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

Health District calls on community for help to curb increasing COVID cases

As the most recent numbers show, COVID is still very much circulating throughout Snohomish County. The 2-week rolling case count through October 10 was nearly 72 per 100k. The Snohomish Health District has been receiving more than 60 new cases each day this week, with Thursday’s preliminary total of 114 new cases being the third highest day since the pandemic started. 

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Stay home to protect yourself and others in COVID-19 response

The Verdant Health Commission joins our partners in encouraging community members to do everything you can to protect yourself and others during the current COVID-19 response, including staying home to prevent exposure to the virus. The mailer featured on this site was sent to homes beginning March 20, 2020 to remind everyone of the basic steps needed to fight the spread of viruses.

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Resources: Novel Coronavirus

On January 21, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Washington State Department of Health announced the first case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the United States in Snohomish County.

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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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