Posts by Shari Ireton

Snohomish County Communities Celebrate Launch of North County Office of Neighborhoods Unit, New County Nuisance Property Ordinance (03/29/2018 news release)

MARYSVILLE, Wash. – Today, leaders from across Snohomish County officially launched the North County unit of the Office of Neighborhoods and touted the recent passage of a nuisance property ordinance at a press conference in the Lakewood/Smokey Point area.  The mayors and police chiefs of Marysville and Arlington joined Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary and Snohomish County Councilmember Nate Nehring at…

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Statewide drug take back program clears House (02/10/2018 Herald article)

Statewide drug take back program clears House A bill was approved to give every community a safe way to dispose of unused medications. OLYMPIA — Washington moved a step closer Friday to establishing the nation’s first statewide drug take-back program paid for by the pharmaceutical industry. In overwhelming fashion, the state House approved a bill…

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Snohomish County Jail Starts Pilot Program for Medication-Assisted Detox (01/24/2018 press release)

Snohomish County Jail Starts Pilot Program for Medication-Assisted Detox  EVERETT, Wash. – The Snohomish County Jail has launched a pilot program for medication-assisted detox for those inmates with heroin or other opioid addictions. The medical unit in the jail recently had two Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNPs) and one physician trained in Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT). This…

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