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Snohomish County eyeing hiring freeze and other steps to preserve core services

Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers and County Council Chair Nate Nehring announced a series of budget steps they are considering in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including a hiring freeze, eliminating any discretionary raises, cancelling travel and training, and other fiscal management tools.

Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers and County Council Chair Nate Nehring announced a series of budget steps they are considering in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including a hiring freeze, eliminating any discretionary raises, cancelling travel and training, and other fiscal management tools.

Washington State Department of Health recommends people wear cloth face coverings in public settings

The Washington State Department of Health recommend people wear cloth face coverings when they are in public settings where they cannot maintain 6 feet of distance from others. This might include trips to the grocery store, pharmacy, hardware store, health clinic, or similar places.

The Washington State Department of Health recommend people wear cloth face coverings when they are in public settings where they cannot maintain 6 feet of distance from others.

This might include trips to the grocery store, pharmacy, hardware store, health clinic, or similar places.

Snohomish County Fire Service Agencies establish Fire Coordination Center in response to COVID-19 outbreak

Snohomish County fire service agencies established a Fire Coordination Center to provide unified tracking, planning, and response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Snohomish County fire service agencies established a Fire Coordination Center to provide unified tracking, planning, and response to the coronavirus outbreak. 

Together, these fire departments serve about 680,000 residents, nearly 83% of the county’s population.

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