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

Holiday food safety reminders

Did you know that 1 in 6 Americans will get sick from food poisoning this year alone? Holiday celebrations can be fun and festive unless someone gets sick. It’s important to keep in mind these 4 steps to protect you and your loved ones from food poisoning.

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A well-aged mind: Maintaining your cognitive health

Getting older can bring many changes, both physically and mentally. Even when you’re healthy, your brain and body start slowing down. Maintaining your cognitive health—the ability to clearly think, learn, and remember—is important for your overall well-being.

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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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