Public Health

Director: Jennifer Johnson

Public Health improves our quality of life, helps children thrive, and saves money.

Behavioral Health
Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services

Child & Family Health
Childcare health & safety, children with special health care needs, Nurse Family Partnership, oral health/ABCDmaternity support services 

Communicable Diseases & Epidemiology


Community Health Assessment and Plan

Developmental Disabilities

Drinking Water Safety

Environmental Health
Bat Exposure, Septics, Shellfish safety

Food Safety
Food handlers’ cards and training, food service permits, food borne illnesses, consumer safety


Human Services

Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response

Senior Services
Meals on Wheels, Senior Centers, Senior Nutrition Program

Vital Statistics
Birth certificates, Death certificates, and notarized paternity acknowledgements
Maternal and Child Health Survey

Public Health is committed to improving the well-being of our state’s parents, babies, children and youth—and the communities in which they live. We have been asked by the Washington State Department of Health to gather feedback on the work they are currently doing. Your input will help guide their work in the future. TAKE THE SURVEY

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