Be Weather-Wise this Winter

Here we are in September already. Summer vacations and play-outside weather are over for another year. Families are getting back into their fall work and school routines. Once Labor Day’s ...

Posted: Sept. 23, 2019

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Vaping-related Illnesses, Deaths Growing

More than 450 people in 33 states have reported severe lung illnesses after using e-cigarette devices. There have also been six deaths associated with this outbreak. As the number of ...

Posted: Sept. 17, 2019

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Lewis County WIC Office Closed August 26-30

The Lewis County Public Health & Social Services (LCPHSS) WIC office will be closed August 26 through 30 so staff can receive training in new technology and software for replacing ...

Posted: Aug. 20, 2019

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WIC Shopping Cards Coming to Lewis County

The Washington State Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program is introducing a new WIC shopping and clinic experience. Starting September 3, 2019, the Lewis County Public Health & Social ...

Posted: July 29, 2019

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Confirmed Rabid Bat Found in Lewis County

bat found on July 12 by a Lewis County resident on his property has tested positive for rabies. An investigation by Lewis County Public Health & Social Services (LCPHSS) has ...

Posted: July 22, 2019

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State Seeks Input for Retail Food Code Revisions

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is updating its Retail Food Code to ensure it addresses current foodborne illness risks and best methods of prevention. DOH is inviting the ...

Posted: July 15, 2019

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WIC Nutrition Program Transitioning to New Cascades Cards

The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program at Lewis County Public Health & Social Services (PHSS) will transition from WIC checks to a WIC EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer) card ...

Posted: July 10, 2019

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Animal Shelter Volunteers Do the Fun Stuff

Every year, 1,300-1,400 animals experience kindness, comfort and second chances at the Lewis CountyAnimal Shelter. Our staff, volunteers, and donors are rewarded daily by their work creating these newbeginnings for ...

Posted: July 2, 2019

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Emergency Food & Shelter Program Funds Anticipated

Lewis County is anticipating receiving federal funds again this year to distribute to local organizations that operate emergency food and/or shelter programs. Emergency Food & Shelter Program Funds Anticipated EFSP ...

Posted: June 7, 2019

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Food Safety at Public Venues

Food Safety at Public Venues

Posted: May 21, 2019

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