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WA State Food Code Public Forum Meeting July 16th

Posted on 07/ 09/ 2019

The Washington State Food Code is currently undergoing a revision, and is expected to be finished by July 2020.

BFHD Annual Report 2018

Posted on 07/ 04/ 2019

Every year, the Benton-Franklin Health District (BFHD) publishes an Annual Report meant to inform stakeholders and the ...

Foodborne Norovirus Outbreak Linked to Bar Drinks

Posted on 06/ 23/ 2019

The Benton-Franklin Health District Food Safety Program recently investigated an outbreak of norovirus that was linked ...

Baby with measles

Washington State Measles Outbreak

Posted on 05/ 23/ 2019

Nine new cases of measles have been confirmed in Washington in May. The current outbreak began on May 9 in three Puget ...

Syringe Exchange Services Position Statement

Posted on 04/ 08/ 2019

The opioid epidemic is a complex problem that needs a comprehensive and collective approach. BFHD supports syringe serv...

Influenza Activity Increasing

Posted on 04/ 02/ 2019

Influenza activity has increased recently across the state, including the mid-Columbia region. Typically influenza act...

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