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Last updated 6/4/2020 at 1:59pm

Health District not reporting long-term-care deaths by location

The Snohomish Health District is no longer providing the number of long-term-care facility deaths by individual locations.

"We have not been reporting out at that level of detail," said district spokeswoman Heather Thomas. The Beacon has requested information on the change, but has not received a reply.

This is a change from the past, when the district posted daily numbers on the number of deaths at various facilities countywide. Previously, the district would not list those facilities with fewer than five deaths, in an effort...

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