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With less funding, Health Board announces layoffs

WIC program to be transferred to community partners


Last updated 12/19/2019 at 8:42am

Adrienne Fraley-Monillas

The Snohomish County Board of Health is laying off 13 employees as part of its 2020 budget.

At its regular business meeting Dec. 10, the board took action on a number of items for the Snohomish Health District, including a balanced budget with $16.75 million in revenue after cuts of $366,151.

"Health districts across our state have received less funding from the state of Washington than was expected," said Edmonds City Councilmember Adrienne Fraley-Monillas. She is one of three elected officials representing Edmonds, Woodway, and Lynnwood in District 3, along with Snohomish County Councilme...

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