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31
JUL

All Vashon-Maury Island beaches closed for shellfish harvesting
Vashon-Maury Island closed to recreational shellfish harvesting due to Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning. Health officials remind harvesters to always check to see if a beach is approved and open for recreational harvest before collecting shellfish.

23
JUL

Quartermaster Harbor beaches closed for shellfish harvesting
Quartermaster Harbor closed to recreational shellfish harvesting due to Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning. Health officials remind harvesters to always check to see if a beach is approved and open for recreational harvest before collecting shellfish.

15
JUL

Increase in edible marijuana intoxication among King County children
Health officials warn adults to keep edible marijuana products away from children after Washington Poison Center reports a sharp increase in reports of child poisonings in King County.        

14
JUL

King County Board of Health meeting on July 16, 2015
The King County Board of Health holds its monthly meeting on Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 1:30 pm. This month's discussion will include supporting the upcoming 2015 Seattle/King County Clinic event and updates regarding the Best Starts for Kids and tobacco and vapor products.