planning Commissioner April Berg has succeeded in her effort to join the Everett School Board of Directors.

Washington State Department of Health launches new app for teens and young adults who vape

The Washington State Department of Health is announcing a new smartphone app to help teens and young adults quit vaping. Developed collaboratively with 2Morrow Inc., the app is available for free to Washingtonians and is accessible via smartphone, tablet, laptop and desktop computer.

The Washington State Department of Health is announcing a new smartphone app to help teens and young adults quit vaping.

Developed collaboratively with 2Morrow Inc., the app is available for free to Washingtonians and is accessible via smartphone, tablet, laptop and desktop computer.

First Washington state case of severe lung disease related to vaping products reported

Washington State Department of Health officials reported the first confirmed case of a severe lung disease linked with the use of vaping devices. Seattle & King County Public Health said the patient is a young adult male who has recovered after being hospitalized in August at a local King County Hospital.

Washington State Department of Health officials reported the first confirmed case of a severe lung disease linked with the use of vaping devices. 

Seattle & King County Public Health said the patient is a young adult male who has recovered after being hospitalized in August at a local King County Hospital.

Washington State officials make it easier for anyone to get overdose reversal drug

On August 28, 2019, Washington State Health Officer Dr. Kathy Lofy signed a statewide standing order for naloxone, a medication that can reverse an opioid overdose. The standing order works like a prescription and allows any person or organization in the state to get naloxone from a pharmacy.

On Wednesday, August 28th, Washington State Health Officer Dr. Kathy Lofy signed a statewide standing order for naloxone, a medication that can reverse an opioid overdose.

The standing order works like a prescription and allows any person or organization in the state to get naloxone from a pharmacy.

Full weekend US 2 closure to send traffic through Snohomish and Mill Creek

Motorists should prepare for traffic disruptions when all westbound lanes of US 2 are fully closed between Snohomish and Everett for the entire weekend beginning Friday night, August 2, 2019, and ending on Monday morning, August 5th. Southbound traffic will be detoured through Snohomish and Mill Creek, while northbound traffic will be detoured through Lake Stevens and Marysville.

Motorists should prepare for traffic disruptions when all westbound lanes of US 2 are fully closed between Snohomish and Everett for the entire weekend beginning Friday night, August 2nd, and ending on Monday morning, August 5th.

Southbound traffic will be detoured through Snohomish and Mill Creek, while northbound traffic will be detoured through Lake Stevens and Marysville.

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