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Cowlitz Health Spotlight

This is where we dive deeper into a variety of health topics and highlight services and activities we and other partner organizations are providing in the community. Have a blog idea? Let us know! 


Jun 30

5 Tips For Talking With Your Teen About Vaping

Posted on June 30, 2022 at 10:24 am by Stefanie Donahue

Vaping devices, known as “e-cigarettes” or “vapes”, can pose serious health risks and are the most common nicotine product used by youth. If you are thinking about talking with your teen about the risks of vaping, consider these tips.

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May 18

Rule Changes Now In Effect For Washington State Food Establishments – Are You In The Know?

Posted on May 18, 2022 at 10:59 am by Stefanie Donahue

Whether you operate or work at a restaurant, grocery store, food truck, or catering business, chances are you’re getting familiar with revised health and safety rules for Washington state food establishments that recently went into effect.

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May 05

Preliminary Data Show Cowlitz County’s Death Rate Increased By 18% In 2021

Posted on May 5, 2022 at 8:44 am by Stefanie Donahue

COVID-19 appears to be the 3rd leading cause of death among all ages, and 1st leading cause of death among 35-49-year-olds, in 2021. 

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