Month: May 2019

Marijuana Prevention

We work to protect the health of youth. We work with community partners to prevent youth marijuana use. Marijuana use is illegal for people under the age of 21. Why is this work important? Marijuana use puts teens at higher risk for addiction. Youth who use marijuana are more likely to fail in school. Most Marijuana Prevention

Measles Provider Alert May 2019

Provider Alert For immediate release: May 15, 2019 Dear Colleagues, A Pierce County man in his 40’s has been diagnosed with measles. The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department and Public Health-Seattle & King County are investigating this jointly as he spent a significant amount of time at the Sea-Tac Airport. It is unclear where this patient Measles Provider Alert May 2019