A Jan. 30 press release from the Red Cross: Health officials are reporting widespread influenza outbreaks in 47 of 50 states, up from just a week ago. One age group hit particularly hard is children and the American Red Cross has some steps parents can teach their kids to help them avoid getting...
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Bellingham Technical College is partnering with Whatcom County Health Department to hold a vaccine clinic on BTC's campus. Teams from the Whatcom County Health Department and BTC's nursing department students will administer the vaccines.
Peanut butter recall that started with Trader Joe’s expands to 76 products nationwide (Dispatcher Blog)
A New Mexico maker of Trader Joe's peanut butter that was originally linked to a salmonella outbreak in 18 states including two illnesses in Washington state has recalled 76 almond butter and peanut butter products distributed under its name and other brands.
OLYMPIA - The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has posted on its website the first reports required from manufacturers of children's products about the presence of specific toxic chemicals of concern in their products. Products covered include toys, cosmetics, jewelry and baby products.