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JUL

King County Board of Health meeting on July 21, 2016
The King County Board of Health holds its next meeting on 7/21/16. Topics on the agenda include potential action on a resolution calling for meaningful actions to address lead poisoning and support for efforts to eliminate lead poisoning in King County and a briefing regarding a gun violence prevention program and Public Health approaches to firearm suicide prevention.

10
JUN

King County Board of Health meeting on June 16, 2016
The King County Board of Health holds its next meeting on 6/16/16. Topics on the agenda include discussion on suicide prevention, pesticides in cannabis and a briefing on proposed service model and fee for the On-Site Sewage Program.

10
JUN

Beaches from Three Tree Point south to Pierce County line closed for shellfish harvesting
Puget Sound beaches from Three Tree Point south to Pierce County line closed for shellfish harvesting due to detection of Diarrhetic Shellfish Poison (DSP). Health officials remind harvesters to always check to see if a beach is approved and open for recreational harvest before collecting shellfish.

3
JUN

Acetylfentanyl-laced cocaine may have killed two in King County
Two deaths may be related to cocaine laced with acetylfentanyl, a potentially deadly synthetic drug. Health officials are warning residents not to use cocaine.

16
MAY

King County Board of Health meeting on May 19, 2016
The King County Board of Health holds its next meeting on 5/19/16. Topics on the agenda include potential action on resolutions relating the Health Care for the Homeless Network grant, a briefing on healthy housing guidelines, and a legislative update.

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