Stay Well

To stay well, you need more than luck. You need to be engaged with your health. The programs, tips and information below are here to give you support.

Verdant Programs

Domestic Violence Community Health Advocate Program


Children Dental Sealant Program


Strengthening Families Program


Diabetes Prevention Program

Program funded: Beginning in 2018

Nine out of 10 people with prediabetes do not know that they have it. This statistic from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is alarming. At the Verdant Health Commission, we want to help our community members identify if they are at risk of developing diabetes and find support to prevent or manage it.

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Tips & Info



Bulging veins: What to do about varicose veins

Are there bluish-purple or red lines popping out on your legs? Those could be varicose veins. Varicose veins are swollen, twisted veins that lie just underneath the skin’s surface. They aren’t just a cosmetic issue. If they aren’t treated, they can also cause health problems.

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Diagnosing high blood pressure

To diagnose high blood pressure, your primary care provider (PCP) will take two or more readings at separate medical appointments. Your PCP may diagnose you with high blood pressure when you have consistent systolic readings of 140 mm Hg or higher or diastolic readings of 90 mm Hg or higher.

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Vaping rises among teens

Local data supports a new national survey, which found an alarming rise in the number of American teens who tried vaping last year. The study suggests that vaping may be driving an increase in nicotine use for teens.

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Measles resources in Snohomish County

With the recent confirmed case of measles in Snohomish County (and others in King and Pierce counties), please be aware of the symptoms and informed about the disease and immunization information.

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The skinny on fat

Fat is an essential nutrient for our bodies. It provides energy. It helps our guts absorb certain vitamins from foods. But what types of fat should you be eating? Are there any you should avoid?

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Control your cholesterol

Have you had your cholesterol checked? Most adults should have a cholesterol test every 4 to 6 years. That’s because nearly 78 million American adults have high levels of the type of cholesterol that’s linked to heart disease and stroke.

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