spokane regional health district

Spokane mom explains how she quit both cigarettes and vaping

Some say that vaping was supposed to be the healthy alternative to cigarettes. Now, federal health officials are worried that vaping could seriously injure people - maybe even fatally. One Spokane woman was able to quit vaping, after she used it to quit smoking cigarettes.

Spokane County has first flu-related death

The Spokane Regional Health District says flu activity continues to increase in Spokane County, claiming the life of a Spokane County adult this week—eastern Washington’s first flu-related death this season.

Spokane Regional Health District forms task force to combat opioid epidemic

It's made up of community leaders from all across the county and its focused on one thing, combating the opioid epidemic that is sweeping Spokane, just as it is the nation. The Spokane Regional Health District has formed a regional task force that will hopefully help decrease the number of deadly overdoses and limit addiction rates.