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Remembering Fred Langer, Public Hospital District #2 Commissioner

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On December 17th, 2021, after a private 3-year battle with cancer, Fred Langer, a former member of the board of commissioners for Public Hospital District No. 2, Snohomish County, which operates as Verdant Health Commission, passed away. He resigned from his position in October 2021 to focus on his health. Langer will be memorialized for […]

Carolyn Brennan sworn in as Verdant commissioner

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., November 28, 2021 – Newly elected Commissioner Carolyn Brennan joined her colleagues on the Verdant Health Commission’s Board of Commissioners after being sworn in at the regular meeting November 24. “I am honored to be part of this work serving our community,” said Brennan, an Edmonds resident. “My goal is that over the […]

Verdant classes include virtual diabetes prevention, cooking demos in September

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The Verdant Health Commission’s class offerings in September include virtual programs to support a healthy lifestyle, opportunities to explore cuisines from other parts of the world, and more. Learn more or pre-register for classes by visiting Verdant’s website at http://verdanthealth.org. VIRTUAL – Preventing Type 2 Diabetes: Take Control with a Lifestyle Reset If you have […]

Verdant offers free teen and adult classes in August

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The Verdant Health Commission is excited to announce that starting in August and September 2021, they will offer health and wellness classes in new formats – virtual, in person, and hybrid. Classes will include cooking demos, nutrition education, and more, and they will be offered in different formats to make sure attendees feel safe and […]

Verdant approves $2.5M in community health grants

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LYNNWOOD, Wash. – June 28, 2021 – During the Verdant Health Commission’s recent funding cycle, the Board of Commissioners approved more than $2.5 million in health grants. These funds will be put directly into South Snohomish County to address community health and well-being needs. The grants listed below will support 14 different multi-year projects or […]

Verdant seeks consulting services for CHART program leadership

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The Verdant Health Commission released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the Chronic-Utilizer Alternative Response Team (CHART) program leadership on June 14th.  Since 2017, the CHART program has been administered by the Verdant Health Commission in partnership with healthcare, human services, fire/EMS, and law enforcement organizations. Verdant seeks an organization to take a leadership role […]

Free, drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Lynnwood this week

By Jennifer Piplic | Verdant Health Lynnwood, Wash., February 16, 2021 – With COVID-19 rates remaining at high levels and vaccine roll out ramping up slowly, getting tested for COVID-19 and taking precautions to prevent the spread of the virus remain vital. A free, drive-thru event is scheduled to take place Thursday, Feb. 18 from […]

A warm appreciation to those sponsors crucial in the fight to feed hungry and homeless children

LYNNWOOD, Wash., January 22, 2021 – The Foundation for Edmonds School District would like to thank crucial sponsors, including the Verdant Health Commission, the City of Mountlake Terrace, Schools Out Washington, and our many donors, whose gifts help fund important programs that support hungry and homeless children and their families across the Edmonds School District […]

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing events scheduled in area

By Verdant Health Commission | Press Release LYNNWOOD, Wash., January 26, 2021 – With COVID-19 rates remaining at high levels and vaccine roll out ramping up slowly, getting tested for COVID-19 and taking precautions to prevent the spread of the virus remain vital. Free, drive-thru events are scheduled to take place: Wednesday, Jan. 27 from […]

Lisa Edwards named superintendent of Verdant Health Commission

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By Jennifer Piplic | Verdant Health Press Release The Board of Commissioners of the Verdant Health Commission has appointed Lisa Edwards, EdD, to serve as the Verdant superintendent effective immediately. Edwards’ extensive experience in nonprofit management, higher education, and healthcare have prepared her well, said Board of Commissioners Chair Bob Knowles. “Lisa brings a wide […]

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